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Author Archive for Jim

Dr Jim Kokkinakis (Optometrist) graduated in 1983 from the Optometry School University of NSW. He is currently a Senior Lecturer there and regular speaker to both Optometrists and Ophthalmologists in Australia and Internationally. He has a specialist clinical practice in the Sydney CBD with interests in Eye Strain, Computer Vision problems, Treatment of Eye Diseases and complex Contact lens Fittings.

Curing Keratoconus the High Tech Way
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Curing Keratoconus the High Tech Way

Keratoconus This is an eye condition that occurs when the structure of the cornea degenerates. The cornea is the clear tissue that covers the front of the eye. It is normally round but when you have this eye condition, it slowly transforms to a conical shape.  This article is very specific to a number of […]

Dealing With Degenerative Myopia
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Dealing With Degenerative Myopia

Most people do not take Myopia seriously. After all, it is a common vision problem. This condition, (also called nearsightedness or short-sightedness), involves having blurred vision when looking at things far from you while objects near you appear clear. This is assuming you are not wearing glasses or contact lenses. Perhaps, the notion of myopia […]

Dry Eye Advances
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Dry Eye Advances

Dry Eye Assessment and Treatment There have been some great advances in the last few years.  Enormous research and development has occurred and is still being developed because Dry Eyes are a huge problem for many people. The Eye Practice in the CBD of Sydney now has the most advanced Dry Eye Clinic in Australasia. […]

Jim Kokkinakis Optometrist talks about... What Triggers Conjunctivitis?
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Jim Kokkinakis Optometrist talks about… What Triggers Conjunctivitis?

Determining conjunctivitis is far easier than pronouncing it.  It is nearly as difficult as Jim Kokkinakis! The name may sound so complicated but it is actually what most people call as, “pink eye”. This eye ailment is experienced once the conjunctiva becomes swollen and red. The conjunctiva is the outermost part of the eye, which […]

Factors and Common Medications that Can Cause Dry Eyes
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Factors and Common Medications that Can Cause Dry Eyes

Having dry eyes is a problem that is experienced when the eyes lack proper lubrication because the tears are insufficient. This may be because the tear has low level of oil so it evaporates quickly. In some cases, the tear glands are incapable of producing sufficient amount of moisture which should coat the eyeballs. In […]

Simplifying Colorimetry
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Simplifying Colorimetry

Colorimetry is properly defined as the technology which exactly quantifies how humans perceive colors. This entails the use of instruments in order to specify the colors with the help of visual standards or spectroscopic as basis. Interestingly, each individual has a slightly different perception of color. Though the colors like blue, red, green and others […]