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Nelson Mandela Charity Golf Day 18 July 2018

2018 Summary:   Optical Alliance in conjunction with the University of Johannesburg, Optometry Department, hosted a Charity Golf Day at the Observatory Golf Club on Wednesday, 18 July 2018. This [...]
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Nelson Mandela Charity Golf Day 18 July 2019

2019 Summary:   Jul 18, 2019 – As Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated for the 10th year, Optical Alliance, the Student board of the University of Johannesburg Optometry department [...]
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Optical Alliance Covid-19 2020 relief donation

The Optical Alliance social responsibility fund is a joint effort between our family of participating preferred suppliers, our members and Optical Alliance. As part of Optical Alliance’s response to the [...]
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Optical Alliance Cycling Initiative

During 2018, Optical Alliance collaborated with OA preferred suppliers and members to create a cycling team that took part in a national cycling competition. This initiative comprised of 19 enthusiastic [...]
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Pnx Kids Lenses | Kids Eye Protection

THE PROTECTION THEY NEED. Kids play hard. That’s why it’s important to keep their eyes safe every moment of the day. IMPACT PROTECTION Made with Trivex lens material, PNX Kids [...]
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Eye Care Awareness

Are you one of millions of people around the world walking around with a sight-threatening eye disease? Unless you have your eyes checked regularly by an eye care professional, you [...]
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Know the Symptoms of Dry Eyes

Did you know that over half the South African population could potentially suffer from dry eyes? It’s no surprise as we live in a hot and dry climate. Dry eye [...]
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Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness

What is diabetic eye disease? Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye conditions that affects people who have diabetes. Diabetic eye disease may cause severe vision loss and even [...]
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Anti Fatigue Lenses South Africa

What is an Anti-Fatigue Lens? Anti-FatigueLenses are lenses that are made with a slight and subtle addition within your lens to assist with near vision work. An anti-fatigue lens will [...]
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World Sight Day | Awareness to Blindness

World Sight Day is annually held to bring awareness to blindness and vision impairment. This year the initiative is titled “Hope in Sight”. World Sight Day helps to influence the [...]
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Contact Lens Hygiene

Contact lens Hygiene Keeping your contact lenses clean and stored in a hygienically and correctly plays an important part in maintaining good eye health. The risk of developing an infection [...]
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Children’s eye health and safety

August is Children’s eye health and safety month. With lock-down and Covid shutting schools down for extended periods of time and most of the schooling being done online now. They [...]
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What Are Common Eye Allergies?

Common eye allergies: Swelling or puffiness of the eyes. Redness Itching Dry eyes Foreign body sensation Tearing Discharge from the eye Discomfort wearing contact lenses These symptoms may not essentially [...]
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Common eye problems and eye conditions

Eye conditions are common conditions that can affect anyone sometimes without obvious symptoms at different stages in life. Let us take a look at some of conditions that can cause [...]
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