Articles tagged with 'Optical' | Bupa HI

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2022
17
June
2022
| 09:25 Australia/Melbourne
With Australia shivering in the midst of a chilly start to winter, many of us have rugged up and received winter flu and COVID vaccinations to protect ourselves against nasty viruses. However, less spoken of is winters’ effect on our eyes and oral he...
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09
May
2022
| 10:48 Australia/Melbourne
Australians are being encouraged to book in regular eye tests to protect the health of their eyes amidst new research revealing eyesight is our nations’ most valued sense. This message is being reinforced during Macula Month, an annual campaign aimed...
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20
January
2022
| 10:10 Australia/Melbourne
Optometrists at Bupa Optical are encouraging parents to add ‘book eye test for kids’ to their annual back to school to-do list with research suggesting screen time behaviour among Australian children changed dramatically during COVID lockdowns with c...
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2021
10
November
2021
| 09:44 Australia/Melbourne
With the majority of the country now enjoying COVID-normal conditions, Australians are being encouraged to book end of year check-ups in the wake of concerns that people may have cancelled or not scheduled their regular dental or optical appointments...
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27
October
2021
| 09:45 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa is launching a simpler model for claiming on Optical Extras, as part of its commitment to create more personalised, simple, and relevant experiences for its customers. ...
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01
September
2021
| 09:42 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa Optical has welcomed the passing of the first United Nations resolution on preventable sight loss which sets eye health goals for member countries to achieve by 2030, this includes ensuring broad access to quality eye care and affordable assisti...
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28
July
2021
| 10:41 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa Optical Optometrist, Karen Makin answers some of the most common (and not so common) eye care questions. ...
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11
June
2021
| 12:10 Australia/Melbourne
Australians are encouraged to protect their eyes against the unexpected dangers of the winter sun with Optometrists concerned with widespread complacency. ...
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14
May
2021
| 11:24 Australia/Melbourne
Australians are being encouraged to improve their diet to reduce the rate of macular disease which is currently the leading cause of blindness in Australia. This message is being reinforced during Macula Month, an annual awareness campaign aiming at ...
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16
April
2021
| 08:48 Australia/Melbourne
In an Australian first, Bupa Optical customers can access innovative Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled eye tests and tailored reports that break new ground in the early detection of eye and general health problems such as diabetes and heart diseas...
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11
March
2021
| 09:38 Australia/Melbourne
Glaucoma is the world’s leading cause of blindness, it affects 300,000 Australians, with 50 per cent unaware that they have the disease because they haven’t had an eye test[1].   ...
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09
March
2021
| 10:23 Australia/Melbourne
By Guneet Sawhney, Director of Bupa Optical & Hearing. ...
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16
February
2021
| 15:17 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa has announced it will shift to using 100 per cent recyclable paper bags in its Optical stores around Australia. This will take around 100,000 bags out of landfill each year. ...
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25
January
2021
| 15:03 Australia/Melbourne
Australian parents are encouraged to have their children’s eyes tested ahead of the new school year, on the back of 2020 which featured significantly increased screen time due to online learning and more time spent at home. ...
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2020
03
December
2020
| 16:29 Australia/Melbourne
The much-anticipated Bupa Health Insurance and Bupa Optical & Hearing store in Wagga Wagga officially opened doors for the first time today, welcoming customers into the new format store. ...
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21
October
2020
| 16:31 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa Optical & Hearing network expands it’s presence in Queensland, with the acquisition of two stores in Townsville. ...
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31
July
2020
| 15:41 Australia/Melbourne
Our experts from Bupa Optical & Hearing have some helpful tips for avoiding the dreaded foggy glasses when wearing a face mask. ...
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2019
27
November
2019
| 10:52 Australia/Melbourne
Of the 630,000 Australians living with diabetes, around half are at risk of vision loss or blindness because they’re not getting their eyes tested.  ...
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02
January
2019
| 09:47 Australia/Melbourne
Bupa Optical Hobart's General Manager Jason McGregor shares why he's passionate about his role and what he loves about his customers.  ...
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2018
15
October
2018
| 09:55 Australia/Melbourne
As the weather starts to get warmer and the sun starts to shine brighter, you might find yourself reaching to put your sunglasses on, but are they really protecting your eyes? ...
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24
May
2018
| 06:00 Australia/Melbourne
Do you know what the macular is? Or what it does? Bupa Optometrist Karen Markin writes about the the leading cause of blindness in this country. ...
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2017
26
February
2017
| 10:00 Australia/Melbourne
As interest in VR grows maybe we should look before we leap into virtual worlds and think about our eyes. ...
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