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HineSight – Your Sydney CBD Optometrist

Eye Wear

Sydney CBD
Eye Examinations

Contact Lens

Our experienced team will give you expert advice on choosing the best vision solutions available for both your occupational needs and lifestyle, including prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses. We carry a wide range of distinctive European frame designs that look and feel great.

Your eyes are delicate and complex. Your regular two yearly comprehensive eye examination gives a clinical picture that allows us to advise you how best to care for your eyes and vision. This consultation is personalized to solve your specific eye health and vision issues.

Contact lenses offer flexibility and freedom for your active lifestyle. Great for weekend wear or everyday convenience. Just ask Narelle and her team about what lens technologies are now available for your vision needs and eye shape during your eye examination.

About Hinesight

Our experienced team will give you expert advice on choosing the best vision solutions available for both your occupational needs and lifestyle, including prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses. We carry a wide range of distinctive European frame designs that look and feel great.

Narelle Hine is our resident optometrist. She established this practice in 1994 after working and studying in both Australia and the UK. She has extensive experience in clinical eye care and disease screening, contact lens prescribing and relieving the chronic visual fatigue of screen users.

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For Experienced Eye Care and Advice, You Can Trust Your Experienced and Highly Capable Optometrist in Sydney

At Hinesight, we are proud to be a leading independent Optometrist in Sydney CBD. Since we opened our doors in 1994, we have helped many people with many forms of vision impairment and eye problems to better enjoy their daily work and play.

Our eyecare practice can provide comfortable vision solutions for your eyes in a range of ways; contact lens, new spectacles, occupational glasses for screen work, contact lenses, prescription sunglasses or simply a regular eye exam to ensure your eyes are healthy.

The Value of seeing an Experienced Optometrist

Today, life seems busier than ever and it is so easy for our eyesight to take the backseat when considering health priorities. However, we recommend having a comprehensive eye examination with our experienced Optometrist annually in order to maintain your clearest, most comfortable vision.

Taking care of your eyesight includes protecting your eyes from wind and Solar UV and foreign bodies in your environment every day. Our Optometrist can advise you on the best sunglass protection for all the activities in your busy life. Narelle Hine can also keep your vision optimised for clarity giving you your best possible vision enjoyment at work and play. Screening for eye disease during your regular eye examination is also critical to preserving your vision for life. And who doesn’t want to enjoy high definition vision in their daily world?

  • If you have been experiencing blurry vision and eyestrain, a comprehensive eye examination will allow our Optometrist to diagnose and correct the cause of the problem. Life is too short for struggling with blurred vision.
  • One of the lead causes for eye muscle strain and headaches is over use of our computers and mobile phone screens in our daily life.  Obviously, the severity of eye strain is exacerbated when vision correction is needed at close range or incorrect glasses or contact lens correction is worn. We highly recommend stepping away from any screen that you are using at least once every thirty minutes and to stretch and relax your eye muscles by looking into the distance for a few minutes and blinking frequently to reform depleted tear film. Even simply looking away from the device that you are using for at least twenty seconds to give your eyes a momentary break is useful for avoiding digital eyestrain and unpleasant dry eye symptoms.
  • Complaints of dry eyes after prolonged screen work are a common and natural consequence of not taking the regular breaks. Our Optometrist will advise you about the right lubricant eye drops and dosage to ease your dry eye discomfort.

Key Questions to Ask Hinesight About an Optometrist in the Sydney CBD

As with most medical conditions, the earlier that you can identify eye-related issues and treat them, the better it will be for your health and wellbeing. We’ve identified a few common vision issues that usually arise in chair-side discussions during your eye exam:

  • How do I know I need an eye exam? Sometimes, you may notice tell-tale signs that it is time to have your eyes examined. If you have been experiencing headaches, blurry vision, lack of concentration reading or sore/red eyes, we advise that you book an appointment at HineSight!
  • For normal eyes, (eyes with no diagnosed disease), we recommend a full, comprehensive eye examination for everyone at least once every 2 years. Starting from the age of 2 years. Even if you haven’t noticed any difference in your vision, it’s vital to continue having regular eye tests because some early eye changes go unnoticed.
  • What is Presbyopia? As you would expect, our eyesight grows weaker with age and if we have normal vision, by 45, a natural physiological process called Presbyopia occurs. This age-related deterioration at close range is unavoidable and in most cases, a correctly prescribed pair of glasses or multifocal contact lenses can restore our near visual comfort and clarity. Over the next 30 years, Presbyopia has a cumulative hardening effect on our eye’s internal crystalline lens and our reading glasses need regular updates to keep pace.
  • Eye Disease and Ageing Apart from changes to our vision, increasing age is also a prime risk factor for developing eye disease, some of which is sight threatening. There is no way to tell if you have an internal eye disease that may threaten your eyesight just by looking in the mirror. Early detection of changes, correct diagnosis and treatment is the key to preserving our vision into old age. Here at Hinesight, our Optometrist uses a range of advanced instruments and technology to thoroughly examine your eye health and determine if there are any issues; big or small, urgent or not. Because you are an individual, it is important to learn more about how to care for your eyes and their likely issues in the present and future adds value to your eye examination visit.

What makes HineSight stand out as a Sydney City Optometrist practice?

Here at HineSight, we are dedicated to providing personalised and high-quality eye care. From your initial eye examination to choosing the right lens optics, frame or contact lenses for your individual needs, our team’s knowledge and advice aims to guide you through comfortably and leave you satisfied by your visit! Our goal is to provide you with the care and means needed to maintain good vision and eye health until you need to see us next.

We also strive to keep things as efficient as possible for our patients. The Medicare and private health fund rebates available for consultations and specs/contact lenses respectively can be claimed at our practice, saving you from the hassle of working through it yourself at home! HineSight also offers direct-to-patient delivery service for our contact lens wearers.

To enquire more about the services HineSight can offer you, please Call us on 02 9235 3044 , email us or click the Book an Appointment Here button on our website. The HineSight team looks forward to hearing from you!