Unveiling the World of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) – Your Optometrist’s Focus on Advanced Eye Health

In the ever-evolving eye care landscape, one term that often surfaces is Optical Coherence Tomography or OCT. But what does this intricate-sounding process involve, and why might your optometrist reco...

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The 5 Things You Must Know About Multifocal Contact Lenses

When we talk about contact lenses generally, you likely think of single-vision contact lenses—one power in the lens correcting either distance or near vision for the wearer (just like how single-vis...

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Ghosts in Glasses: Get Ready for Halloween with The Optical Superstore

The time nears that zombies will rise, ghosts will haunt the streets, and couples will waltz around in bright pink ensembles mirroring the best of this year’s movies. Halloween approaches and we’r...

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Removing & Putting In Contact Lenses | The Optical Superstore Wear & Care Masterclass

Contact lenses have become indispensable for millions, offering freedom from ...

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Do I Need Glasses? | Five Signs to Keep in Mind

Ever found yourself wondering if your vision has worsened? Here’s a handy guide to know whether it’s time to pop into The Optical Superstore for a bulk-billed eye test....

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The 5-Step Ultimate Guide to Buying Glasses Online

As technology reshapes the eyewear landscape, finding the ideal pair of glasses is thrilling yet complex. Here, we unravel the mysteries of shopping online for eyewear, ensuring your experience is smo...

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Do Glasses Make My Eyes Worse? Separating Fact from Fiction

Unlock the truth about glasses: Are they a friend or foe for your vision? Do you resist and persist? Or will prescription glasses play a positive role in supporting your sight? Let's discuss it! ...

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Beyond The Bin | What To Do With Old Glasses

Here is your practical guide, developed to help you give your old eyewear a meaningful second life. We'll discuss three things you can do with old glasses:...

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Sunnies for Spring: Are Polarised Lenses the Better Option for Your Eyes?

How good is the warm spring weather? A perfect compromise between frosty winter and scorching summer. Now you might be looking to parks and beaches, considering soaking up the season while you’ve go...

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Unlock the Secret Behind Blue Light Glasses: What Do Blue Light Glasses Do?

Hold tight as we discuss the approach to tackling some serious lifestyle interruptions in our digital day and age, and get into the nitty-gritty behind blue light-blocking lenses. After all, discussin...

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Busted! Myths About Removing Scratches from Glasses | Real Solutions for Real Peace of Mind

You're out, enjoying your day at the speed of life when suddenly, it happens—a HUGE scratch appears on your glasses....

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The Secret to Spectacular Style: What Glasses Suit My Face?

Your eyeglasses aren't just a necessity; they're your style signature, uniquely you. But with countless frame options, how do you choose what glasses suit your face? Get ready to decode the style secr...

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Don’t Stress the Dollar Sign: A Student’s Guide to Affordable Optics

Throughout childhood, parents and guardians can be relied upon to keep the Earth turning. This includes managing important health checks, essential for keeping you in the best possible condition so yo...

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The Struggle Is Real | How To Clean Glasses The Right Way. Every time!

Are you tired of the never-ending battle against those stubborn smudges, mysterious streaks, and that perpetual, elusive, greasy film that magically appears on your eyeglasses just moments after you h...

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Contact Lenses for Kids: 3 Things Young Wearers (plus Mum & Dad) Must Know

Navigating the journey of introducing contact lenses to your child is a life-changing blend of excitement and careful thought....

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Frames for the Whole Family: Your One-Stop Shop for All Optical Needs

The kids are at school and netball training and sleepovers. Mum and dad are at work and the grocery store and brunch with friends. Grandma and grandpa are at golf and bingo and in the vegetable garden...

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5 FAQs | Elevating Your Vision with Free-Form Lenses: The Optical Superstore’s Guide

G'Day, optical aficionados! If you're as passionate about clear vision as we are, you're in for a treat. ...

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See More, Be More | Unlocking Vision Excellence with 6 Lens Coatings

When it comes to eyewear, clarity and comfort are paramount. But have you ever considered how lens coatings can take your eyewear experience to the next level?...

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A Day for the Dads: Celebrate with The Optical Superstore this September

Mark your calendars; Father’s Day is September 3rd, and we’ve got just the present for him…...

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G’Day, Great Vision | 7 Reasons to Consider Free-Form Single Vision Lenses

Did You Know? A rich and fascinating heritage is behind the development and use of single-vision prescription glasses....

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QuickTint & QuickTint Plus | Photochromatic Lenses By The Optical Superstore

Did You Know? There is a colour-change lens on the market that reacts behind your car's window screen....

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Unleash Visual Versatility with HT Precision Multifocal Lenses at The Optical Superstore

Welcome to The Optical Superstore, your trusted destination for innovative vision solutions tailored to your needs....

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Shooting for Success: The Benefits of Contact Lenses for Athletes.

This is Australia’s year for sporting success. As we don our green and gold in support of the Matildas - carrying our hopes and dreams with them through the FIFA ....

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The Future of Multifocal Glasses Is Now: Introducing HT Digital Freeform Lenses

Welcome to The Optical Superstore, your trusted destination for cutting-edge vision solutions. In this blog post, we are thrilled to unveil the revolutionary HT Digital range of multifocal glasses len...

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Boost Your Productivity in the Digital Age with HT Indoor Lenses | Your Introductory Guide

Welcome to The Optical Superstore, your trusted destination for innovative vision solutions....

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Sunnies for the Snow: Glare Stops With Polarised Lenses

Thick socks, warm fires, hot drinks, and comforting movies might present the perfect winter for many, but for the adventurous among us, cold months have never been a time for hibernation. ...

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A Clear Vision For First Peoples | All Eyes Needed

NAIDOC Week (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) is a week-long celebration of the culture, history and achievements ...

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Kids See Clearly: Book an Eye Test These School Holidays

Congratulations parents; you’ve reached the halfway mark! Take a moment to give yourself a pat on the back for battling through the semester one...

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Backing Aussie Households Beyond the RBA Rate Pause | the Optical Superstore Way

We've all had our eyes peeled, waiting for the latest RBA cash rate announcements: What was announced—and how does .....

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Gear Up for Success: Stylish & Durable Children’s Glasses to See Out the Rest of the School Year

All you busy mums and dads have found yourselves at the midway mark of the school year during the winter holiday ...

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Winter Warmers

Winter by the fire with a book is good. Winter by the fire with a book and new glasses from The Optical Superstore is better. ...

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Lifting the Lid on Blepharitis Your Go-To Guide

Welcome to a quick-start, go-to guide on blepharitis, a common and persistent eye condition for MANY Australians....

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Celebrate In Style: International Sunglasses Day

Did you know that June 27th, 2023, is celebrated as International Sunglasses Day? It's a day dedicated to raising awareness about the significance of wearing sunglasses to protect your eyes from the ...

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Lights, Retinal Camera, Action! Hollywood Plaza

The Optical Superstore is excited to announce the opening of its newest location in Hollywood Plaza, Salisbury Downs, South Australia....

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Cataracts: Understanding the Silent Thief of Vision

June is Cataract Awareness Month, so let's raise awareness among Australians about this common eye condition that affects many older Australians. ...

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Visions Of Winter | 4 Things You Can Do Right Now To See Out Winter

As the chilly winds blow and winter settles in, it's essential to prioritize your family's eye health and there’s no better time to educate ourselves about maintaining good eye health during winter....

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Macular Degeneration | 3 Things To Know When Thinking “Eye Test Near Me”

When your optometrist discusses your vision needs, eye health or macula health specifically, early detection is one of the consistent discussion areas. ...

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Contact Lenses & Eye Health In Winter | What You Need To Know

Here's what you need to see right now to benefit more from your contact lens usage during winter!...

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Time To Upgrade Your Prescription Safety Glasses? EOFY Call To Action!

Did You Know? Getting into The Optical Superstore now means avoiding the End Of Financial Year Rush!...

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Raise A Cuppa | Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

For 30 years, the annual Australia's Biggest Morning Tea campaign has helped raise much-needed funds to positively impact the lives of Australian households affected by cancer....

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Australian Fashion Week (May 15th – 19th)

Australian Fashion Week blazes to life on May 15th, and we’re ready to walk the runway. At the Optical Superstore, we can’t understand why the appreciation of Australian fashion should be confin...

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SOS For Mum This Mother’s Day | Save Our Shades

How are you celebrating your mum this Mother's Day? For many Aussie families, Mother's Day is a day to treat hardworking and self-sacrificing mums to something a little special; for breakfast in bed,...

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Macula Month 2023 | Education in Eyecare For A Clearer Tomorrow

Macular degeneration is a common eye disease impacting millions of people worldwide....

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ANZAC DAY | An Important Piece of Australian History

Anzac Day: a day of great importance for Australians and New Zealanders. This day for remembrance grants us the opportunity to consider the brave soldiers who served and sacrificed their lives for the...

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Tomorrow | Your Reward for Working Safely Today

Did you know? As of March 30th, 34 Australian workers have been killed at work this year. It's a sad statistic: That's over 11 lives lost each month! And that's a big reason why we want to take this ...

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Stunning Sophistication: Eyewear by Marc Jacobs and The Optical Superstore

At The Optical Superstore, we are thrilled to offer our customers the latest in high-fashion eyewear, including the iconic designs of Marc Jacobs! Who Is Marc Jacobs? Born in NYC in 1963, Jacobs quick...

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Optical Superstore’s Grand Opening in Yeppoon: A True Blue Aussie Experience!

G’Day, Yeppoon! We have an announcement…We couldn’t be more thrilled to announce the long-awaited opening of Optical Superstore’s new location in the beautiful coastal town of Yeppoon....

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Your Children’s Eyes Are In Great Hands With The Latest Word On MiYOSMART LENSES

Does your child struggle with distance vision, finding it difficult to see across the classroom or outside? It's likely your little one is contending with the problems brought about by myopia. ...

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Don’t Leave Healthy Vision To The Luck Of The Irish This St. Patrick’s Day

Australia, March 17th, 2023 - As St. Patrick's Day approaches, the Optical Superstore encourages all Australians to consider the importance of caring for their eye health. ...

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The Optical Superstore Celebrates International Women’s Day for 2023

This year in Australia, March 8th, 2023, will commemorate International Women's Day. Encouraging Australian Women toPrioritize Vision-Health Needs: Think Eye Test...

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Experience the Art of Italian Fashion with Emilio Pucci’s Stunning Spectacle Frames

Are you seeking bold and colourful eyewear to keep up with your personality and enhance your unique style?...

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Introduce Your Eyes to Autumn with The Optical Superstore

You are seeking clarity around multifocal — prescription eyewear that you wear every day. Would they suit you and your lifestyle and vision needs? Read on to find out....

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MULTIFOCAL LENSES | Tailored Prescription Glasses for Every Lifestyle

You are seeking clarity around multifocal — prescription eyewear that you wear every day. Would they suit you and your lifestyle and vision needs? Read on to find out....

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9 Tips to Get Kids into Children’s Sunglasses

No doubt you enjoy sunglasses and see the value in wearing them. So how do you get kids to put them on — and keep them on? Keep reading for nine great tips to help your family get into sunglasses....

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Let’s Talk Local | Five Reasons Optical Superstore Loves Being Australian-owned and Operated

Glaucoma is a complex eye disease that affects millions of people around the world ...

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5 Sunglass Styles That Will Have Your Eyes Summer-Ready

Yay! It’s summer time—finally! And as we step into 2023 there are brand new opportunities to use your health fund with optical benefits, book in for a bulk-billed eye test, and get summer ready! ...

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5 Things Your Parents Need to Know About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a complex eye disease that affects millions of people around the world ...

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Six Years In And The Results For MiYOSMART Lenses Are Looking Good

This week is MIYOPIA AWARENESS WEEK: 23rd—28thMay, 2022. There is simply no better time to focus on your family’s vision needs!...

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Producing Prescription Lenses: Through Thick & Thin

Have you ever wondered why your pair of lenses are thicker than a previous pair?Perhaps your lenses have gotten heavier over the years, and you often wonder why?Let us provide a little background behi...

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Get an A+ with Your Next Visit to The Optical Superstore.

It’s no secret we live in a digital age. For years, students around Australia have spent many hours each day in front of electronic hand-held devices and computer screens. However, the formal classr...

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Did you know—Optical Superstore STILL calls Australia, Home?

Yes, Optical Superstore is 100% Australian-owned and operated. A fact, our brand is very proud about. Since, 1989—that’s right, for 33 years—Optical Superstore and Island Optical (Tasmania) have...

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Multifocal glasses

Multifocal lenses are different from regular lenses as they allow you to see at multiple distances. Multifocals are great for accommodating various vision needs at once, including viewing objects far ...

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Designer glasses

Eyeglasses are items you wear every day, all day, so finding ones that are comfortable and suit you is very important. There is a huge variety of frames to choose from, with options to suit all prefer...

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What is a cataract?

A cataract affects the lens of the eye, which is nestled behind the iris. The lens is responsible for generating sharp images on the retina, by using and focusing the light that passes into the eye. ...

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Contact lenses

Many people today require eyesight aid, in the form of lenses. Some prefer to use traditional eyeglasses, which become a staple part of their everyday wear, while others prefer the seamless and incons...

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Blue light filter glasses

Blue light is the natural light that makes up some of the light we get from the sun. When the sun is at its highest point in the middle of the day, we receive the most blue light and we get the least ...

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Prescription safety glasses

Eye injuries are common when working in many different occupations. From construction and carpentry to machine working and science, protective safety glasses are essential for avoiding debilitating tr...

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