Shattky Optometrists

Visique Shattky Optometrists has been serving the people of Hawke's Bay with trusted expert eyecare and eyewear since 1906. We continue a proud history of family ownership with successive father & son teams Ernest & Derek Shattky, Neil & Phil Donaldson plus Mark & Tim Eagle. Using the very latest technologies and systems we specialise in Glaucoma tests, Retinal photography, Diabetic management, Therapeutic drugs, dietary supplements and Behavioural Optometry. We are ACC primary eyecare providers and CAA certificated examiners. Our speciality Orthokeratology and Keratoconus contact lens services are very successful. Using Hoya, Zeiss, Nikon & Essilor quality lenses, High Fashion frames and sunglasses we excel in providing award winning choice. We provide Irlen and Cellfield specialist services for 3D, binocular problems, Amblyopia and reading problems.

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The Best Dry Eye and Eye-Lid Care

The Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome








         Goopy blinking feeling

         Sensation like something scratching your eye

         Dry eye feeling       (Any or all of these symptoms)


The Problems of Dry Eye Syndrome

Anterior Blepharitis

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Dry Eye Disease


The Treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome

Initial appt with Optometrist making the diagnosis of the problem

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatment sessions. (4 sessions: Day 1, Day 15 , Day 45  and day 75)

Cleaning the lids and Lower Lid and Gland Expression

Wheat bag in-house heat and massage

At home Lid massage

At home Omega 3 fish oils

Oral and topical medicines to decrease the inflammation


The Benefits of Treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome

         86% of patients report Improved dry eye symptoms

         Better Quality Vision

         Normalised Osmolarity of the tearfilm

         Less discomfort on blinking

         More comfortable contact lens wear

         Longer hours of contac lens wear

         Longer tear break up time


The Next step; Book for a Dry Eye Assessment appointment, Call us on 06 876 3777.

(if you have had our Comprehensive eye examiantion and approppriate diagnosis for these conditions you maybe able to proceed directly on to the IPL initail treatment appointment)

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