Cataracts – Everything You Should Know

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Cataract surgery is one of the most common operations done on the human body and is certainly one of the most successful and safe ones. Over the last 30 years, there have been enormous advances in the technology and techniques used to perform cataract surgery, making it a relatively simple, quick and safe operation. Most people have excellent visual outcomes … Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

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Eye rubbing is one of the worst things you can do to your eyes if you are a teenager or a preteen, or in your early 20s. Eye rubbing can affect the collagen fibres in your cornea, potentially causing keratoconus and deterioration in vision. Continue reading to find out more about how eye rubbing can affect your eyesight. The Cornea … Read More

The Truth Behind Common Laser Eye Surgery Myths

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As with any medical procedure, laser eye surgery can seem quite daunting and scary.  There’s a lot of information available online, but it can be hard to know the difference between fact and myth, especially when a lot of this content isn’t written by qualified people. You might be left asking: is laser eye surgery safe? Will it be painful? … Read More

Short Sight or Myopia – What Is It And What Can You Do About It?

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Written by Dr Andrew Logan   Myopia, also known as short-sightedness, is becoming increasingly common throughout the world. In some countries it has reached epidemic proportions. In many countries in Asia, almost everyone wears glasses for correction of myopia. In school photos from the 1940s and 1950s, very few children are seen to be wearing glasses. In schools today a … Read More

Laser Eye Surgery: The Benefits Of SMILE

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If you’re considering laser eye surgery, you’ve probably come across the types of laser eye surgery that are available in New Zealand – LASIK, PRK and SMILE. These all have their own associated benefits and are used to correct different types of eyesight. SMILE is the newer refractive surgery of the three and has quickly become our preferred surgery to … Read More

Meet Dr Andrew Logan: New Zealand’s First LASIK Eye Surgeon

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Have you ever wanted to learn more about laser eye surgery from an expert? We caught up with our laser eye surgeon Dr. Andrew Logan to ask some important questions about laser eye surgery, the industry, and Dr. Logan’s career. Dr. Logan is the founder of Wellington Eye Centre and has been an ophthalmologist, or eye doctor, for over 35 … Read More

Can Laser Eye Surgery Save Me Money?

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You may often hear that Laser Eye Surgery is a convenient and preferred option for vision correction for many people, but others deem it to be too expensive. We want to weigh up the different options consumers currently have for correcting their eye sight – glasses, contact lenses and laser eye surgery. Could laser eye surgery be cost effective in … Read More