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

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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. Whereas we can see in school photos from the 1940s and 1950s, very few children were wearing glasses. In schools today a significant number of children will … 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

Can Laser Eye Surgery Save Me Money?

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Laser eye surgery is a convenient and effective option for vision correction, but is it too expensive? How does it weigh up against contact lenses and glasses? Contact lenses and glasses are an ongoing cost, whereas laser eye surgery is a higher upfront cost. In this article we will delve into the different options available, see how they compare and … Read More