How to Choose an Ophthalmologist and Eye Care Professional

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Written by: Shannon Tubman – Wellington Eye Centres Optometrist Your eyesight is important. To maintain good vision it is imperative to have regular comprehensive eye examinations where your vision and the health of your eyes is assessed. It can be confusing knowing which type of eye professional to visit and in New Zealand we have a few different options. See … Read More

How Much Does Laser Eye Surgery Cost?

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Laser eye surgery is becoming a more and more popular way to treat long or short sightedness. But what does it cost? Will laser eye surgery save you money? Is it more cost effective than glasses and contacts? Sure, laser eye surgery does appear to be an expensive upfront cost in comparison to glasses and contacts, but does the hassle … Read More

Short Sight & Long Sight

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Written by: Shannon Tubman – Wellington Eye Centre Optometrist Many people live with refractive errors in their eyesight. You may be short sighted, long sighted, or have astigmatism – there are many errors that can occur as well as ways to address them. Shannon, our Optometrist, has answered some of the common questions we receive about these eyesight issues – … Read More

Everything You Should Know About LASIK Eye Surgery

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Written by Dr Andrew Logan If you’ve ever looked into the possibility of having laser eye surgery, it’s likely you’ve heard of LASIK – the most common laser eye surgery procedure offered here in New Zealand and worldwide. Laser eye surgery is used to reduce or eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses by correcting focusing errors in the … Read More

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

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

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