Short Sight & Long Sight

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refractive errors

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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Concept of laser eye surgery

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

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

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An Image of A Woman With Sore Eyes

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 significant … Read More