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Beautiful Ireland

This year has been a whirlwind to say the least. From closing up two practices in Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, to relocating my entire family to Ireland and starting afreash in the renowned, world respected, Wellington Eye Clinic in Dublin, it seems that these last 7 months have flown at the speed 7 days normally would. But it is a More…

MEDICAL AID RATES AND PRIVATE PRACTICE COSTS

A topic that is really relevant in the Health care industry is that of medical aid rates and costs of private practice. The article I have written in conjunction with my father, demonstrates the unethical rate at which our medical aids reimburse doctors and specialists, and gives an idea into what it costs to run a private practice, and why More…

PRESBYOPIA-THE HOLY GRAIL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

  One of my passions in Ophthalmology is striving to achieve the desired visual result of my patient. Nothing makes me happier in my vocation. Below is an article I have written, published in the South African Journal of Ophthalmology, regarding the approaches of both the Wellington Eye Clinic, under the reigns of Mr Arthur Cummings, as well as my More…

New Advanced Health Surgical Centre opening Eyes…

  Brilliant first list in a world class facility with state of the art equipment and superb staff…Advanced Health Surgical Centre doing Knysna and the Southern Cape proud. The equipment used here includes the ‪#‎Centurion‬ and ‪#‎Luxor‬ microscope with ‪#‎Verion‬ system for correcting astigmatism and fine tuning the surgeon’s induced astigmatism. This is all critical for premium cataract surgery and More…

PREMIUM LENSES LEADING THE WAY IN CATARACT SURGERY

People ask me what I enjoy about my work and why I chose to do what I do… The answer is simple..Nothing in Ophthalmology brings such personal satisfaction as …seeing a patient achieve the desired visual result that they want. This week we have done a host of my favourite refractive procedures ranging from ‪#‎LASIK‬ to ‪#‎toric‬ intraocular premium lenses More…

Finance your LASIK

Are you interested in having laser vision correction but cannot afford the procedure? The Southern Cape Eye and Laser Centre deals with two financing houses who will provide the funding for your laser vision correction within 24 hours. Click on the link to explore the websites of medifin and first health finance Don’t let financing stand in the way of your contact lens and More…

National Ophthalmology Congress 2016

Back in the Southern Cape after a week of academia at our national Ophthalmology congress. Great to hear well respected speakers comparing the available multifocal and extended depth of field lenses, and to see first hand which lenses are coming out on top… The state of the art Symfony lens lying in number one spot leaves me with no doubt More…

New year…..New Eyes, with Laser Vision Correction

Lasik eye surgery Posted on 4 September 2015 Short-sighted or far-sighted and tired of wearing specs or contact lenses? Lasik surgery is the answer that thousands of people in South Africa are turning to – with great success. Until the 1990s, people with eyesight difficulties had to wear spectacles or contact lenses to correct their vision, but over the past More…

LASER AND LEISURE

  ONLY PREMIUM IS GOOD ENOUGH, SEE FOR YOURSELVES.   Get a luxury holiday and laser corrective eye surgery as a phenomenal package. Valid this festive season only.   Head over Hills is a unique luxury retreat situated on the beautiful edge of the iconic Knysna Heads.   Their luxury accommodation and world-class views are the perfect backdrop for making your More…

EYE CARE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN A GREAT SUCCESS

Thanks to a fantastic effort by the staff at the Southern Cape Eye and Laser Centre, Alcon, and the Life Knysna Private hospital, we were able to give the gift of sight to 9 people from Knysna and Plett, who would otherwise not be able to afford private healthcare. It is a rewarding feeling to be able to be part of More…