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EYE CARE AWARENESS MONTH

                October is ‪Eye  Care Awareness‬ month and this year Dr. Joseph from the Southern Cape Eye and Laser Centre will be doing ‪cataract‬ surgery in the Knysna ‪‎LifePrivate‬ Hospital for people who cannot afford private healthcare. ‪Alcon‬ has generously donated top quality lenses and consumables for the surgery, and the entire surgical More…

European academic meeting a great success

My recent trip to Barcelona was a serious eye-opener in terms of size of international meetings. With 9000 delegates from all over Europe and the rest of the world, there were so many lectures and didactic sessions to choose from that I felt like splitting myself in two to be in different venues at the same time! The knowledge gained has More…

ESCRS 2015 BARCELONA

This year’s European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting will be held in Barcelona! Bags are almost packed and really excited to learn about the latest offerings from the most rapidly advancing subspeciality of Ophthalmology-refractive surgery! Then off to Dublin to spend more time with Arthur Cummings, a refractive genius..

Bringing the most advanced cataract technology in the world to Knysna

Very proud to announce that The Southern Cape Eye and Laser Centre is home to the most advanced ‪#‎cataract‬ machine in the world.. The ‪#‎Centurion‬ from ‪#‎Alcon‬ has done 3 lists to date and helped patients from ‪#‎Knysna‬, ‪#‎Plett‬, ‪#‎Sedgefield‬, ‪#‎England‬ and the Free State! Fantastic to offer ‪#‎StateOfTheArt‬ equipment to our surrounding communities and International “swallows” Watch this space More…

STATE OF THE ART CATARACT SURGERY TECHNOLOGY IN KNYSNA

Today the Southern Cape Eye and Laser Centre reached a milestone…it is the first dedicated eye centre in the ‪#‎SouthernCape‬ to use the ultra modern,‪#‎StateoftheArt‬ ‪#‎cataract‬ machine from ‪#‎Alcon‬..The ‪#‎Centurion‬ lived up to it’s reputation and performed better than any machine I have used to do ‪#‎CataractSurgery‬. The fluidics and ‪#‎BalancedTip‬ technology are flawless…it makes for superbly elegant surgery.. Below More…

25 GAUGE RETINAL SURGERY IN PLETT

Today saw The Southern Cape Eye and Laser Centre’s retinal procedures being done through ports as small as an insulin syringe! #RetinalDetachment surgery with 25 gauge ports is a step towards improving the quality outcomes that we try to achieve, and with the #Constellation machine from #Alcon it felt like driving a sportscar.. Watch this space for another top of More…

LASIK SPECIAL FOR ALL OAHILL PARENTS

If you are the parent of a baby oak ,little oak or fully fledged oak, the Southern Cape Eye and Laser Centre is running a 10% discount on your chosen package for your #refractive laser eye surgery. This offer starts on the 15/06/2015 and will run until the end of December 2015. For more information regarding the #lasik procedure, please More…

South African Glaucoma Society meeting 2015

ISTENT SITTING IN THE ANGLE-CALCUTURA

This year’s Glaucoma Society meeting was held in Zimbali on the North Coast..I don’t think they get winter up there. We were treated to an amazing speaker from Aurstralia, Jonanthan Crowston, who is heavily involved in glaucoma research and is one of the world’s leaders in Glaucoma.. I was honoured to be able to present my follow up data on More…

LASIK SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR PRESBYOPIA

Are you over 50 and dependent on spectacles or contact lenses for both your distance and reading vision? Are you looking for independence from them? If so, you are likely ‪#‎presbyopic‬, and we have a number of solutions available to free you from your specs or lenses.. This will either be in the form of ‪#‎laservisioncorrection‬ or ‪#‎lasik‬, or  lens More…

IF IRISH EYES ARE SMILING

There is an Irish dictum: “IF Irish eyes are smiling, they must be up to something” Well, in my 2 weeks spent with Dr Arthur Cummings and his phenomenal team at the Wellington Eye Clinic in Dublin, I saw many an Irish eye smile after being treated there! The refractive surgery theoretical course was outstanding. We were lucky enough to More…