Refractive Surgery

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…

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…

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..