Refractive Surgery

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…

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…

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…

REFRACTIVE SURGERY FELLOWSHIP

Tomorrow I am off to the land of Guinness and 4 leaf clovers to embark on a very exciting two week fellowship with a world leader in refractive or lasik surgery, Dr Arthur Cummings in Dublin, Ireland. Lasik surgery has always been a passion of mine and I have been “chomping at the bit” for an opportunity to spend time More…

PUTTING 2015 IN FOCUS…

January has seen the Southern Cape Eye and Laser Centre hit the ground running with my passions in Ophthalmology.. We have done a lasik list, or refractive laser surgery with our state of the art,  flying spot Technolase excimer laser- what a wonderful way to start the year…there is nothing more fulfilling in my line of work than to see the More…

SEE 2015 IN CLEARLY WITH LASIK IN THE GARDEN ROUTE

Enjoy seeing the sun set over the Eastern Head of Knysna…whether you live here, or holiday here, contact the Southern Cape Eye and Laser Centre to discover our lasik and leisure package deals. If you are looking for laser vision correction in the Southern Cape Garden Route for your short-sightedness, astigmatism or far-sightedness, Dr Joseph uses state of the art equipment to profile More…

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OSSA 2014

With a world class panel on hot topics including femtosecond lasik, current treatment modalities for diabetic maculopathy, and the inaugural meeting of the South African strabismus and Paediatric Society, OSSA 2014 was bound to be an academic overload. Below is the tip of the iceberg regarding take home points: Graham Barrett: (cataract and refractive surgeon) 1 .2.5mm surgical incisions for More…

OPHTHALMOLOGY SOCIETY MEETING 2014

This year’s OSSA meeting was held in the beautiful Drakensburg, Champagne Sports Resort. So we decided to make a road trip of it(pretty brave or stupid) considering I have two girls under 3 years of age..but what a fantastic decision it turned out to be. Our first stop was Graaf Reinet for the night-there is an inexplicable magic about the More…