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March 21 2019

High myopic correction


Results of corneal refractive surgery improving in the treatment of high myopia. Newer technologies and knowledge gained from experience are improving the results of corneal refractive surgery in moderate to high myopia, reports Jodhbir S Mehta MD, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore. Download this article Reference: ...

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December 04 2018

Quality Assurance


Dr Graham Fraenkel performs cataract surgery at the Glen Osmond Surgicentre. Dr Fraenkel is very pleased to announce the Glen Osmond Surgicentre, in November 2018, received full reaccreditation against the NSQHS and ISO 9001:2016 standards of Quality Assurance. In particular the Glen Osmond Surgicentre was awarded 4 “Met with Merits” reflecting the Glen Osmond Surgicentre’s outs...

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November 12 2018

OCT Screening


Optical coherence tomography (OCT) All patients want reassurance their corneas are suitable for laser vision correction. The cornea is the clear dome on the front of your eye, overlying coloured iris and dark pupil and represents the distance lens of your eye. In laser vision correction, to improve your distance vision, we reshape your cornea to refocus it. But first we need to assess your cornea...

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November 12 2018

IOL Outcome Accuracy


The most important factor in patient satisfaction after cataract surgery is whether glasses are needed or not for distance vision. No cataract surgeon can absolutely guarantee that this goal will be met for an individual patient. We are dealing with biology, not engineering, and each patient will have a different biological response to a cataract procedure. Even so, it is important to benchmark ho...

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November 12 2018

SMILE Landmarks


Laser Vision SA is pleased to be informed by Zeiss, manufacturer of the Visumax laser used to perform SMILE laser vision correction, of some outstanding landmark numbers.  Zeiss reports over 1.5 million SMILE procedures have now been completed worldwide since the procedure was developed 14 years ago. In addition, Zeiss has now sold over 1,000 Visumax lasers. The rate of uptake of the SMILE p...

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