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November 01 2018

Enhancement after SMILE

All laser vision correction procedures have a low percentage of patients who need a little more laser after their first procedure to tweak their vision. At LVSA we have had an enhancement rate after SMILE of less than 3%. We have been enhancing SMILE using “Thin flap Lasik” for some time now. It is pleasing to see a lead article from a major London clinic in a major journal supporting...

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June 15 2018

ABC 7.30 - Fred Hollows Foundation restoring more than sight in refugee camp

Special guest reporter Ray Martin goes inside a refugee camp in Bangladesh to see the work the Fred Hollows Foundation is doing to help blind Rohingyas. Watch the ABC 7.30 report here:

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May 24 2018

Evolutions in surgery

Corneas happier with SMILE than with excimer laser procedures Posted: Sunday, April 1, 2018 ESCRS Euro Times Small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) appears to be a step forward from LASIK in the evolution of corneal refractive surgery. This is because it has greater respect for the cornea’s biomechanical and neuronal integrity, is less traumatic to the lamellar tissue and induces a...

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May 18 2016

Laser Vision SA - Adelaide Fitness Expo 2016

Laser Vision SA recently attended the Adelaide Fitness Expo 2016 with a stand.  Dr Fraenkel was there to answer all questions regarding patients suitability and conveyed the message that the procedure is Safe, Affordable and convenient. 95% of people between the ages of 18 and 50 who wear glasses or contact lenses are suitable for Laser Vision Correction.  Even if they have astigmatism....

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February 19 2016

ZEISS Now Gives you -12.5 Reasons to SMILE!

SMILE laser vision correction has revolutionised laser eye surgery by being able to correct high levels of short sightedness (myopia) previously not commonly treated with laser. And now thanks to ZEISS, SMILE is able to treat patients with higher levels of myopia (-10D) and astigmatism (-5D) with an overall treatment potential of -12.5D. This means SMILE vision correction can help remove or...

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