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Hyperopia, Myopia, and Presbyopia: What exactly are they?

  As is the case with pretty much any medical treatments, you will encounter lots of interesting terminology when it comes to your eyes.   So, while medical terms such as myopia, hyperopia and... Read more

Kilkenny Hurler Padraig Walsh has Laser Eye Surgery

  Padraig Walsh, top hurler for Kilkenny, recently received PRK treatment here at Optilase. PRK treatment combats the common conditions short sightedness (myopia), long sightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism (irregular corneal shape).   Star Treatment... Read more

Bladeless, Painless Laser Eye Surgery at Optilase

If you have been thinking about Laser Eye Surgery, but fear the idea of anything going near your eye, you can relax knowing that at Optilase you can chose blade-free vision correction.   IntraLase... Read more

How Laser Eye Surgery Changes the Eye

Getting Laser Eye Surgery is a big deal after years of putting up with blurred vision and the inconvenience of needing glasses.   Laser Eye Surgery does not change how your eyes look, but... Read more

Latest Research says LASIK eye surgery long-term success

LASIK laser eye surgery to correct a person’s vision has been in use for many years, but it’s always hard to gauge the long-term outcome until enough time has passed. LASIK recipients can rest... Read more

Do I have to take time off work for Laser Eye Surgery?

No; you’ll need the day of surgery off and we advise taking the next day as well; mainly as your eyesight will be a bit blurry and if you work with computers you may... Read more

What is LASIK

LASIK is an acronym, and the letters mean for Laser in Situ Keratomileusis. Bit of a tongue-twister, which is why we use the term LASIK. It refers to the use of a laser to... Read more

PRK or LASEK eye surgery

Laser Eye Surgery is an umbrella term, and encompasses different types of procedures tailored to the needs of each patient. LASIK surgery is the most widely used these days, but may not suit everyone.... Read more

How do lasers work on eyes?

The first laser sculpting process for eyes was used over 20 years ago, and these days the phenomenal technological advances in the field of eye surgery have really seen the use of lasers skyrocket.... Read more

Seeing is believing

Seeing is believing with Laser Eye Surgery   For some, 20/20 vision is but a dream. The prospect of waking and not having to shuffle in search of contacts or immediately reach out for... Read more