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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

A Single Test That Can Predict Onset Of Myopia in Children

  Most of us will recall that very often, as a child, our parents would holler at us to “move back from that television or you’ll get square eyes!”. (Does this ring any bells... Read more

Laser Eye Surgery for Myopia

Myopia (short-sightedness) is caused when the eye doesn’t bend or refract light properly to a single focus. This means it’s very difficult to see images clearly, and although objects held close to you look... Read more