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10 facts that will help you overcome your laser eye surgery anxiety

  First off, let’s clarify one thing: undergoing laser eye surgery is a very big deal for everyone. So whether you’re still considering it or are already booked in and waiting for the big... Read more
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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
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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
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Laser Eye Surgery Cost Explained

  When it comes to laser eye surgery, the two most common concerns of prospective laser eye surgery patients are cost and safety; how much will it cost and what exactly is involved in... Read more
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Essential Eye Health Advice from Optilase

  You never tend to think too much about your eyes when you are not experiencing any problems and in fact, like many of us, you probably just take them for granted provided you... Read more
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Sports people who have benefited from Laser Eye Surgery

  
Sport at the very highest level requires many different and fairly obvious attributes; natural talent and skill, dedication and drive, ambition and desire, focus and hunger.   But one thing which you will... Read more
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What is LASIK Eye Surgery?

  For anyone considering laser eye surgery, LASIK eye surgery is a term which you will commonly encounter; in fact, wherever you turn, at every stage of your research into laser eye surgery, LASIK... Read more
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Laser Eye Surgery vs Contact Lenses – How do the Costs Compare?

  When it comes to exploring the laser surgery option, top of the list of questions for many people is that of cost: just how expensive is laser eye surgery and how does the... Read more
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New Year, New Eyes with Laser Eye Surgery

  Every New Year brings the obligatory New Year resolutions…you know the ones I am talking about: Get Fit, Join a Gym, Give up Drinking, Run a Marathon, Stop Smoking. Surely if there was... Read more
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Correct your night time vision problems with Laser Eye Surgery

  For anyone with imperfect vision, night time driving can be a really challenging experience. Whereas being behind the wheel in busy day-time traffic can be a hairy enough experience at the best of... Read more