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Tom Dunne has Laser Eye Surgery at Optilase

  Tom Dunne, Radio Broadcaster and Musician, has undertaken a pioneering treatment called Presbia that provides a reading glasses-free alternative for ageing eyes.   About Tom Dunne Tom Dunne is a Radio Broadcaster and... Read more
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Get rid of reading glasses with new eye treatment called Presbia

  As the ageing process takes hold and we are unceremoniously propelled – often most ungraciously and indeed ungracefully – into our 40s, (yes, middle age!) one thing we could always be pretty certain... Read more

Holding things at Arm’s Length to see?

Presbyopia is a condition that affects just about everybody over the age of 40; it tends to creep up on you gradually and by age 45, you may find yourself holding printed material like... Read more

Changes in Adult Vision after 40

Ageing is a natural process that affects all parts of the body, including the eyes, so it is important to take note of any changes in your eyesight no matter how slight and ensure... Read more

Does Everyone Eventually Need Glasses?

Even if you don’t have a refractive error such as long or short sightedness and have been lucky enough to get away without needing glasses up to your mid-forties, you’ll start to notice changes... Read more

I don’t like wearing reading glasses, but am I too old for surgery?

At a certain point in life, your body will start reminding you that it’s not as young it used to be and it needs some help to carry out daily tasks, such as wearing... Read more

The Cause of Presbyopia

Presbyopia is sometimes mistaken for myopia (farsightedness), but there are inherent differences between the two conditions: Presbyopia: An age-related problem caused by the stiffening of the lens which results in its reduced flexibility. Myopia:... Read more

The Genius of the Corneal Inlay

Corneal inlays represent the latest advances in treatment for presbyopic patients who prefer an alternative solution to glasses and contact lens for correcting poor near vision.   Inlays have also revolutionized the attitude to... Read more

Don’t let Presbyopia Slow you Down: Optilase can Help

If your eyes are getting old, but you still feel like a 25-year-old at heart then it may be the case that reading glasses don’t fit your image and you are looking for a... Read more

How the Presbia Corneal Inlay from Optilase Works

To understand how the Presbia intrastromal inlay works to correct presbyopia, it can be likened to a contact lens, only that it is implanted into the cornea rather than slotted in front of it.... Read more