Category: KAMRA


Holding things at Arm’s Length to see?

26 Apr 2014
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 papers and jar labels far away from your eye in order to focus on them.   Presbyopia is a different condition […]
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I don’t like wearing reading glasses, but am I too old for surgery?

10 Jan 2014
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 reading glasses to read the labels on jars, type text messages, or read the Sunday paper.   When you need reading […]
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Top Ten Warning Signs of Age-Related Eye Trouble

30 Aug 2013
As we get older, everything starts to fail a bit; and our eyes are no exception. We can work out to keep our bodies fit, but to keep our eyes in good shape is not as simple.   Good nutrition and regular check-ups will help stave off age-related vision problems, and early diagnosis is useful […]
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Baby Boomers and Eyesight Issues over 40

30 Aug 2013
If you’ve turned 40, chances are you’ve noticed that your body is beginning to betray you a little. Your eyesight in particular will have changed, and one of the biggest issues with people aged 40-45 is the onset of presbyopia.   Optilase laser eye clinics can now treat presbyopia, and help thousands of patients find […]
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KAMRA and Presbia - Your Solutions to Near Vision Problems

02 Jul 2013
KAMRA and Presbia are both methods of dealing with near vision problems like presbyopia, the ageing of the eye that makes the crystalline lens stiffen and unable to accommodate clear focus on near objects.   Each method involves placing an inlay in a layer of the cornea, but each has a slightly different mechanism of […]
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Record Demand for Treatment To Eliminate The Need for Reading Glasses

21 Jun 2013
Did you know that a simple eye treatment means that we no longer have to rely on reading glasses, as we struggle with our near-vision as we get older? Did you know that the procedure is so popular that leading Irish eye clinic, Optilase, has reported a record demand and had to implement a waiting […]
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Difference between KAMRA and PRESBIA

23 Nov 2012
As the natural lens ages, its ability to ‘accommodate’- that is, to alter shape to provide focus on objects at all distances- begins to fail. Laser Eye Surgery can restore some of the functions of our natural lens, and now there are options for correction of Presbyopia.   Corneal Inlays will fix your Focus   […]
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Who can get KAMRA inlay lens?

10 Sep 2012
KAMRA inlays are a very clever solution for Presbyopia sufferers, as usually those people have experienced a gradual stiffening of the crystalline lens in their eye as well as issue with the muscles that control it, resulting in problems seeing object very near the eye.   The eye just can’t focus on near objects anymore […]
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Good News for Readers

10 Sep 2012
Optilase have good news for people with Presbyopia! You’ll be delighted to learn that there is finally a treatment available that will allow you to be free of reading glasses.   Presbyopia is an eye condition that strikes as we age; it literally means ‘age of sight’, or ‘Old Eye’. Essentially, the crystalline lens in […]
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It's the end of the road for reading glasses

10 Sep 2012
Do you find yourself over stretching your arms when trying to read? Never mind the eye strain, fatigue and squinting, arm strain can be a give-away sign of the onset of presbyopia, the age-related loss of our clear, near vision! Close up print becomes blurred and can be quite difficult to read without the aid […]
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