Most of us spend a huge amount of time staring at computer screen, games consoles or the television. It’s not true that this kind of exposure actually causes permanent damage to your eyes-but it does bring previously undiagnosed eye problems to our attention.
Blurred vision, headaches and eye exhaustion are all side effects of getting too comfy with our various screens, and even people in their twenties, with ‘young eyes’ are vulnerable.
One of the biggest causes of vision problems stems from our eyes getting very dry, as people actually forget to blink often enough when they’re glued to a screen. Blinking is vital to keep the eyes well lubricated and intense focus means we sometimes just forget.
Add to this the effects of indoor heating or air conditioning, and your eyeballs will be dryer than the Sahara after a few hours. A little trick to relax your eye muscles is to stare at the horizon for a few minutes; to literally stare off into space.
Many of us don’t realise we have vision problems until we continue to experience blurred images or have trouble seeing things properly when we’re away from the computer, and the worsening is gradual.
A quick, free consultation with the optometrist at Optilase will check your eye health, and if you are experiencing some difficulties, suggest a treatment before the problem gets any worse.
The advances in the field of eye surgery have been phenomenal over the last decade, and millions of people worldwide have benefited from Laser Eye Surgery to correct their vision, leaving them free of problems and without the need for corrective eyewear.
Call Optilase today and book your free consultation on +353 1 223 8821
Absolutely amazing from the consultation with Aisling in at Athlone to everyone in Ely Place and my surgeon Tom!! Delighted to have my 20/20 free and to be glasses and contacts free!!! Thank you all so much again!!!
Amazing treatment, such friendly and bubbly staff helped take any nerves out of the day, highly recommend 😁
From start to finish, from consultation to surgery and now post surgery, Optilase have been fantastic! Surgery has been life changing! Recommending to everyone!
So happy with my results! There was a very quick turnaround between my consultation and the surgery and they were so flexible with appointment times. There is a lot of waiting around on the day of surgery but once started it’s a very quick process! Would highly recommend to anyone considering!
Very happy so far, was a thoroughly professional experience from the consultation to the surgery to post op checks. Was slightly delayed on day of surgery but all worth it in the end. Would definitely recommend to anyone choosing to go down the laser eye surgery route.
I had laser eye surgery one week ago. It was by far the best decision I’ve ever made. I was extremely nervous about getting the procedure done, so I did get a second opinion on it. The service optilase offers was by far superior than anything else offered by other places. They were always happy to answer questions, and even got my optometrist, Michaela, to call me back to answer questions I had. On the day of surgery, I was in and out within an hour - super quick and efficient. The surgeon was very reassuring as were the whole team. By that evening there was a noticeable improvement in my vision, and by the next morning I had better than 20/20 vision. The precision of my vision now is indescribable: everything is so much clearer and life is just better! By far the best decision I’ve ever made. Thank you Michaela & Team Optilase for all of your help. I would highly recommend to anyone.
The staff were so friendly and helpful and made the whole process very easy. I got emails and phonecalls with all the information I needed and more from when I booked my first consultation until after the surgery. I had LASIK, which was quick and comfortable. My surgeon was kind and thorough and he took the time to chat before and after the procedure. It was all just generally easier and more pleasant than I expected and I’m so glad to have had LASIK here
Absolutely delighted with result, the staff were very friendly and accommodating. They keep you very calm before and after procedure
Best decision I’ve ever made! The clinic in Ely place was incredible- from start to finish you are so well looked after and all the staff are so incredibly nice! Anyone wondering whether they should do it , go for it!! I can’t believe I waited so long!!
The support from the stuff is incredible. They are always willing to help and answer any questions you may have, both pre and post procedure. I had the PRK procedure and although I am only just at the 2 week mark I can say that my recovery will take longer than I expected so that was slightly disappointing. Though I am aware recovery times differ, I was surprised because I was consistently told 2 weeks recovery time.
Amazing staff, couldn’t recommend enough.
Had a brilliant experience at Optilase, 2 weeks from my consultation I was in to get my LASIK surgery after being told I was not eligible in other clinics. The staff were so friendly and reassuring I really felt in safe hands.