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Presbyopic Implantable Contact Lenses (IPCL)

Implantable contact lens surgery has been available for some time already to correct myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism and make patients independent of spectacles for distance vision. Now available is an IPCL that can not only correct your myopia or hyperopia, but also presbyopia. Presbyopia is the normal age-related change in the eye that makes reading […]

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The Truth about Cataracts

Cataract eye surgery is the most frequently requested and safest vision-correcting procedure currently available. Unfortunately, many inaccurate and scary misconceptions surround the condition and its treatment. To help you make better informed decisions regarding your ocular health, we’ve compiled a list of five common cataract myths. 1.       A cataract is a cloudy film over the […]

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Press Release

As a leading South African eye specialist, Dr. Johann Kruger, was recently asked to contribute a chapter to Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lenses. The book was authored by Lucio Buratto, Stephen Brint and Domenico Boccuzzi. It was published in April of 2014, and provides a detailed overview of the latest developments in the field. Academic […]

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What to Expect Before and After Eye Treatment

Eye laser surgery could change your life for the better in many ways, as there are many benefits to losing a dependency on spectacles and contact lenses. Despite the many positives, we advise people interested in treatment to avoid agreeing to an operation uninformed. It’s important to know more about what you can expect before […]

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Our Mandela Day Initiative

Every 18th of July, the world celebrates Mandela Day, commemorating the selfless deeds performed by one of South Africa’s struggle icons. The date is marked by individuals and organisations spending 67 minutes or more assisting their local community through random acts of kindness or charitable drives. This year, Eye Laser Clinic has joined the Madiba […]

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