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Ergonomics for the Eyes


Long touted as good for backs and necks, proper desk ergonomics are also important for the health and comfort of the eyes. In support of Workplace Eye Wellness Month in March, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is offering tips to desk workers everywhere whose eyes may need relief from too much screen time. Many [...]

Ergonomics for the Eyes2022-10-05T09:06:41+02:00

Garden Route Eye Clinic – Top 3 Finalist in Knysna Awards – for BEST SERVICE AWARD


The GARDEN ROUTE EYE CLINIC is proud to be a Top 3 Finalist in the annual Sanlam Knysna Awards for BEST SERVICE AWARD. Thank you to everyone that voted for us and to our fantastic team going the extra mile for our patients and the community. The purpose and objectives of the Knysna Awards [...]

Garden Route Eye Clinic – Top 3 Finalist in Knysna Awards – for BEST SERVICE AWARD2022-10-05T12:50:02+02:00

iStent – Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery


The Eye Surgeons at Garden Route Eye Clinic use various options for Micro (Minimally) Invasive Glaucoma Surgery, including iStent Implantations. iStent is the first MIGS device that improves your eye’s natural fluid outflow to safely lower eye pressure by creating a permanent opening in the trabecular meshwork. For patients with combined cataract and open-angle [...]

iStent – Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery2022-10-05T09:15:22+02:00

Amblyopia – “Lazy Eye”


Children with amblyopia, commonly known as "lazy eye," may have impaired ocular motor function. This can result in difficulties in activities for which sequential eye movements are important, such as reading. A new study conducted at the Retina Foundation of the Southwest determined that children with amblyopia read more slowly than children with normal [...]

Amblyopia – “Lazy Eye”2022-10-05T09:31:30+02:00

Does UV protection matter when choosing sunglasses?


Yes, ultraviolet (UV) eye protection matters! UV radiation from the sun can damage not only the skin of your eyelid but also the cornea, lens and other parts of the eye. Studies have shown that accumulated ultraviolet exposure from the sun can heighten the risk of cataracts, a leading cause of blindness worldwide, growths [...]

Does UV protection matter when choosing sunglasses?2022-10-05T09:43:46+02:00

Remember Your Eyes When it Comes to Fighting the Signs of Aging


It’s commonplace for many people to take steps to fight common signs of aging. Americans spend billions of dollars each year to improve the way they look. Far too many, however, forget about the steps they should take to protect how they see. The American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding adults to start the [...]

Remember Your Eyes When it Comes to Fighting the Signs of Aging2022-10-05T09:46:39+02:00

Free Corneal transplant gives new hope


A Knysna resident who lost his job after going blind six years ago has new hope after a corneal transplant, an ultra delicate operation performed on him at the George Surgical Centre in George last week. William Lotter (42) says he has received a second chance in life thanks to cooperation between the Knysna [...]

Free Corneal transplant gives new hope2022-10-05T13:00:20+02:00

MIGS – the new “sexy” in Glaucoma Surgery


What is Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) - an Introduction This field of new devices and procedures designed to be less invasive, is great news for glaucoma patients who are considering cataract surgery. One such microstent, roughly the size of an eyelash, can be placed into the eye’s drainage system during cataract surgery. It acts [...]

MIGS – the new “sexy” in Glaucoma Surgery2022-10-05T09:49:36+02:00
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