November 28, 2023

An enchanting visual feast right in the thick of all the Cuba St action Wellington Eye Centre welcomes patients from all over New Zealand to have their laser eye surgery performed in Wellington. You can have an initial assessment at one of our clinics in Hawkes Bay or Nelson with Dr Logan. For patients outside of those areas, you may go to...

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November 28, 2023 / Staff Picks

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An enchanting visual feast right in the thick of all the Cuba St action Wellington Eye Centre welcomes patients from all over New Zealand to have their laser eye surgery performed in Wellington. You can have an initial assessment at one of our clinics in Hawkes Bay or Nelson with Dr Logan. For patients outside of those areas, you may go to...
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What to Expect on The Day of Surgery

November 9, 2023 / Laser Eye Surgery

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The day has finally arrived – your surgery is soon, and you are not quite sure what to expect. You will be at the Wellington Eye Centre for approximately two hours, but only 15 minutes of this is in theatre. So what are you doing with the majority of your time here? This article outlines what to expect on your...
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Vitamins For Good Eye Health and Vision

October 27, 2023 / Eye Health

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The importance of diet for eye health and vision has been known for a long time. Vitamin deficiencies are not uncommon, and it is known that deficiencies in certain vitamins can affect the health of your eyes.  Before we begin, it’s important to know one thing:  The human body is able to store certain vitamins and minerals, whilst others are...
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What are the visual requirements for flying, set by the Civil Aviation Authority?

October 4, 2023 / Eyesight

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The aviation environment is visually complex and three-dimensional. This environment can include poor visibility, rapid changes in visual contrast (day and night), and the extensive use of colours. Think of all the colour coding used on maps, on instruments and at airports. The visual targets are small and moving. And there is a plethora of information provided in small print...
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What happens when your vision after laser vision correction surgery is not what you expected?

September 20, 2023 / Eyesight

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Laser vision correction surgery is very accurate, but it isn’t always ‘perfect’. With every procedure, there is a small risk your visual outcomes will be less than expected. At the Wellington Eye Centre we invest in the latest technology and follow the most stringent suitability requirements to help reduce the risks and to increase the chance you will have a...
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Am I too old to have laser eye surgery?

September 12, 2023 / Laser Eye Surgery

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Many people who would be great candidates for laser eye surgery have the misconception that they are too old. When in fact most would be suitable to have vision correction surgery, such as LASIK or SMILE, to reduce or eliminate their need for glasses or contacts. They are usually people over the age of 40 or “boomers”. They are under...
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Dr Andrew Logans Innovation Achievements

August 30, 2023 / Eyesight

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Dr Andrew Logan, Medical Director at the Wellington Eye Centre, has been at the forefront of new developments in ophthalmology in New Zealand for over twenty years. He has an unequalled record for introducing and pioneering new technology and procedures in New Zealand and Australasia. Dr Logan has had many achievements in the field of laser eye surgery Starting when...
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Laser Eye Surgery for Sports

August 15, 2023 / Laser Eye Surgery

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Many New Zealanders take part in sporting activities. Whether it’s at school, as part of a professional team or as a recreational activity, Kiwis are renowned for loving sports. However, most sporting activities require reasonably good vision, meaning that an individual with poor vision may face difficulties when participating. In some cases, wearing glasses or contacts will have no adverse...
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Help my eyelid is twitching!

July 28, 2023 / Eye Health

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Eye twitching is very common, but the first time it happens it feels super strange! The twitch occurs when one of the muscles in your eyelid spasms. A spasm is an intense contraction of a muscle, one you can’t control. It feels like a massive movement, but often others can’t see it happening. This common eyelid twitch is called Myokymia,...
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What to expect at your Free Laser Suitability Assessment at Wellington Eye Centre

July 13, 2023 / Laser Eye Surgery

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Have you been considering getting laser eye surgery but aren’t sure if it’s for you? At the Wellington Eye Centre, we offer a free laser suitability assessment, which is designed to help you find out exactly that. This suitability assessment is your first step to getting better vision without the hassle of glasses or contact lenses. We do these assessments...
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Do you need to have eye exams after laser eye surgery?

June 26, 2023 / Eye Health

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You have just made a substantial, positive investment in your eyesight by having laser vision correction. A decision you almost certainly didn’t take lightly. And now you have great vision without glasses! So that’s it right? Done and dusted – eyes fixed – no more eye exams! Not quite. Having regular eye exams after refractive surgery is still very important....
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Restasis Eye Drops for the Treatment of Dry Eyes

June 8, 2023 / Eye Health

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Restasis is a prescription medication that can treat chronic dry eye disease. The active ingredient in Restasis is cyclosporine, which is an immunosuppressive agent that works by reducing inflammation in the eyes. Chronic dry eye disease is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It has a variety of causes; including ageing, hormonal changes, environmental factors, and certain...
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