Eye Care News

Introducing Mykita Eyewear

Harald Gottschling, Daniel Haffmans, Philipp Haffmans and Moritz Krueger founded MYKITA in 2004. What to some may sound like an Asian-style name was in fact inspired by the firm’s first premises – a former day-care centre for children (in ...

Laser Surgery for Macular Degeneration

What is laser surgery for macular degeneration? Macular degeneration is a worsening of the retina near the optic nerve at the back of the eye. The retina is the area of the eye that sees detail at the center of the field of vision. Ther...

Eye Flashes and Floaters

What are flashes and floaters? If you are seeing a floating spot, you are not alone. Many people experience these floating spots. Floaters can appear suddenly and have many shapes and sizes. They can look like little bugs, threads, or...

Refractive Laser Surgery – RLS

Author: Francois du Toit - Dip. Optom. (SA) FOA (SA) CAS (Newenco USA) MCOptom (UK)The term laser surgery has become a buzzword in recent times and has most certainly elicited interest within both the contact lens and spectacle lens wearin...

Spectacle Lens Maintenance

Spectacle Lenses are generally manufactured form two general types of materials,  either glass or hard resin (Referred to as plastic).  These materials have unique qualities and properties. Glass lenses are often more hardy an...

“Office ” Computer Spectacle Lens

Today's fast paced, high-tech computer world demands near vision clarity for all types of workplace objects positioned between 40cm and 3m*....And it calls for a sound optical solution that helps eliminate computer vision syndrome and its ...

Sunglasses: Why do we need them?

Q: Why do we need sunglasses? Sunglasses can help your eyes in two important ways. They enhance the normal light-filtering capabilities of your eyes and they protect against the sun's damaging ultraviolet rays that cause amongst other c...