Binetter Eye Centre

Author: Dr. Ron Binetter

Astigmatism refers to a refractive error caused by the dual curvature of the cornea. It is an extremely common vision problem that can be corrected in one of three ways: contact lenses, eyeglasses, or laser surgery. What causes astigmatism? This condition occurs when the eye’s...

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Your eyes are one of your most important assets – in fact, sight is our dominant sense. We rely on sight to process crucial information about our environment. As we age, our eyesight deteriorates – and the most common cause of vision loss in people over...

If you’ve ever worn glasses or contact lenses you understand how expensive, delicate and time-consuming they can be. There’s a lot of  cleaning, maintenance, appointments and cost that go into looking after your visual aids. It’s no wonder that Laser eye surgery (or LASIK) is a...

Are you looking into getting laser eye surgery? You would have by now come across lots of names and acronyms like SMILE, PRK and LASIK…. But what does it all mean? And what kind of laser eye surgery is right for you? Here, we talk...

If you are considering laser eye surgery, one of your first questions is undoubtedly going to be around the cost. While laser eye surgery does have a rather large upfront cost, when you compare it to the cost of glasses and contact lenses over a...

Eyes are an amazing part of the human body, but I bet you don’t know how incredible they really are! Here are 30 astonishing facts about eyes that will make you appreciate your peepers even more! The most common eye colour in the world is...

This guide covers the following: What exactly is laser eye surgery and how can it fix my eyes? How does the laser technology work? What are the risks of getting eye laser surgery? How much does the surgery cost? How to choose a clinic and...

By now, we all know the damage that smoking can do to our lungs and overall health. But have you thought about the damage it could be doing to your eyes? Most people are surprised to learn that smoking can cause permanent and often irreversible damage...