‘Contact lenses almost left me blind – laser eye surgery repaired the damage’

‘Contact lenses almost left me blind – laser eye surgery repaired the damage’ An edited version of this article appeared in the Daily Express on the 23rd September 2014 ‘I’ve worn glasses from a young age and started to wear contact lenses when I was 15. I was always extremely careful with my lenses, only wearing them for the recommended time and using the correct solutions to clean them every day. I had chosen to wear contact lenses for convenience, but I knew ... Read more

A fresh idea!: London Vision Clinic patient launches healthy new product

A fresh idea!: London Vision Clinic patient launches healthy new product Read more

Seeing double?

Seeing double? by Mary Harboe  Read more

Research team takes off with Tariq on board

Research team takes off with Tariq on board by Mary Harboe Read more

Standardisation and consistency produce the best results

Standardisation and consistency produce the best results by Mary Harboe Read more

Laser eye surgery: understanding your prescription

Laser eye surgery: understanding your prescription The world of eyes is a tricky place to navigate, not least because of all the medical terminology thrown around. When it comes to laser eye surgery, we hope our website has already cleared up a few uncertainties, but what about the finer details of your eyes – specifically, your prescription? Understanding your prescription is key to understanding how laser eye surgery can benefit you – and, of course, whether you are a candidate for the procedure ... Read more

New surgeon joins London Vision Clinic: introducing Mr Gerry Clare

New surgeon joins London Vision Clinic: introducing Mr Gerry Clare Read more

Do laser eye surgery results correlate with costs?

Do laser eye surgery results correlate with laser eye surgery costs? Laser eye surgery is a procedure that offers ideal conditions for laser surgery price shopping. As it’s an elective procedure, it is usually undertaken without urgency - leaving patients with the time to 'shop around' and compare prices. In the last 30 years, the increase in the popularity and availability of laser eye surgery has resulted in greater competition between providers, and a decline in prices. Morevover, patients can find it difficult to make comparisons between ... Read more

Designer sunglasses – a stylish luxury or a healthy choice?

Designer sunglasses – a stylish luxury or a healthy choice? Motivations for undergoing laser eye surgery vary enormously  - there are probably almost as many reasons  as there are London Vision Clinic patients. We have listened to post operative excitement at the prospect of learning to ride a motorbike (helmets and glasses are not a comfortable combination), while a love of water sports is another popular reason. Less energetic pastimes like embroidery and the convenience of being able to read menus, also frequently contribute ... Read more

Swimming hazards for contact lens wearers

Swimming hazards for contact lens wearers If you are reading this in the UK, then you are just as likely to be in ‘shorts and T shirt mode’ as reaching for your sweater and woolly socks as the English summer – as usual - revels in its unpredictability. On a hot day... ...nothing compares to a cooling and refreshing dip as we flock to the beach, water parks and swimming pools. Whether it’s a restrained shore line paddle, a therapeutic breast stroke, splashy butterfly, ... Read more
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