Can I have laser eye surgery if I am pregnant or breastfeeding? [video]

Can I have laser eye surgery if I am pregnant or breastfeeding? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mvCGVfHLW8 Mr Glenn Carp explains pregnancy and laser eye surgery. Click to see the video. Pregnancy or breast-feeding is essentially a relative contraindication to laser eye surgery and there are number of reasons for this. During pregnancy, hormonal flux within the body can cause collagen fibers to relax and become more supple, which in turn can cause refractive changes in the cornea. These normally revert back to the preoperative level once the ... Read more

Eyes wide open: ‘Do I really have to be awake during laser eye surgery?’

Eyes wide open: 'Do I really have to be awake during laser eye surgery?' A common - but unnecessary - concern about laser eye surgery is the idea that, by being awake during laser surgery, you are somehow at an increased risk of complications or experiencing pain. In fact, surveys have shown that this is one of the most common reasons that people decide against treatment, before even having an initial consultation! Whilst we can appreciate that being awake during a surgical ... Read more

‘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
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