Laser eye surgery treatments

Millions of people have had laser eye surgery. It’s one of the most popular forms of elective surgery. The most common form of laser eye surgery treatment is LASIK.

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Millions of people have had laser eye surgery. It’s one of the most popular forms of elective surgery. The most common form of laser eye surgery treatment is LASIK.

96% of patients have ReLEx SMILE or LASIK surgery. ReLEx SMILE is a a new, minimally-invasive laser eye treatment pioneered at the London Vision Clinic. A small percentage of patients opt for PRK/LASEK.

All laser eye treatments essentially do the same thing: they use extremely precise lasers to reshape the cornea. This subtly changes the way light enters the eye, to ensure clear, sharp vision.

When performed by expert surgeons like ours, laser eye surgery is safe, quick and painless. It takes just 15 – 20 minutes, and the vast majority of patients are ready to return to work within 24 hours.

Laser eye surgery for ageing eyes

Everyone’s vision deteriorates as they get older. At the London Vision Clinic, we’ve developed a revolutionary laser eye surgery treatment called Laser Blended Vision, to address this issue.

Laser Blended Vision can significantly reduce, or even eliminate, the need for reading glasses, for many years. Read more about Laser Blended Vision.

ReLEx SMILE – the new ‘keyhole’ laser eye surgery

Professor Reinstein and his team were instrumental to the development of ReLEx SMILE – a new ‘flap-less’ procedure, which marks the next generation in laser eye surgery. Thanks to SMILE, we are now capable of treating even higher prescriptions than previously deemed possible. The procedure is even suitable for many patients with thinner corneas, drier eyes or contact lens intolerance.

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Laser surgery for very high prescriptions

Astigmatism Treatments

Many clinics will tell you that very high prescriptions require synthetic lens implants. But at the London Vision Clinic we’ve developed safe, highly effective laser surgery techniques for such cases.

This is largely down to our exceptional assessment tools. For example, we’re one of just a handful of clinics to use the world’s most accurate corneal scanner, the Artemis™, which was co-invented by Professor Dan Reinstein.

Short-sighted and long-sighted patients

In short-sightedness (myopia), your cornea is more curved than it should be. That means it focuses light just in front of retina, creating a blurry image. If your cornea is flatter than it should be, the light focuses just behind the retina, causing long-sightedness, or hyperopia.

Short and long sight are both easily solved with laser eye surgery. We’ve also developed a pioneering treatment for even extreme short sight: find out more about ReLEx SMILE.

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Astigmatism treatments

Astigmatism is a condition that affects the shape of your eye. You may well have heard that laser eye surgery is no good for astigmatism. However, this is a common misconception.

Here at the London Vision Clinic, we’ve been successfully treating astigmatic patients for many years. Naturally, some cases are more complex than others, but our success rate is extremely high.

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What you say about London Vision Clinic

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  • Laser Eye Surgery at London Vision Clinic Changed My Life for Good!


    I had my surgery (Keyhole LASIK Hsmile) on March 25th, 2015 and this day will remain one of the best days of my life for a very long time. Also, the d...

    Samuel LongJohn -

    Laser Eye Surgery
  • One of the best things I have ever done


    I can honestly say that the whole experience has been excellent. The surgery was quick, painless and miraculous; I sat up and could suddenly see the f...

    Anna -

    Laser Eye Surgery
  • Awesome


    Looked after brilliantly from start to finish and made to feel really relaxed and comfortable. The pre-surgery massage was a huge winner....

    Craig -

    Laser Eye Surgery
  • Excellent caring service


    An overall excellent, caring professional service, would not hesitate to recommend to anyone wishing you undergo this procedure....

    Karen -

    Laser Eye Surgery
  • First class treatment from all staff.


    Dr Dan & all the staff at LVC make you feel completely at ease through every stage of your treatment. No stone is left unturned at the initial exami...

    Dean -

    Laser Eye Surgery
  • Superb


    Eye surgery is a worrying concept, but at no time did I feel anything less than confident and happy thanks to the utter professionalism, assurance and...

    Patrick -

    Laser Eye Surgery
  • A caring team


    By the time I was approved for laser eye surgery I felt so well informed that I had no concerns or worries whatsoever about the procedure. The whole ...

    C-L French -

    Laser Eye Surgery
  • A life changing experience.


    I was very nervous about laser eye surgery as my shortsightedness was at -9.5 and I was beginning to be longsighted too. I thought the risks of failur...

    Jo -

    Laser Eye Surgery

Laser Eye Surgery Treatments