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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Laura’s journey to 20/20 vision

Although getting laser eye surgery feels like a huge decision, it’s a simple procedure and one that can change your life in countless ways. In this two-part article in Reader’s Digest, you can follow Laura Dean-Osgood’s journey from short-sightedness, dry eyes and even a sight-threatening eye ulcer to 20/20 vision. While part one covers Laura’s initial consultation, which revealed that she had a condition that dries her eyes out, and the preparation she had to do pre-surgery, part two takes you through… Read more

Laura’s journey to 20/20 vision

London Vision Clinic & Recommendations

Over the last six months, we conducted a survey on people calling London Vision Clinic. We asked them what their most important factors were when considering a clinic for corrective eye surgery. Their top six reasons were recommendation (19%), results (18%), surgeon and staff (17%), cost (4%), technology used (4%), and post-operative care (3%). In order to address any questions that you may have specifically pertaining to London Vision Clinic and these topics, we are going to be posting 6 blogs addressing… Read more

London Vision Clinic & Recommendations

LASIK Myths And Realities

This year’s Barraquer Lecture was given by Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Rockville Centre, N.Y., on LASIK. The aim of his lecture was to explore the myths and realities of the LASIK procedure using an evidenced-based approach and to evaluate upcoming advancements. Dr. Donnenfeld highlighted 6 major myths that people associate with LASIK. The first was that physicians would not have LASIK on their own eyes. The second was that the long-term effects of LASIK are not known. The third was that contact lenses… Read more

LASIK Myths And Realities

We’re In The Press And On TV (Again)

As one the world’s leading Laser Eye Surgery clinics, we’re often asked to comment and provide expert opinion in the media and, for some strange reason, last week was a busy one! Our lead surgeon and founder, Dr Dan Reinstein, was invited onto ITV’s This Morning on Friday to help bust some Laser Eye Surgery myths and answer viewers’ questions. Professor Dan Reinstein pointed out an eye exam is different to an eye test – and “the eye is the window to… Read more

We’re In The Press And On TV (Again)

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 it was important to follow the rules precisely – I was very… Read more

Contact Lenses Almost Left Me Blind – Laser Eye Surgery Repaired The Damage

TV Appearances And The Path To London Vision Clinic

“My wife saw a TV report highlighting the services offered by the London Vision Clinic, so I called and made an appointment. Three months later I was in London for my consultation, pre-op and then procedure. Simple, professional, with a superb back-up team.” –Chris People hear about London Vision Clinic through a plethora mediums. Often times it is through friends, family, or online research. However, as medical advancements in the field have made vision corrective surgery increasingly popular, safe, and accessible, London… Read more

TV Appearances And The Path To London Vision Clinic

Using Research To Choose Your Laser Eye Surgery Provider

“The post-op care is second to none and whoever decides they want treatment here, you will not be disappointed. I wish I had gone and had it done sooner!” -Angela It is not uncommon for many of our patients to be led, driven, or guided to us through months (or even years!) of extensive research. This is sometimes in the form of talking to friends. Other times it is over the course of many long nights in front of the computer. Sometimes… Read more

Using Research To Choose Your Laser Eye Surgery Provider

Vimal Piparia

Vimal has been working as an optometrist for fifteen years and has been involved in refractive care, research and training during that period. He joined London Vision Clinic in 2009, after spending two years in Melbourne, working for the Australian College of Optometry, and is looking forward to rediscovering London once more. Vimal has been fortunate enough to have travelled extensively whilst combining a great passion for food. He is currently working hard to improve his culinary skills and is a ‘budding… Read more

Vimal Piparia

Emma Brandon

Emma is not only an experienced and highly skilled optometrist; she has also been a patient at the London Vision Clinic. In typical optometrist fashion, she can reel off her exact prescription before Laser Vision Correction: OD – 6.00/-3.00 X 10; OS – 6.50/ -3.00 X 180. In short, around -9 dioptres, or very short-sighted. Emma even recalls the date of her surgery: 8 August 2006. It’s a date she says she’ll never forget. ‘Having had a lot of myopia and astigmatism… Read more

Emma Brandon

Desiree Todd

Desiree Todd joined the team at the London Vision Clinic in late 2008, having previously worked in both research and at a Laser Eye Surgery chain. When asked about her reasons for choosing to work at the London Vision Clinic over other Laser Eye Surgery providers, Desiree said, “I chose to work at the London Vision Clinic as to me it offers the epitome of what laser surgery is all about: advanced technology combined with world class standards and patient care.” Originally… Read more

Desiree Todd

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