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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Connie McEvoy

Originally from Co.Tyrone in Northern Ireland, Connie qualified as an optometrist in Manchester in 1992. By the late 1990s she was aware of the huge part that laser procedures were going to play in sight correction and was keen to get involved. She moved to London from Manchester in 2000 and worked for several years with a Laser Eye Surgery chain and then an independent laser provider. Since joining London Vision Clinic in March 2008, she is now in the privileged position… Read more

Connie McEvoy

Alexandra Lyons

Alexandra has been working in Laser Vision Correction since 2002, and joined the team at the London Vision Clinic in January 2007. She believes that standards of service and personal care are just as important as the quality of the treatment itself. ‘For me,’ she says, ‘the London Vision Clinic is the perfect mix of excellence in clinical work and excellence in patient care. It’s a real pleasure.’ As an optometrist, Alexandra is keenly aware of the importance of good vision. ‘I… Read more

Alexandra Lyons

Brendan Duane

Although a native of Melbourne, Australia, Brendan has been a successful London optometrist for over 14 years, and part of the London Vision Clinic team since 2004. A keen cricket fan, Brendan isn’t afraid to admit his delight that Australia has regained the precious Ashes. Away from the crease, he enjoys photography and travels widely. His most recent expeditions have been to remarkably diverse destinations: the high African desert of Ethiopia, the exclusive Arizona wave and the bleak beauty of Antarctica. Find… Read more

Brendan Duane

Liberate Yourself With Laser Eye Surgery

Laser Eye Surgery is a life changing experience. Thus, it is very common for many corrective eye surgery patients to feel liberated after the procedure. In the case of some patients, it’s quite normal for them to struggle with the decision before ultimately opting for an entirely optional procedure. After all, we are creatures of habit and the idea of revamping our lives can be daunting and even a little scary. Here are two stories that may change your own personal outlook… Read more

Liberate Yourself With Laser Eye Surgery

Events Around London – The Virgin London Marathon

With April bringing some long-awaited sunshine, it seems that spring might finally be around the corner for Londoners! The prospect of some sun has brought excited discussion to the Clinic, as we envisage picnics, city strolls, and cycling in Regent’s Park: if you’re looking for an alternative London experience, however, what better way to enjoy some warmer weather than by spectating at one of the city’s most famous events, the London Marathon? Taking place this Sunday, 21 April, the London Marathon is… Read more

Events Around London – The Virgin London Marathon

Can London Vision Clinic Correct Or Fix My Previous Laser Eye Surgery? [video]

98% of people who come to the London Vision Clinic can be treated. This includes patients who have been told that they are not suitable for laser eye treatment at another clinic and patients who have had Laser Eye Surgery somewhere else and are not happy with their previous results or have experienced complications. We do not only exceed the standards required by the Care Quality Commission, but we are one of only a few Laser Eye Surgery clinics in the UK… Read more

Can London Vision Clinic Correct Or Fix My Previous Laser Eye Surgery? [video]

Standardised Reporting Of Laser Eye Surgery Results Will Improve Quality Claims

Standardised Reporting Of Laser Eye Surgery Results Will Improve Quality Claims In a mature medical specialty such as refractive surgery, the value of publishing the outcomes of a particular surgical technique, study or case series is maximized if these outcomes are directly comparable to other publications. This can best be achieved by peer-reviewed journals strictly adhering to a universal standard or format for reporting outcomes. In 2000, George O. Waring III, in association with the editorial staffs of the Journal of Refractive… Read more

Standardised Reporting Of Laser Eye Surgery Results Will Improve Quality Claims

How Young Is Too Young For Laser Eye Surgery?

As well as all the obvious advantages, having Laser Eye Surgery also makes economic sense. Considering that the procedure will eventually pay for itself by avoiding a lifetime of opticians’ bills, the cost of contact lenses and solutions, as well as glasses and stylish frames, the biggest financial savings are to be made by those who have LASIK when they are young. But how young is too young? There is no doubt that as we get older time rushes by all too quickly;… Read more

How Young Is Too Young For Laser Eye Surgery?

A Light Bulb Moment – Switching On For Better Sight

A Light Bulb Moment – Switching On For Better Sight Have you ever tried to buy a replacement light bulb without bringing the old one along in your pocket? The choice is quite baffling and the possibilities endlessly confusing – you almost need a degree in physics to make head or tail of it. Forget all those inappropriate jokes about how many blondes are needed to change a light bulb – it really doesn’t matter what colour your hair (or what sex… Read more

A Light Bulb Moment – Switching On For Better Sight

You’ve Gotta Have A Hobby

You’ve Gotta Have A Hobby For Dr Dan it’s the saxophone and for Glenn Carp it’s all about outdoor sports and a special passion for fly fishing. Anybody in a demanding, absorbing profession that calls for total, unwavering concentration will understand the need for a hobby. And not just any pastime will do. While knitting a scarf or baking biscuits might provide a temporary diversion, they could never allow for the necessary total switch off from the demands of Laser Eye Surgery… Read more

You’ve Gotta Have A Hobby

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