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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Eyes wide open: “Do I really have to be awake during Laser Eye Surgery?”

If Laser Eye Surgery didn’t scare you enough thanks to its unfortunate name, then the fact that you have to be awake during the entire thing should do it. In fact, surveys have shown that this is one of the most common reasons people decide against treatment, even before having an initial consultation. The fact is most surgical procedures require anaesthetic, and other than a few numbing eye drops, Laser Eye Surgery is performed whilst patients are fully conscious.  Just like its… Read more

Eyes wide open: “Do I really have to be awake during Laser Eye Surgery?”

The Truth about Contact Lenses

While contact lenses can be a great solution to those who find glasses exasperating, they still come with their irksome traits. Such as, dealing with the daily hassle of popping them in and out, and of course, ensuring that you are cleaning them to reduce the risk of eye infections and irritation as best as possible. It’s all enough to make you turn to a different solution. It’s at this point that most patients start to look into Laser Eye Surgery. Not… Read more

The Truth about Contact Lenses

Short-sighted? What You Can Expect From Laser Eye Surgery

Unless you’re lucky and still in the honeymoon period of wearing them, you’re probably fed up with wearing glasses. It’s frustrating having to reach for your specs every time you want to read something. It’s costly when you break or misplace them. And it’s simply defeating when you discover yet another activity you can’t do because of them. But what am I saying — you already know all of this. By now you may have considered Laser Eye Surgery on numerous occasions.… Read more

Short-sighted? What You Can Expect From Laser Eye Surgery

Surgeon And Staff

A recent survey conducted by London Vision Clinic has shown that 17% of people when asked ‘what was most important to them when considering a provider’ said the surgeon and staff carrying out the procedure. London Vision Clinic’s reputation and world renowned status, is very easily attributed to their superior surgeons and staff. Their surgeons are only the most qualified, and their staff always have a smile to offer. London Vision Clinic wants patients to not just feel like another name on… Read more

Surgeon And Staff

Could My Vision Actually Get Worse After Laser Eye Surgery?

Amongst the top concerns for potential Laser Eye Surgery patients is the possibility that their vision could actually get worse. While any surgery carries risks, it is important to consider these risks realistically. The chance of your vision actually getting worse because of Laser Eye Surgery is extremely low. Going to a credible clinic where your surgeon can help you to carefully weigh up and consider your personal risk for complications further reduces these risks. Risks and possible side effects include over… Read more

Could My Vision Actually Get Worse After Laser Eye Surgery?

Dr Pixie McKenna Describes Her Experience As A Doctor Visiting London Vision Clinic

It’s no secret that despite almost two decades of doctoring, I am still a terrible patient. But, in December 2013, having toyed with the idea for ages, I decided to take the leap and see if I was suitable for laser eye surgery. While glasses can, of course, be a fashion accessory for some, I would be embarrassed to tell you how many stylish pairs I have sacrificed. Many of my “must haves” have been either lost or squashed, and numerous pairs… Read more

Dr Pixie McKenna Describes Her Experience As A Doctor Visiting London Vision Clinic

EyeMusic: The App That Lets You Hear Shapes

It seems like there is an app for everything these days – and actually that’s not too far from the truth.  Thanks to researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, there is now even an app that allows people to hear shapes and colours, with the admirable aim of allowing blind people to ‘see’ for the very first time.  Amir Amedi and his student, Ella Stiem-Amit, have demonstrated that we can actually use sounds to activate parts of the brain used solely… Read more

EyeMusic: The App That Lets You Hear Shapes

Eye Health: European Coalition for Vision Request End To Neglect

Earlier this year, the European Coalition for Vision (ECV) released a press statement to call on European decision makers to include eye health and vision in their political agenda. The call follows an earlier event in which members of the ECV claimed that eye health has been neglected in the political arena for too long, and that there is far too much avoidable and preventable vision damage. The ECV is an allegiance of members, including professional bodies and patient groups amongst others,… Read more

Eye Health: European Coalition for Vision Request End To Neglect

Asking Questions About Laser Eye Surgery

Deciding to go through with any corrective eye surgery is a big step. When making a major life changing decision, asking questions should be an essential part of the process and, at London Vision Clinic, we want you to know that you are entitled to ask as many questions as you like. Having your questions and concerns addressed helps to alleviate anxiety, build a relationship of trust between you and your surgeon, and offer reassurance; there is no pressure to rush to… Read more

Asking Questions About Laser Eye Surgery

Regular Eye Tests Save Lives

You may – we hope – have heard how important regular eye tests are; but a recent news story has reiterated it once more.  In fact, the story demonstrates just how vital eye tests are – and how they can even save lives. …to your health at least. And no-one knows this better than 13 year old James Morley from Nottinghamshire.  Back in 2012, James was taken to visit his doctor several times after complaining about breathlessness, lethargy, and unusual temperature spikes. … Read more

Regular Eye Tests Save Lives

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