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10 Amazing Eye Facts

Your eyes play a fundamental role in the way that you live. As one of the senses of your body your eyes open opportunities to witness spectacular events and see incredible sights which you can never forget. But how much do you actually know about your eyes? Here are 10 amazing facts you may not know about your eyes. Eye Camera. If the human eye was an actual camera it would have 576 megapixels. Compared to a standard camera with 24.2 megapixels,… Read more

10 Amazing Eye Facts

Fitting Laser Eye Surgery Into Your Hectic Schedule

In an era where time is of the essence, fitting in any appointments or commitments can be a difficult task for an already fully booked schedule. Making time to fit in Laser Eye Surgery into your busy schedule is a commitment that should not be delayed. The sooner the procedure is conducted, the sooner you can enjoy the benefits of improved vision. Imagine what it will be like to be able to see the minute you open your eyes in a morning.… Read more

Fitting Laser Eye Surgery Into Your Hectic Schedule

PRK vs LASIK

Both PRK and LASIK are used to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism in patients. Despite there being more contemporary treatments for Laser Eye Surgery, the original treatment for vision correction of PRK, photorefractive keratectomy, still remains very popular with eye patients. Though both procedures involve reshaping the cornea with an excimer laser there are also distinctive differences between the two. In order to allow light to be properly focused on the retina for clear vision, both the PRK and LASIK procedures involve… Read more

PRK vs LASIK

Laser Eye Surgery Aftercare Guidance

After finishing your treatment of Laser Eye Surgery at the laser clinic it is imperative that you follow certain guidelines in order to minimise any complications. After your surgery you will need to be escorted home as a pad will be applied to cover your eye. You will not be allowed to drive home from your appointment yourself. Taking a step at a time after Laser Eye Surgery is crucial for your own safety. On removal of your eye pad you must… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery Aftercare Guidance

Independent Laser Eye Surgery Reviews – April-15

London Vision Clinic has well over 550 independent Laser Eye Surgery reviews on the Trustpilot website, and an average score of 9.8 out of 10. We’re extremely proud of the reviews we receive, as they reflect our commitment to providing the highest level of care for our patients and the fantastic results we achieve. This was again reflected by the reviews we received in April: On 1st April, Natasha left us a 5 star Laser Eye Surgery review, echoing a comment we… Read more

Independent Laser Eye Surgery Reviews – April-15

Beauty Blogger Fleur DeForce Talks About Her Laser Eye Surgery Experience

With a -3 prescription, beauty, fashion and health blogger Fleur DeForce didn’t have terrible vision, but it was a confidence thing for her and a dislike of using contact lenses. Fleur had been thinking about having Laser Eye Surgery for many years, and even made it a New Years resolution a few years ago. The reason she waited so long to go ahead with Laser Eye Surgery was partly the cost, but partly not knowing where to go. She wanted the best… Read more

Beauty Blogger Fleur DeForce Talks About Her Laser Eye Surgery Experience

A Brief History Of Laser Eye Surgery

Many people assume that Laser Eye Surgery is a relatively new technique, but the idea of surgically correcting vision by reshaping the surface of the eye has been around for many years, in a variety of forms. This is known as refractive surgery as it purpose is to change the way light enters the eye by reshaping the cornea, removing refractive errors, and effectively re-focussing the light onto the retina, resulting in clear, crisp vision. Professor Jose Barraquer’s early pioneering work in… Read more

A Brief History Of Laser Eye Surgery

What Is ReLEx SMILE Laser Eye Surgery?

ReLEx SMILE (small incision lenticule extraction) is a keyhole procedure which eliminates the need for a corneal flap (as in standard LASIK Laser Eye Surgery). It also eliminates the prolonged healing time associated LASEK / PRK. This minimally-invasive procedure provides more accurate and safer laser eye treatments and allows us to treat higher prescriptions and those with dry eyes. ReLEx SMILE can be performed in considerably less time than standard LASIK Laser Eye Surgery, and can significantly reduce post-operative discomfort & dry… Read more

What Is ReLEx SMILE Laser Eye Surgery?

Laser Eye Surgery Costs – Why Do Costs Differ So Much?

When first looking into Laser Eye Surgery the wide range of options and the difference in prices from high street chains to independent clinics can be mind-boggling. So why do Laser Eye Surgery costs vary so much? Read more about the differences here At the London Vision Clinic on Harley Street in London, there is a simple pricing structure for the optimum level of results and patient care. We don’t advertise low cost entry-level treatments then up-sell based on more advanced treatment… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery Costs – Why Do Costs Differ So Much?

Laser Eye Surgery For Ageing Eyes

Professor Dan Reinstein, expert laser eye surgeon and Medical Director of London Vision Clinic, explains how age affects our eyes and how Laser Eye Surgery can turn back the clock: “Your 30s are a peak time for the eyes because your prescription stabilises, your eyes are not dry and are healthy. But from 38 to 48, there’s a big change and you start needing to hold things closer or farther away from you to read. That’s your first wake-up call to ageing… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery For Ageing Eyes

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