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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

What Is 20/20 Or 6/6 Normal Vision? [VIDEO]

In this short video Mr Glenn Carp explains 20/20 and 6/6: Mr Glenn Carp – “The main concern of having 6/6 vision or 20/20 normal vision really comes from whether you are based in the United Kingdom or you are based in America. It is really just to do with feet and metres. 6/6 means you see at 6 metres what an average person can see at six metres, and 20/20 is the equivalent in feet, twenty feet versus twenty feet. So… Read more

What Is 20/20 Or 6/6 Normal Vision? [VIDEO]

Can my sight get worse after Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

Once you’ve recovered from Laser Eye Surgery, the changes made to your cornea by the laser are permanent and completely stable. The eye quickly adapts to your new vision. However, it is possible that your eye sight will worsen after Laser Eye Surgery due to an unavoidable part of the body’s ageing process.It’s important to point out this is not because the effects of Laser Eye Surgery are temporary. Unfortunately, as we all get older our eyes, along with various other parts… Read more

Can my sight get worse after Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

Can I Go Blind After Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

Strictly, the answer to this question (in theory) is yes, but for all practical considerations it is extremely unlikely. In fact, Laser Eye surgery is one of the safest medical procedures carried out. As our expert Laser Eye Surgeon Mr Glenn Carp describes in the short video below, there is an incredibly small chance of going blind as a result of Laser Eye Surgery. But, it is vital to know and understand the risks. To fully get to grips with how small… Read more

Can I Go Blind After Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

Super Squeamish Emma Overcomes Her Eye Phobia

Whether it’s sparked by spiders, heights, snakes or mice – phobias can affect and limit our lives in many ways. Personally I don’t like birds flapping close to me; however – after a hypnotherapy session – I am now able to cross Trafalgar Square without having a panic attack in the middle; and have even learned to ignore the pesky pigeons at Liverpool Street station. The key to overcoming any irrational fear is to focus on the end result. Those who are… Read more

Super Squeamish Emma Overcomes Her Eye Phobia

Robots Can’t Wear Reading Glasses

Each London Vision Clinic patient has his or her personal story regarding not being able to see properly and the nuisance of juggling glasses. However, being dressed from top to toe in a moulded metal outfit with just two tiny eye holes and then realising that you need reading glasses to see the cue cards, surely takes the biscuit. This is what happened to Star Wars actor Anthony Daniels. As C-3PO, the endearing robot and loyal friend of Luke Skywalker, he found… Read more

Robots Can’t Wear Reading Glasses

Laser Eye Surgery: 10 Facts You Didn’t Know Yet

If you are considering Laser Eye Surgery you probably know quite a bit about the topic already. We all like first-hand information from family and friends who have already had the surgery or maybe you have read about the laser eye surgery procedure on the internet or in magazines. However, Laser Eye Surgery at other clinics might be different from what we do at the London Vision Clinic. There are some facts about Laser Eye Surgery that are important to know if… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery: 10 Facts You Didn’t Know Yet

Glasses Or Contact Lenses – What’s My Best Option?

When we talk to our short-sighted patients, there are always two teams: those who just love their contact lenses and only wear their glasses to get from their bed to the bathroom and those who cannot stand fiddling around with those little things. To stop the quarrelling we made a list of Pro’s and Con’s for glasses and contact lenses. It is true: many people are not just too clumsy to fit the tiny lenses into their eyes, but they are simply… Read more

Glasses Or Contact Lenses – What’s My Best Option?

Side Effects Of Having Laser Eye Surgery

A common misconception about Laser Eye Surgery is that there are a great number of adverse side effects. People fear that the surgery itself is painful and that the recovery is arduous. That is simply not true. When going through a credible clinic, the procedure itself should be painless. Additionally, there should only be minimal and short lived discomfort following the procedure. At London Vision Clinic, we pride ourselves on our top tier trained medical professionals, and our long standing reputation as… Read more

Side Effects Of Having Laser Eye Surgery

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have A Squint?

Strabismus, more commonly referred to as a squint, is a medical condition where the eyes point in two different directions. This happens when the opposite eye is looking forward. This can result in blurred vision, a lazy eye, or double vision. Since most squints occur or develop during childhood, it is ideal to treat them before they fully develop. This is typically through the use of glasses at a younger age since many squints are caused by the eyes compensating for some… Read more

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have A Squint?

Laser Eye Surgery results FAQ

To watch Mr. Glenn Carp answer this question in a video click here. Realistically, the chance of going blind from Laser Eye Surgery, using today’s technology, is about the same as the chance of dying in a plane crash — roughly 1 in 5 million. Click here for a video answering this common Laser Eye Surgery question.  The following is our recommended activity schedule for patients who have had LASIK: Immediately after surgery Be very careful to avoid any activity that could lead… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery results FAQ

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