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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Is Laser Eye Surgery An Option For My Teenager?

It is a fact. Today, there are more short-sighted teenagers than ever before. In the US in particular, the prevalence of shortsightedness—or ‘myopia’—has grown from 25% to 40% over just the last 30 years. Both genetic and environmental factors have played their role in its rise, but that’s not to say all hope is lost: Of those who suffer from short-sightedness early in their school years, the majority tend to acquire stable vision later in life. In some cases however, short-sightedness can… Read more

Is Laser Eye Surgery An Option For My Teenager?

Can I Have Both Eyes Done On The Same Day?

As Laser Eye Surgery is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in the world, you’re sure to hear some myths and conflicting information surrounding the procedure. Here at our clinic on Harley Street, we often hear many of the same queries cropping up again and again. How painful is the procedure? What are the chances of going blind? Will it mess up the procedure if I need to sneeze or I suddenly twitch involuntarily? One of the more common questions regarding… Read more

Can I Have Both Eyes Done On The Same Day?

Can Laser Eye Surgery Give Me ‘Supersight’

When we think of supersight we tend to imagine ourselves seeing through walls, shooting lasers out of our eyes, and being able to spot objects at ultra-long distances—or at least I do. But when it comes to Laser Eye Surgery, unfortunately, you won’t find yourself leaving the clinic with any of the above. You will, however, have a new and improved quality of life. We are going to take a look at the three main ways in which we believe Laser Eye… Read more

Can Laser Eye Surgery Give Me ‘Supersight’

Can Laser Eye Surgery ruin your eyesight?

With any surgical procedure there comes an element of risk, and with Laser Eye Surgery, it’s no different. However, with much thanks to the internet and no doubt to the presence of the word ‘laser’ in its name, it’s all too easy to come across wild myths and tales about the Laser Eye Surgery procedure and its effects. Whether it’s a sensationalist story in the media written to stir up a fuss or a rare incident from an inadequately equipped clinic twenty… Read more

Can Laser Eye Surgery ruin your eyesight?

Laser Eye Surgery: Why Pregnant And Breastfeeding Mums Should Wait

I can only assume that pregnancy is a time when you really don’t want to be bumping into things. And if you combine that with all the other inconveniences that come with suffering from poor vision,  it quickly begins to sound like a recipe for disaster. However, there are certain times and circumstances that make someone ineligible for Laser Eye Surgery—such as while in your teens, or taking certain medication—and being pregnant or breastfeeding is unfortunately on that list. The procedure presents… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery: Why Pregnant And Breastfeeding Mums Should Wait

How Regulated Is The Industry

Laser Eye Surgery is a relatively recent treatment which, since its arrival around 20 years ago, has quickly shot up to become the most popular elective surgery in the world. Today, more than 100,000 Brits have Laser Eye Surgery each year. It’s success rate and high demand has done a plethora of good for the industry, especially in helping to promote more investment in the development of treatment performance and safety. But it has also meant there has been a huge surge… Read more

How Regulated Is The Industry

A Lifetime Of Glasses Or Laser Eye Surgery?

A childhood friend of my was christened early by his peers with the name of ‘foggy’, simply because his glasses would always fog up when the temperature suddenly changed. It’s a silly story, but it touches on an important point that is part of a much larger problem for the frequent glasses wearer. Waking up to a blurry alarm clock, struggling to find where you placed them last, breaking a lens, going in for frequent eye tests, not being able to see… Read more

A Lifetime Of Glasses Or Laser Eye Surgery?

3 Reasons Laser Eye Surgery Might Not Be For You

Laser Eye Surgery has progressed in leaps and bounds over the past decade, so much so that today, here at London Vision Clinic, we are proud to say that we can treat 98% of the patients who contact us. However, even though Laser Eye Surgery can now treat conditions which were once believed to be untreatable—such as very high prescriptions and ageing eyes—there are still certain instances in which Laser Eye Surgery is not appropriate or effective. Fortunately, not all of those… Read more

3 Reasons Laser Eye Surgery Might Not Be For You

Why Patients Choose Professor Dan Reinstein

Once you have committed to having Laser Eye Surgery, the process that follows—choosing a clinic, discovering the right treatment, finding great value, calculating the risks—can often seem overwhelming. All the uncertainties and concerns that build up, however, can be melted away with the assurance of one thing—a great surgeon. The confidence that being in the hands of one of the most experienced ophthalmic surgeons in the field gives you, is invaluable in itself, and is just one of the reasons why patients… Read more

Why Patients Choose Professor Dan Reinstein

LASIK Safety & Patient Satisfaction

LASIK is known as one of the most common—and safest—methods of refractive surgery to date. And now we have a comprehensive FDA study to confirm it. The study set in stone what many of the worlds leading surgeons, as well as the vast majority of the 20 millions recipients of the surgery, have long believed to be true; that LASIK is safe, effective, and extremely cost-efficient. The study involved surveying LASIK patients about their visual symptoms and overall quality of vision before,… Read more

LASIK Safety & Patient Satisfaction

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