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Lasik vs Smile

Newer doesn’t always mean better. My old worn-at-the-seams Converse are more comfortable than an unused, stiff and nice smelling pair. My sister’s scraggy stuffed lamb is more meaningful to her than a clean and factory-fresh newborn. Even the new Nokia 3310 has nothing on the modest brick, that is the original. But for some things, you don’t want the dusty antique of yesterday; you want the latest, greatest, shiniest, and most up-to-date version. The model that was made to beat all other models and incorporates the most cutting-edge and sophisticated technology,…Read more

Lasik vs Smile

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You wouldn’t think it, but working as a freelancer there are many times I miss being in a big office and working under the iron thumb of a boss. For one, I wouldn’t suddenly decide to take an extended lunch break when I have a deadline to meet the next morning; they also probably wouldn’t stand for my clothes rack/kitchen counter/desk either. But the main impact having a stern face looming over me would be in cutting down the endless hours I spend — or would that be waste?…Read more

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Where do you keep your reading glasses?

At around a million times faster than NASA’s 1960’s computer, a smartphone is an incredibly sophisticated piece of tech. With it, you can do things like pay for groceries, translate text, and stay in touch with your loved ones. Without it, well, we would barely achieve anything. And as such an indispensable part of our life that brings us endless pleasure (thank you Candy Crush), we have no trouble carting it around with us everywhere we go. Reading glasses, on the other hand, do…Read more

Where do you keep your reading glasses?

Reading glasses are a crap solution

“I don’t need glasses! The text is just really small…” — My mum, every time she can’t read something My mum has presbyopia and can’t read or see anything in the vicinity of her face without her tacky supermarket ready readers. But don’t tell her that; she’s convinced the problem is not with her but the world — as if books and bank statements are produced in smaller and smaller print ever year. It’s understandable — I mean who wants to visit the…Read more

Reading glasses are a crap solution

Protecting your eyes at work

Usually it’s only once we get home after a long, hard day’s work that our attention is drawn to our eyes. We notice they feel tired and strained, that we are rubbing them every few minutes, or that the writing on our Kindle is a little fuzzier than normal. We use our eyes almost every minute of every waking hour of the day. Six or seven hours of which are spent in front of a computer. Include the time staring at our other…Read more

Protecting your eyes at work

Rolling back the years: How to treat presbyopia

We accept ageing as a fact — an unavoidable process that governs all existence and affects us whether we like it or not. And in many ways, it is. Ageing is one part of the biological puzzle that continues to evade even the brightest minds and the most cutting edge technology. However, all is not lost; many experts believe an effective solution to slowing down and even reversing ageing is on the horizon. The only thing we have to do is wait.…Read more

Rolling back the years: How to treat presbyopia

Alternatives to laser surgery for your eyes

It’s taken us a long time to get to this point — around a thousand years to be more exact. Even longer if you count the early work of Greek scholars like Euclid and Aristotle. Back then if you were afflicted by poor eyesight, you didn’t have much choice other than to deal with it. But it wasn’t all bad; you may even have been thought of as blessed and sought after for certain crafts like specialist coin engraving. In 2017, if you’ve got…Read more

Alternatives to laser surgery for your eyes

Would you consider cut-price Laser Eye Surgery?

Why would you pay more when you could get the same treatment and achieve the same outcome for less? I mean, Laser Eye Surgery is Laser Eye Surgery wherever you go, right? It always rids people of the need to wear glasses or contacts and permanently improves their vision, so why shouldn’t you snap up that spring offer or wander down to the cheap clinic on the high street? Well, as the industry is unregulated and the cost of Laser Eye Surgery often reflects the standard of…Read more

Would you consider cut-price Laser Eye Surgery?

Can I fly after laser surgery?

As a nation, we’re utterly obsessed with jumping on planes and spending our hard earned time as far away as possible. We put ourselves through the mind-numbing process of packing, endure endless delays, and cram ourselves into seats unsuitable for anyone bigger than a three-year-old. Even if it’s just for a few nights away. But none of this matters — it’s always worth it. And we’re just as quick to do it all over again. After having Laser Eye Surgery, there’s’ no better way to celebrate…Read more

Can I fly after laser surgery?

Can laser treat my astigmatism?

If you have astigmatism, you’re probably hoping I get straight to the point. If you have really bad astigmatism, you’re probably not even reading this — or if you are it’s all a blur. Either way, you’ll no doubt rather be doing something else right now. But if you’ve got a cornea shaped like a rugby ball, then, unfortunately, this is your life. And as there’s little more you can do than get a pair of glasses or contacts prescription, searching for alternate…Read more

Can laser treat my astigmatism?

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