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Side effect: Glare

Side effect: Glare In the first few moments after Laser Eye surgery, you eagerly look up towards the clock on the far wall or down at your watch and quickly realise you can see the hands ticking around, clearly and vividly.After a few days you settle into your new vision and start fully enjoying your life of greater visual acuity. Sometimes you forget for a moment and go to reach for your glasses or contacts, while at others, you fully embrace no ...Read more

Side effect: Glare

Can I talk to someone who has been treated?

Can I talk to someone who has been treated? Not too long ago, advertisements and salespeople were the main influences in our decisions to buy certain products or use certain services. If you were lucky, you may of had a friend or family member who could offer you a recommendation, but more often that not you were buying in blind faith.Today, many people won’t make a purchase until they’ve found out exactly what others have to say about it. The tables have ...Read more

Can I talk to someone who has been treated?

Finding a good LASIK surgeon

Finding a good LASIK surgeon You want to find a good LASIK surgeon. Of course you do. You wouldn't trust your eyesight in the hands of anyone who was considered anything less. But what does it actually mean to be a good laser eye surgeon?Does being a qualified doctor and having some experience, and maybe a name badge, make them so?Or does them having a special this-week-only offer do the trick?The reality is many people are unaware they need to differentiate between ...Read more

Finding a good LASIK surgeon

Low price can mean older technology

Low Price Can Mean Older Technology Most of the time lower price means older technology.Many of you will recall a time when you’ve seen a new technology appear on the market and thought, “I’ll just wait until the newer version comes out and this one drops in price.”New car models, the latest smart phones and tablets, breakthrough fitness tech; in such rapidly changing markets you can guarantee you won’t be waiting long until the latest models are yesterdays news.If we take one ...Read more

Low price can mean older technology

Understanding treatment for vision problems

Understanding Treatment For Vision Problems As one of our greatest assets, our vision has spurred the rise of several industries focused on keeping it in tip top condition.Glasses, contact lenses, refractive surgery; if you have a vision problem you're certainly not short of options, but understanding which is best for you is a whole other matter.Let's break down each of the above—specs; contacts; Laser Eye Surgery—and look specifically at how effective they are in treating three common vision problems—short-sightedness (myopia), long-sightedness (hyperopia), ...Read more

Understanding treatment for vision problems

Learn about different types of refractive surgery

Learn About Different Types Of Refractive Surgery Learning about refractive surgery can be a long and gruelling task.First, you've to find the time in your day to sit down without the distractions of kids or pets or—let’s face it—more entertaining things you could be doing.Then you’re faced with sifting through endless mounds of information, statistics, opinions, and tabloids, most of which are produced with the intention to shock or sell.Even when you manage to find a reliable source of information, it’s easy to get confused ...Read more

Learn about different types of refractive surgery

Wavefront-guided variations of LASIK surgery

Wavefront-guided variations of LASIK surgery It all starts with a little bit of research, and the next thing you know you’re down the rabbit hole discovering much more than you ever anticipated.You may have just got to grips with the different types of procedures—PRK/LASEK, LASIK, ReLEx SMILE—only to hear that some treatments even have their own variations.As the most popular form of Laser Eye Surgery, LASIK no doubt has the highest number of different treatment types on offer—at least on the high ...Read more

Wavefront-guided variations of LASIK surgery

Super Squeamish Emma Overcomes Her Eye Phobia

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 ...Read more

Super Squeamish Emma Overcomes Her Eye Phobia

Robots Can’t Wear Reading Glasses

Robots Can't Wear Reading GlassesEach 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 ...Read more

Robots Can’t Wear Reading Glasses

Laser Eye Surgery Facts

Laser Eye Surgery Facts Under the grabbing headline “Will a sneeze wreck my Laser Eye Surgery?” Prof Reinstein lays out some facts and the myths surrounding the procedure in the health pages of a major Sunday newspaper.But the article – which appeared in the Mail on Sunday January 30th although eye catching was not exactly the same as the one that Prof Reinstein had been asked to submit.Space constraints and editorial policies frequently mean that newspapers don’t always publish what their ...Read more

Laser Eye Surgery Facts

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