Laser Eye Surgery News

Is Laser Eye Surgery Available Through the NHS?

Is Laser Eye Surgery Available Through the NHS? The National Health Service (NHS) has long been a uniting fixture of the British people. Founded in the wake of the Second World War in 1948, the NHS has saved the lives of countless people and provided much-needed universal care for decades. But there are some areas that the NHS can’t cover – at least not in all cases. It is estimated that there are over 1.6 million interactions between patients and…

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery When I Have Conjunctivitis?

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery When I Have Conjunctivitis? If you have been planning on having Laser Eye Surgery but have recently found that you have conjunctivitis, you may be wondering if you can still go ahead with your treatment. In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know, from the causes and treatments for conjunctivitis to how this common ailment can affect your suitability for Laser Eye Surgery. What is Conjunctivitis? Conjunctivitis, also known as red or…

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery if I Have Ulcers in My Eye?

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery if I Have Ulcers in My Eye? If you are considering Laser Eye Surgery but have corneal ulcers (keratitis), you may be concerned that you will be unable to go ahead with your treatment. In this article, we cover everything you need to know about corneal ulcers and how they could impact your suitability for Laser Eye Surgery. What is Keratitis? Corneal ulcers – also known as ulcerative keratitis or simply keratitis – refers…

The True Price of Cheap Laser Eye Surgery

The True Price of Cheap Laser Eye Surgery Let’s face it, we all love a bargain. Whether it’s a great deal on a package holiday or a buy-one-get-one-free offer on our favourite grocery product; however, when it comes to something as important as our health, should we really be offering to compromise treatment for the sake of a cheap deal? Moreover, how many times have you thought you were savvy by opting for the cheaper version of a product, only…

What Is Anterior Blepharitis?

Anterior blepharitis is an inflammation which affects the outside of the eyelids, close to the eyelashes. There are two varieties of this surprisingly common condition: Staphylococcal anterior blepharitis and Seborrhoeic blepharitis….

What are the Finance Options for Laser Eye Surgery?

What are the Finance Options for Laser Eye Surgery? There’s no getting around it: High-quality Laser Eye Surgery isn’t cheap. So many people are relieved to find out that, as with many other investments, finance options are often available for Laser Eye Surgery – including here at the London Vision Clinic. Napoleon is widely credited with referring to England as a nation of shopkeepers (or l’Angleterre est une nation de boutiquiers); a comment that was meant to be derisive; however,…

Refractive Surgeon Chooses Dan Reinstein for Presbyopia Treatment

Refractive Surgeon Chooses Dan Reinstein for His Surgery Since it was founded over two decades ago, the London Vision Clinic has treated tens of thousands of patients from all over the world. During this time, we have seen people from every walk of life enter our treatment room – including other refractive surgeons. Our access to the latest technology and Laser Eye Surgery techniques – often pioneered by our very own founder and surgeon, Professor Dan Reinstein – has secured…

What If My Optometrist Finds A Problem I Didn’t Know About?

People avoid doctors for many reasons. Some find appointments difficult to pack into a busy schedule, some are unwilling to open up to a doctor, or worried about perceived ‘time wasting’, and many even fear that being amongst sick people in the doctor’s waiting room will result in contamination! However, something that is perhaps discussed less often is the common fear that a doctor may find a problem that is bigger than what the appointment was initially booked for. This fear is, for many people, a reason to avoid regular visits to the GP, dentist, or optometrist….

What’s More Important – The Surgeon or the Technology Used for My Laser Eye Surgery?

Obviously good equipment will allow you to do bit more intensive preparing or generating profiles for the patient that are perhaps a little bit more refined compared to older equipment for example and secondly you need a good surgeon to know how to manipulate that equipment to get the most out of it. So it is a dual benefit if you have a good surgeon with a lot of experience and the latest equipment at the surgeon’s disposal….