Last week we appeared in the Daily Express and on ITV's This Morning.As one the world's leading Laser Eye Surgery clinics, we're often asked to comment and provide expert opinion in the media and, for some strange reason, last week was a busy one!Our lead surgeon and founder, Dr Dan Reinstein, was invited onto ITV's This Morning on Friday to help bust some laser eye surgery myths and answer viewers' questions.Professor Dan Reinstein pointed out an eye exam is different to ...Read more
Independent laser eye surgery reviews – April-15London Vision Clinic has well over 550 independent laser eye surgery reviews on the Trustpilot website, and an average score of 9.8 out of 10.
We’re extremely proud of the reviews we receive, as they reflect our commitment to providing the highest level of care for our patients and the fantastic results we achieve.
This was again reflected by the reviews we received in April:On 1st April, Natasha left us a 5 star laser ...Read more
Beauty blogger Fleur DeForce talks about her laser eye surgery experiencehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0CwOofTvq4With a -3 prescription, beauty, fashion and health blogger Fleur DeForce didn’t have terrible vision, but it was a confidence thing for her and a dislike of using contact lenses.Fleur had been thinking about having laser eye surgery for many years, and even made it a New Years resolution a few years ago. The reason she waited so long to go ahead with laser eye surgery was partly the cost, but ...Read more
A brief history of laser eye surgeryMany people assume that laser eye surgery is a relatively new technique, but the idea of surgically correcting vision by reshaping the surface of the eye has been around for many years, in a variety of forms.
This is known as refractive surgery as it purpose is to change the way light enters the eye by reshaping the cornea, removing refractive errors, and effectively re-focussing the light onto the retina, resulting in clear, crisp vision.
What is ReLEx SMILE laser eye surgery?
ReLEx SMILE (small incision lenticule extraction) is a keyhole procedure which eliminates the need for a corneal flap (as in standard LASIK laser eye surgery). It also eliminates the prolonged healing time associated LASEK / PRK.This minimally-invasive procedure provides more accurate and safer laser eye treatments and allows us to treat higher prescriptions and those with dry eyes.ReLEx SMILE can be performed in considerably less time than standard LASIK laser eye surgery, and can significantly ...Read more
Dr Hilary Jones talking about laser eye surgery at London Vision Clinic
GP & well-known TV medic, Dr Hilary Jones had laser blended vision treatment at London Vision Clinic in 2011.
Here’s a video he filmed explaining the process of laser eye surgery and presbyopia treatment at London Vision clinic:
Dr Hilary Jones spoke to Alexandra, an optometrist, about the pre-operative consultation process, and the different tests we carry out to assess your suitability and work out a treatment plan.
Laser eye surgery costs – Why do costs differ so much?
When first looking into laser eye surgery the wide range of options and the difference in prices from high street chains to independent clinics can be mind-boggling.
So why do laser eye surgery costs vary so much?
Read more about the differences here
At the London Vision Clinic on Harley Street in London, there is a simple pricing structure for the optimum level of results and patient care.
We don’t ...Read more
Laser eye surgery for ageing eyesProfessor Dan Reinstein, expert laser eye surgeon and Medical Director of London Vision Clinic, explains how age affects our eyes and how laser eye surgery can turn back the clock:“Your 30s are a peak time for the eyes because your prescription stabilises, your eyes are not dry and are healthy. But from 38 to 48, there’s a big change and you start needing to hold things closer or farther away from you to read. That’s your ...Read more
Laser eye surgery results – Do they differ from one clinic to another?One of the most important factors to consider when thinking about having laser eye surgery is the results you can expect.It’s important to have a good idea of what your outcome is likely to be after treatment, but do laser eye surgery results differ from one clinic to another?Here is London Vision Clinic surgeon Glenn Carp talking about how laser eye surgery results can be affected by factors such ...Read more