Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Zach Dickeson

Old Employee, Zach Dickeson: London Vision Clinic Researcher Zach came to London planning to work and travel for a year, but after joining the clinic in 2008 and becoming enamored with the work and the atmosphere, he decided to stay. Originally from Canada, Zach’s main passion is travel, and after graduating high school he lived in Cambodia for a year teaching English. He continues to take every opportunity to visit new destinations. In his evenings Zach is completing a degree…

Desiree Todd

Combining Knowledge And Understanding From A Patient’s Perspective Desiree Todd joined the team at the London Vision Clinic in late 2008, having previously worked in research at a Laser Eye Surgery chain. When asked about her reasons for choosing to work at the London Vision Clinic over other Laser Eye Surgery providers, Desiree said, “I chose to work at the London Vision Clinic as to me it offers the epitome of what laser surgery is all about: advanced technology combined…

Brendan Duane

Blending Comprehensive Experience With Care And Consideration Although a native of Melbourne, Australia, Brendan has been a successful London optometrist for over 14 years, and part of the London Vision Clinic team since 2004. A keen cricket fan, Brendan isn’t afraid to admit his delight that Australia has regained the precious Ashes. Away from the crease, he enjoys photography and travels widely. His most recent expeditions have been to remarkably diverse destinations: the high African desert of Ethiopia, the exclusive…

Treating Myopia (Short sightedness) With Laser Eye Surgery

Treating Myopia (Short sightedness) With Laser Eye Surgery If you are short-sighted, your eyeball is slightly longer and rounder than it should be. This means the light converges just in front of the retina, creating a blurred image at distance. Myopia Is The Ideal Condition For Laser Eye Treatment Myopia is usually corrected with glasses or contact lenses. But it is also an ideal condition for laser eye treatment. By slightly reshaping the front of the cornea, the light is refocused…

LASIK

LASIK Eye Surgery To Treat Your Eye Condition LASIK is the most common form of Laser Eye Surgery and is suitable for over 90% of patients. It offers the least discomfort and the fastest recovery time of any laser eye surgery. In fact, most patients can be back at work within 24 hours. Find out if you are a suitable candidate for LASIK eye surgery. What Is LASIK? Treating both eyes with LASIK surgery takes around 15 minutes. The eye…

Glasses

Do You Suffer From Blurred Vision? So many people need glasses. Without them, blurred vision prevails. If you wear spectacles we can almost certainly help you get rid of them. Of course, this isn’t guaranteed, and we’d need to confirm your suitability at your initial screening. But there are very few patients we are unable to help. Contact us to book your initial no charge, no obligation assessment now. The Prescription Is Just The Beginning Unlike many clinics, we look…

Emma Brandon

Passionate Perfectionist With A Patient’s Perspective Emma is not only an experienced and highly skilled optometrist; she has also been a patient at the London Vision Clinic. In typical optometrist fashion, she can reel off her exact prescription before Laser Vision Correction: OD – 6.00/-3.00 X 10; OS – 6.50/ -3.00 X 180. In short, around -9 dioptres, or very short-sighted. Emma even recalls the date of her surgery: 8 August 2006. It’s a date she says she’ll never forget….

Treating Hyperopia (Long Sightedness) With Laser Eye Surgery

Treating Hyperopia (Long Sightedness) With Laser Eye Surgery If you’re long-sighted, your eyeball is shorter and flatter than it needs to be. That means it focuses the light on a point just behind the retina, creating a blurred image. What Is Hyperopia? Hyperopia affects near vision first, and later in life both distance and near vision. Often, if you’re long-sighted, you can sharpen near objects with a conscious effort, which tends to cause headaches. Long-sightedness is relatively common, affecting about…

Contact Lenses

Do You Depend On Contact Lenses? If you wear contact lenses, we can almost certainly help you get rid of those fiddly contacts. Of course, this isn’t guaranteed, and we’d need to confirm your suitability at your initial screening. Book a free, no-obligation assessment to determine whether you are a suitable candidate for vision correction at the London Vision Clinic. You may be free from those contact lenses a lot sooner than you can imagine. The Prescription Is Just The…