Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Astigmatism

Choosing Laser Eye Surgery For Astigmatism It’s often claimed that Laser Eye Surgery cannot treat astigmatism. And yet, at London Vision Clinic, we’ve been using Laser Surgery to treat astigmatism symptoms for many years. In the hands of an expert laser eye surgeon it is possible to correct astigmatic vision using LASIK or PRK / LASEK. Please find out if you are a suitable candidate for astigmatism treatment at London Vision Clinic by contacting us. One of our Patient Care…

High Profile Treatments

Laser Eye Surgery For Even The Highest of Prescriptions If you have a high prescription, you may be one of the people who has been told that laser surgery cannot help you. Although there’s a small possibility that’s true, it’s very unlikely. The truth is, most clinics either lack the expertise to tackle higher prescriptions or do not wish to invest the time required for such patients. London Vision Clinic is different. We’ve been offering Laser Eye Surgery for people…

Mr Glenn Carp

Mr Glenn Carp A distinguished ophthalmic surgeon, Mr Carp is originally from South Africa and qualified as a doctor in Johannesburg in 1996. Today, he is one of the most highly trained LASIK eye surgeons in the UK. A Committed Specialist Mr Carp has always been passionate about ophthalmology, and began his specialist career in South Africa as an Ophthalmic Senior House Officer, followed by a year as a Research Officer in Ophthalmology at the University of the Witwatersrand. In…

Reading Glasses

Do You Need Reading Glasses? Discovering that you need reading glasses – even bifocal reading glasses – can be something of a shock, especially if you’ve always had good eyesight. But the fact is, everyone’s vision begins to show signs of deterioration after 40. Why You Need Reading Glasses It is at this stage of life when the lens of your eye begins to stiffen. At the same time, the muscles that shift your focus between near and far become…

Connie McEvoy

Connie Qualified As An Optometrist In Manchester In 1992 Originally from Co.Tyrone in Northern Ireland, Connie qualified as an optometrist in Manchester in 1992. By the late 1990s she was aware of the huge part that laser procedures were going to play in sight correction and was keen to get involved. She moved to London from Manchester in 2000 and worked for several years with a Laser Eye Surgery chain and then an independent laser provider. Since joining London Vision…

Presbyopia Treatment With PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision

Treating Your Presbyopia With Laser Eye Surgery People often ask how long the effects of Laser Eye Surgery will last – will they wear off? The answer is no: the effects are permanent. The trouble is, we are all getting older, and the ageing process does affect the performance of our eyes. You may have been told that LASIK and LASEK eye surgery is powerless against that process. That’s true – except at London Vision Clinic where Laser Eye Surgery…

Bifocals

Do You Need Bifocals? Suddenly finding you need bifocal reading glasses or bifocal contact lenses can be something of a shock, especially if you’ve always had good vision. But the fact is, everyone’s sight begins to deteriorate after 40. Why You Beed Bifocals At this stage of life, the lens of your eye begins to stiffen, while the muscles that shift your focus between near and far become weaker. This is called presbyopia and the classic sign is when you…

Vimal Piparia

Vimal Has Been Working As An Optometrist Now For Fifteen Years Vimal has been working as an optometrist for fifteen years and has been involved in refractive care, research and training during that period. He joined London Vision Clinic in 2009, after spending two years in Melbourne, working for the Australian College of Optometry, and is looking forward to rediscovering London once more. Vimal has been fortunate enough to have travelled extensively whilst combining a great passion for food. He…

Keratoconus

Treatable Eye Conditions: Keratoconus Keratoconus is a severe form of astigmatism, in which the cornea is slightly weaker than normal. This means the shape of the cornea progressively distorts, creating a cone shape at the front of the eye. Although glasses or contact lenses can help in the early stages, they become less effective as the condition develops. Cross-Linking Although having keratoconus disqualifies patients from enjoying the benefits of Laser Eye Surgery, there are other treatment options available. If you have…

Intra-Ocular Lens

Intra-Ocular Lenses In a very few cases, Laser Eye Surgery will not produce the best results. And we are only interested in the best results. So for some patients with extremely high prescriptions, we turn to intra-ocular lenses (IOLs). These artificial lenses are often referred to as IOLs, phakic IOLs, implantable lenses, clear lens extraction or exchange (CLE), intra-corneal lens implants, Artisan® lenses, Prelex® lenses, RLR, refractive lens exchange or lens replacement surgery. Their enormous range makes them an excellent…