Laser Eye Surgery News

Can any laser eye surgeon guarantee 20/20 vision? [VIDEO]

Can Any Laser Eye Surgeon Guarantee 20/20 Vision? When you think of good vision, the chances are a couple of numbers will pop into your head. Have you guessed which numbers we’re talking about? You have no doubt heard a friend, family member, or simply someone off the telly brag about their 20/20 vision, right? But, while many of us have heard of these numbers, we may not all know what ’20/20′ actually means? 20/20 vision has become the renowned…

What happens if I move my eyes during Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

What happens if I move my eyes during Laser Eye Surgery? These days, Eye Surgery is extremely modern, fast, and straightforward. But this wasn’t always the case. We can only imagine what used to go through patients’ minds in the early days of refractive surgery… Looking up to see a sharp, bladed instrument that is soon going to be making contact with your eye… “Don’t worry,” the surgeon smiles, “I’ve done this a thousand times – everything will be fine.”…

Can I Play Sport And Drive After Laser Surgery? [VIDEO]

Can I Play Sport And Drive After Laser Surgery? One of the generally accepted truths of life is that everyone is different. As such, anyone who is considering Laser Eye Surgery will naturally have their own specific concerns and questions relating to the treatment. But, that isn’t to say that these questions don’t overlap. One of the most common concerns we discuss with our patients relates to the recovery process – specifically, the restrictions on playing sports and driving following Laser…

Got A High Glasses Prescription? No Problem [VIDEO]

Got A High Glasses Prescription? No Problem! If you have a really high glasses prescription, you may be under the impression that Laser Eye Surgery is not an option you for – but you could be wrong. This common belief stems from the early years of LASIK treatment. For many years, Laser Eye Surgery wasn’t suitable for treating high glasses prescriptions, leaving many patients to settle for synthetic lens implants. While it is true that Laser Eye Surgery clinics used…

[VIDEO] Would you try Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

Would you try Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO] There are countless things that would all jump at the chance of doing were we given the opportunity. From visiting Machu Picchu or the Taj Mahal to swimming with dolphins or even skydiving. But what about Laser Eye Surgery? We confess. It isn’t the most glamorous bucket list item but, just think: none of the other once-in-a-lifetime experiences we have mentioned would be half as good with blurry vision. So, we ask again:…

Youtuber and Fashion Blogger Sophie Milner has ReLEx SMILE [VIDEO]

Youtuber and Fashion Blogger Sophie Milner has ReLEx SMILE Sophie Milner has become well-known in the fashion blogging world for her empowering – and often cut-throat- commentary. Her online blog covers everything from fashion, beauty and skincare to relationships and travel – but that’s not all Sophie has been up to over the last few years. She has also become known for her YouTube channel, where she shares all manner of experiences, including product reviews, fashion hauls – and her…

The Latest Advances in Laser Eye Surgery [VIDEO]

The Latest Advances in Laser Eye Surgery To the uninitiated, the idea of lying under a machine that is about to use lasers to permanently remove tissue from your eye can easily be mistaken for a torture scene from a poorly received sci-fi movie. But what if we told you that this is a procedure that is carried out every single day, all around the world? And those invisible lasers are helping to give people permanently clear vision – all…

Sky Diver Jakob Anguiers has ReLEx SMILE [VIDEO]

Sky Diver Jakob Anguiers has ReLEx SMILE Back in 2017, Jakob Anguiers, skydiver and amateur Youtuber, found himself jumping out of an aeroplane and hurtling to the ground at a speed of around 125mph. While this in itself might sound incredible to most of us, it was actually pretty routine for Jakob. But, this time there was one difference: this was the first time he had jumped without contact lenses. You see, just one week before Jakob embarked on this…

Using LASEK / PRK Eye Surgery to Treat Your Eye Condition [VIDEO]

Using LASEK/PRK Eye Surgery to Treat Your Eye Condition If you have done any research at all into Laser Eye Surgery, you will probably have noticed that the profession is not averse to an abbreviation or two. Well, that’s kind of an understatement: between LASEK/PRK, LASIK, ReLEx SMILE – the truth is, you can’t get more than two minutes into your research without coming across at least one. While these abbreviations are obviously designed to replace complicated words that the…

Laser Eye Surgery Explained: As Seen on TED [VIDEO]

Laser Eye Surgery Explained: As Seen on TED Laser Eye Surgery is undeniably a modern medical procedure that involves high-spec technology and tools; however, you might be surprised to learn that the procedure as we know it today actually roots back to 1948 when Spanish ophthalmologist José Ignacio Barraquer Moner resolved to find a better alternative to external visual aids. Barraquer Moner believed that he could solve visual errors within the eye itself, allowing those with blurry vision to ditch…