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Can I have laser eye treatment if I am diabetic?

Can I have Laser Eye Surgery Treatment if I Have Diabetes? When starting out on the path to improved vision with Laser Eye Surgery, there are a number of important considerations that need to be made. These can include the condition and prescription of your eyes, the desired results, and existing health conditions. For example, you might be wondering: Can I have Laser Eye Surgery treatment if I have Diabetes? While the general answer to this question may be ‘yes’,…

The Importance of a Rigorous Screening Program

The Importance of a Rigorous Screening Program Laser Eye Surgery deals with one of our most complex organs and most precious senses. As such, it is essential that the utmost care and attention are paid throughout the whole process – not just on the day of surgery. That’s why we employ one of the most rigorous and comprehensive initial screening programs around. In this article, we’ll explain why – when it comes to Laser Eye Surgery – more is more….

About The Initial Screening

Questions about Initial Screening at London Vision Clinic Laser Eye Surgery is an amazing procedure that offers patients the opportunity to experience life in a new way – without glasses and contact lenses. But in order to achieve the best possible outcomes, a thorough screening process is essential. Below, we answer some of the most common questions about screening and consultations at London Vision Clinic. Why do I need to have an initial Laser Eye Surgery screening consultation? Before patients…

Laser Eye Surgery for… Astigmatism

Laser Eye Surgery for… Astigmatism Over the decades since its popular introduction in the 1980s, Laser Eye Surgery has developed to become the most popular elective procedure in the world. To date, millions of people have experienced how Laser Eye Surgery can change their lives for the better. Despite this popularity, however, many are still unaware that they too could wave “goodbye!” to glasses and contact lenses for good. That’s right, Laser Eye Surgery can now treat a wide range…

A Journey to Better Vision with ICL Surgery: Sara’s Story

A Journey to Better Vision with ICL Surgery: Sara’s Story Sara Hunter has been wearing glasses for her short-sightedness since she was six years old. After making the switch to contact lenses at the age of 12 or 13, Sara took the plunge (after a push from her optician) to find out how London Vision Clinic could help her on a journey to better vision.   In early 2023, Sara decided to document her experience after struggling to find accounts…

What is the Average Age for Cataract Surgery?

What is the Average Age for Cataract Surgery? Cataracts are largely considered an ‘old age’ condition, but the truth is, they can affect people of all ages. For example, while the most common form of cataracts is associated with ageing, they can develop for other reasons. In this article, we’re taking a look at the different types of cataracts and answering the question:¬†What is the average age for cataract surgery? Cataracts are the formation of cloudy tissue in the lens…

Can Cataracts Return After Surgery?

Can Cataracts Return After Surgery? Any patient anticipating Cataract Surgery will understandably have many questions and concerns during the run-up to the procedure. From worries about surgery and the recovery process to general queries about cataracts themselves, we’ve heard it all here at London Vision Clinic. For example, one common concern many patients share is this: Can cataracts return after surgery? Cataracts and Cataract Surgery The development of cataracts becomes increasingly common as we get older. In fact, cataracts are…

Common Questions: What Does Cataract Surgery Feel Like?

What Does Cataract Surgery Feel Like? As we get older, it becomes increasingly likely that we will soon have to start preparing for Cataract Surgery. That’s right – cataracts are a natural part of the eye’s ageing process, which means that sooner or later, you could find yourself needing treatment to maintain the eyesight you have enjoyed for your entire life. Cataracts begin to develop as the proteins in our eyes’ lenses begin to break down. This process starts to…

Common Questions: Is it Painful After Cataract Surgery?

Is it Painful After Cataract Surgery? Our eyes are extraordinary organs. Not only do they allow us to see the world around us, but they do so with the help of literally millions of individual parts. In fact, the human eye is among the most complex organs in the natural world. Of course, this endlessly impressive organ also happens to be pretty sensitive. So, when the prospect of undergoing surgery on your eyes emerges, it is more than understandable that…

Common Questions: Is Cataract Surgery Painful?

Is Cataract Surgery Painful? Preparing yourself for any kind of surgery can be a scary prospect. From planning your journey to the clinic or hospital and considering how long you might be away from home, to worries about the procedure itself – there is often a lot to consider. One of the most common questions that patients have when seeking treatment for cataracts is this: Is Cataract Surgery painful? Luckily, many ocular surgeries are now much less invasive than they…