Guide to Contact Lenses, Glasses, and Laser Eye Surgery

Guide to Contact Lenses, Glasses, and Laser Eye Surgery Updated for 2024 You might think that the choice between contact lenses, glasses, and Laser Eye Surgery is pretty straightforward. But your opinion can vary based on a wide range of factors. Depending on who you ask, the news articles you read, and even your stage in life, your opinions on Laser Eye Surgery and how it compares with glasses and contact lenses can vary significantly. So, here at London Vision…

Are You Feeling Conscious About Your Reading Glasses?

Are You Feeling Conscious About Your Reading Glasses? The average person has a lot to contend with as they get older; most of us will gain weight, tackle greying hair (if it doesn’t fall out), and develop wrinkles around our eyes, on our foreheads and, well, everywhere really. While some may embrace these changes with “grace”, many more of us will likely turn to the latest fads and solutions, from hair dye to skin creams, to satisfy our vanity. But…

The Cost of Contact Lenses – Are There Any Risks?

The Cost of Contact Lenses – Are There Any Risks? The mass commercial success of the humble contact lens took off in the 1960s and 70s following around a century of increasingly viable iterations. They were celebrated for their effectiveness, discretion, and ability to all but replace traditional glasses – qualities that still contribute to their popularity today. But are there any risks to wearing contact lenses? The most popular type of contact lenses today are soft lenses made from…

Is Laser Eye Surgery a More Eco-Friendly Approach to Vision Correction?

Is Laser Eye Surgery a More Eco-Friendly Approach to Vision Correction? There is no doubt that Laser Eye Surgery has become increasingly popular in recent years, thanks to increased accessibility and advancements in technology making more people suitable for treatment. But there is one factor that may be becoming more prominent in people’s minds: the environmental impact of other visual aids. Most of us are becoming ever-more conscious of our carbon footprint and our wider impact on the environment. We…

Summer and Swimming Hazards For Contact Lens Wearers

Watersports might be fun summer activities and, for those of us who are lucky enough to enjoy good eye sight or have had laser eye surgery, they are carefree pastimes. However, for those who are still juggling glasses and contact lenses, anything related to swimming is fraught with concerns….

Could Laser Eye Surgery Be Better Value Than Contact Lenses?

Would you rather have an asset or a liability? When it comes to housing – the answer seems clear. When it comes to vision, however, many don’t see things as clearly. We help you compare laser eye surgery costs with the cost of wearing contact lenses, particularly taking into account actual lens costs, fitting, check ups and solution Read here to understand more of the long term costs comparison….

Will I Still Need to Wear Glasses or Contact Lenses After LASIK?

Will I Still Need to Wear Glasses or Contact Lenses After LASIK? People who have been unfortunate to rely on glasses or contact lenses will likely have found themselves wondering if Laser Eye Surgery could be the answer to ditching the visual aids forever. But does it really work like that? Is there a chance that you might still need to wear glasses or contact lenses after LASIK? First and foremost, it is important to note that the majority of…