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Drink Milk To Keep Eyes Healthy

Drink Milk To Keep Eyes Healthy Drinking milk could help women ward off eye disease according to the Daily Mail’s medical correspondent. A study has found that females with the highest levels of Vitamin D are almost two thirds less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration (click here for information about Laser Eye Surgery and macular degeneration). This disease is the leading cause of blindness in the over 50’s affecting around 200,000 Britons each year. It eventually robs sufferers of their central… Read more

Drink Milk To Keep Eyes Healthy

Watching The Royal Wedding Through London Vision Clinic Eyes

Watching The Royal Wedding Through London Vision Clinic Eyes It might have been around on American television for years, but product placement has only recently become legal here in the UK. This got me thinking about how this innovation might change our viewing and purchasing habits. Just because our favourite soap opera character likes a certain type of biscuit with their named brand cup of tea, will we want to rush out to the supermarket to buy the same combination? As long… Read more

Watching The Royal Wedding Through London Vision Clinic Eyes

Phillip Schofield Has Laser Blended Vision

After  ITV’s This Morning took a look at Laser Eye Surgery a few months ago, Phillip Schofield, a presenter on the show began considering what laser eye surgery could do for his deteriorating vision. After deciding to take the plunge, he took the cameras along on his journey from the initial consultation and tests with Alexandra Lyons at the London Vision Clinic all the way through to the moment Prof. Dan Reinstein conducted the LASIK procedure. Watch This Morning’s, clip of Phillip’s journey for a… Read more

Phillip Schofield Has Laser Blended Vision

The Sunday Times

The Laser Eye Surgeon, 44, is the medical director of the London Vision Clinic. He is also professor of ophthalmology at the University of Paris. He and his wife, Ursula, live in central London with their children: Julia, seven, Maxwell, four, and Oscar, two.” The alarm goes off at 6:30, and at least three times a week I go to the gym. As an eye surgeon, spending a lot of time doing things like peering into a microscope, it’s easy to end… Read more

The Sunday Times

Some Facts And Myths About Laser Eye Surgery… And Newspapers

Under the grabbing headline “Will a sneeze wreck my Laser Eye Surgery?” Prof Reinstein lays out some facts and the myths surrounding the procedure in the health pages of a major Sunday newspaper. But the article – which appeared in the Mail on Sunday January 30th although eye catching was not exactly the same as the one that Prof Reinstein had been asked to submit. Space constraints and editorial policies frequently mean that newspapers don’t always publish what their contributors and protagonists… Read more

Some Facts And Myths About Laser Eye Surgery… And Newspapers

Daily Mail

Once regarded as a health sin, chocolate is now being hailed as a superfood because of the high levels of health-boosting antioxidants it contains. Other ingredients include theobromine, which is good for the nervous system. A recent study at Imperial College London showed chocolate can suppress persistent coughing. Another compound, phenylethylamine, is thought to have a mood-boosting effect. Meanwhile, antioxidants in chocolate are said to protect the skin against UV damage. They also boost cardio-vascular health (these health benefits all accrue from… Read more

Daily Mail

Mail On Sunday (Bonnie Tyler)

By Bonnie Estridge She was a singing legend with a string of hits to her name. What no one knew was that Bonnie Tyler had such poor eyesight she couldn’t even read her lyrics, or put on her stage make-up without using a magnifying glass. “A friend suggested I see Professor Dan Reinstein. I went to his London clinic for four hours of tests to see if there was a reason I shouldn’t have the surgery – if I’d had underlying eye… Read more

Mail On Sunday (Bonnie Tyler)

Mail Online (Lauren Booth)

By Lauren Booth Last update: 10:53PM, 26th July 2008 For the past 20 years I’ve worn contact lenses virtually every day. Recently, my eyes began objecting, painfully, so I needed another solution to my poor vision – hopefully avoiding glasses. Last month I decided to take the plunge and have laser surgery to repair my myopia (short-sightedness). The condition is caused by the cornea, the protein-based tissue on the front of the eye, being too steeply curved. Contacts and glasses curve the… Read more

Mail Online (Lauren Booth)

Mail Online (Jackie Brambles)

From the Mail Online – 9 Nov.2010 By Richard Barber When ITV’s Loose Women host Jackie Brambles became pregnant at 39, she fully expected the morning sickness, swollen ankles and fatigue. What she didn’t expect, however, was for her eyes to be affected. ‘My eyesight wasn’t great anyway – I got glasses for short-sightedness when I was 17 and have been wearing contacts since my 20s. But as soon as I was pregnant with my first child, Stanley, I started to have… Read more

Mail Online (Jackie Brambles)

10 Years Younger

As well as pioneering many of the most advanced techniques and technologies of Laser Eye Surgery, Professor Reinstein has become something of a media personality. His appearances on Channel 4’s 10 Years Younger, UK editions of the hit US show Extreme Makeover UK, and in a number of TV news and science interviews, have raised his profile well beyond the world of advanced refractive surgery. The Founder and Medical Director of the London Vision Clinic is an international authority in his field, who has been instrumental… Read more

10 Years Younger

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