Updated for 2024: Keeping You Up-to-Date on All Things Laser Eye Surgery

Updated for 2024: Keeping You Up-to-Date on All Things Laser Eye Surgery Here at London Vision Clinic, we are acutely aware of the impact of misinformation around Laser Eye Surgery and other refractive procedures. That’s why we have made it our mission to make accurate information as accessible – and up-to-date – as possible.  Every month, we publish new articles covering everything from the common questions asked by our patients to detailed guides on all things Laser Eye Surgery. But…

Complete Guide to Recovery & Post-Operative Care after Laser Eye Surgery

Guide to Recovery & Post-Operative Care after Laser Eye Surgery Updated for 2024 Most of us rarely, if ever, stop and think about how incredible our eyes are. It’s easy to take our vision for granted, given that we use it every day for almost every task and job we ever perform. But it’s also easy for us to forget just how sensitive they can be. However, once a stray eyelash finds itself stuck in there, we become acutely aware…

Guide to Dry Eyes and Laser Eye Surgery [VIDEO]

Quick Guide to Dry Eyes and Laser Eye Surgery Updated for 2024 Our eyes are among the most complex organs of the natural world. Often compared to cameras, when our eyes are working effectively, they provide us with crisp images of the world around us – images that many of us would be lost without. But our vision is far from straightforward; it requires the work of a huge number of separate components working together in harmony.  With so many…

Guide to Alcohol and Laser Eye Surgery

Guide to Alcohol and Laser Eye Surgery Updated for 2024 Alcohol is a common feature in many of our lives, whether we enjoy a toast to celebrate important events, a glass of wine to unwind for the evening, or even the occasional eventful pub crawl. But while alcohol consumption is usually nothing to be too concerned about (when done in moderation), what are the rules when it comes to surgery? Is it safe to have a cheeky drink before or…

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…

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Iritis? [VIDEO]

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Iritis? Suppose you’ve been considering having Laser Eye Surgery to correct your prescription. In that case, you may well have wondered if there are any conditions or factors that could make you unsuitable for treatment. Well, the fact is, while Laser Eye Surgery has become increasingly accessible in recent years, there are some circumstances in which the procedure may not be the right choice for you. In this article, we’ll be…

Will I Receive Anaesthesia During Laser Eye Surgery Treatment? [VIDEO]

Laser eye surgery is performed using topical anaesthetic. There is no need for a general anaesthetic as the topical drops themselves are sufficient to basically completely anaesthetize the cornea and that is the area where all the treatment is being done. On top of that the patient actually needs to be awake, they need to be alert so that they can respond to the surgeon’s commands and in a sense look in the right direction toward certain target points which will facilitate their treatment and make it more reliable….