London Vision Clinic’s Top Tips to Avoid Eye Strain

In this crazy, modern, techy world that we live in, we don’t take it easy on our eyes. Today many jobs require that we spend hours and hours in front of computer screens. Many people even elect to read on computer screens rather than actual books. With that being said, books are sometimes not much of an optical improvement. Eye strain can cause dryness, migraines and, later down the road, permanent vision problems….

Am I at Risk of Developing Dry Eyes After Laser Eye Surgery?

Dry eye is a common and perfectly normal symptom for patients recovering from laser eye surgery. In most cases, it’s temporary. Sufficient tear ducts are a factor in determining a patient’s eligibility for the procedure, and if there is any reason to doubt that the patient would suffer from this symptom permanently, your surgeon will discuss this risk with you….

Protect Your Eyes During Camping and Festival Season

Protect Your Eyes During Camping and Festival Season Every year when spring rolls around, we are blinded by the promise of warmer (and longer) days and all the fun that goes with them. You may be an avid camper who’s hoping the rain will hold off so you can get back to nature; or perhaps you’re eagerly awaiting leaving your regular life behind for a long weekend of music and chill vibes at one of the country’s many music festivals….

How Do I Decide if Laser Eye Surgery is Right for Me?

How Do I Decide if Laser Eye Surgery is Right for Me? Like many things in life, Laser Eye Surgery is a serious investment that can drastically improve your lifestyle. In many ways, it is like the Italian sports car of the vision correction world, blowing glasses and contact lenses out of the water just like a Ferrari would Corsa! It’s a larger investment, and you have to go somewhere special to get it, but when you do, it offers…

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Ptosis?

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery if I Have Ptosis? Thanks to major advancements in Laser Eye Surgery technology and techniques in recent years, this life-changing procedure is now available to more people than ever before. But there are some cases in which Laser Eye Surgery may not be an option. For example, can you have Laser Eye Surgery if you have ptosis? In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know. What is Ptosis? Ptosis, also called…

Why Staying Hydrated is Important for Eye Health

Why Staying Hydrated is Important for Eye Health In the UK, we are lucky enough to have access to water almost everywhere we go – it is, quite literally, on tap. Moreover, water takes up nearly three-quarters of the earth’s surface, floats around in the air in the form of vapour, and is even stored beneath the land under our feet. Yet, many of us are still not putting enough of it in our bodies. This can have a significant…

How Young is Too Young for Laser Eye Surgery?

As well as all the obvious advantages, having laser eye surgery also makes economic sense. Considering that the procedure will eventually pay for itself by avoiding a lifetime of opticians’ bills, the cost of contact lenses and solutions, as well as glasses and stylish frames, the biggest financial savings are to be made by those who have LASIK when they are young……

Your Eyes: Separating the Facts and the Fiction

The World Health Organisation states that 80% of the world’s blindness and serious visual impairment is preventable. There are certainly many myths and home-remedies about how to do just that. In fact, everybody has an idea about what is good or bad for your eyes but what is the truth behind it all? Here are some of the best-loved eye-related claims and the truth on the matter….

Is Laser Eye Surgery Available Through the NHS?

Is Laser Eye Surgery Available Through the NHS? The National Health Service (NHS) has long been a uniting fixture of the British people. Founded in the wake of the Second World War in 1948, the NHS has saved the lives of countless people and provided much-needed universal care for decades. But there are some areas that the NHS can’t cover – at least not in all cases. It is estimated that there are over 1.6 million interactions between patients and…

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery When I Have Conjunctivitis?

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery When I Have Conjunctivitis? If you have been planning on having Laser Eye Surgery but have recently found that you have conjunctivitis, you may be wondering if you can still go ahead with your treatment. In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know, from the causes and treatments for conjunctivitis to how this common ailment can affect your suitability for Laser Eye Surgery. What is Conjunctivitis? Conjunctivitis, also known as red or…