Top Tips for Protecting Your Eyes at Work

Top Tips for Protecting Your Eyes at Work Despite the inherent importance and noticeable sensitivity of our eyes, it isn’t very often that we give thought to the best ways to protect them. While we may all have hardwired into us the importance of wearing sunglasses on sunny days, it’s unlikely that many of us ever really go any further than this. For example, when was the last time you considered the best ways to protect your eyes at work?…

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 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…

What Is 20/20 or 6/6 Normal Vision? [VIDEO]

What does it mean to have “normal” vision? Why are two different sets of numbers used to describe it? Mr. Carp explains, “The main concern of having 6/6 vision or 20/20 vision really comes from whether you are based in the United Kingdom or you are based in America. It is really just to do with feet and metres. 6/6 means you see at 6 metres what an average person can see at 6 metres and 20/20 is equivalent in feet, 20 feet versus 20 feet.” Read more about the way visual acuity is measured and what it means for laser eye surgery….

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…

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…

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Night Vision Disturbances? [VIDEO]

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Night Vision Disturbances? Traditionally, Laser Eye Surgery has had some limitations which meant that certain patients were unsuitable for treatment. This may have been due to the extent of their prescription, the thickness of the corneas, or the presence of certain health conditions. But while some of these limitations may remain, advancements in technology and expertise mean that more people are now suitable for treatment than ever before – including those…