Laser eye treatment in London

More and more people are seeking laser treatment in London as a solution to a variety of vision afflictions. Because of the speed at which this technology is advancing, it is available to more and more people, with a greater variety of conditions. However, there are still a number of conditions that will render you an unsuitable candidate for laser eye surgery. While the London Vision Clinic goes to pains to discover these conditions prior to treatment, this is not the case with all centres that undertake this type of surgery. It is for this reason that it is so important that patients do some background research and gather some information of their own accord.

Read about the disqualifying conditions here.

Understand your treatment options for the London Vision Clinic

It is also important that potential candidates have some understanding of the differences and similarities between the laser eye treatments that they are going to undergo. This is so that patients have all the information necessary when making a decision about whether or not to proceed with their surgery. Although. At the London Vision Clinic, our staff will do everything to make sure that you choose the treatment option that is right for you and our rigorous screening process ensures that this happens.

LASIK surgery

This type of surgery is the most popular treatment option for vision problems. It involves reshaping the cornea with an excimer laser, thus altering its refractive properties and correcting vision. LASIK eye treatment can treat short-sightedness, long-sightedness, presbyopia and astigmatism.

PRK / LASEK surgery

This involves removing the outer layer of cells from the cornea and allowing them to grow back as part o0f the healing process. PRK / LASEK eye treatment can correct a full range of vision conditions and although the results take longer to show, it is an easy surgery to perform and is the treatment option of choice for many patients.

Find out more about your eye condition and the treatment available at this London clinic by contacting a Patient Care Coordinator today.