Laser Eye Surgery Blog

What’s the best outcome with laser surgery?

When you think back to surgery in the 18th century, before the modern miracle of anaesthesia was around, things were much different. Thankfully, times have changed, and medicine has come a long, long way in the past century. It’s now possible to pop in for a swift surgical treatment one afternoon and be back at work the next day. Since we learned how to manage pain and the spread of infection, severe complications have been significantly reduced and are rarely something patients or surgeons need… Read more

What’s the best outcome with laser surgery?

What does 20/20 vision mean?

How good is your vision? Is it 20/40? 20/30? Or maybe you’re one of the lucky ones and it’s 20/16? Well, if we go by the statistical average, you have 20/20 vision. But in reality, it’s more likely you have no idea, and you’re thinking what on earth do all these numbers even mean? This is because unless you’re an optometrist, you won’t be overly familiar with the Snellen chart. We’ll fill you in with exactly what you need to know by first… Read more

What does 20/20 vision mean?

Can any laser eye surgeon guarantee 20/20 vision?

20/20 vision. It’s the renowned standard of visual acuity that comes to everyone’s mind when they think of good eyesight. But hang on a minute, what does it actually mean to have 20/20 vision? Well, if you’re told by your optician or ophthalmologist that you have 20/20 vision, you can see at a distance of 20 feet what normal-sighted people can see from the same distance. To give a comparison, if you’re told that you have 20/100 vision, this would indicate you… Read more

Can any laser eye surgeon guarantee 20/20 vision?

Laser Eye Surgery results FAQ

To watch Mr. Glenn Carp answer this question in a video click here. Realistically, the chance of going blind from Laser Eye Surgery, using today’s technology, is about the same as the chance of dying in a plane crash — roughly 1 in 5 million. Click here for a video answering this common Laser Eye Surgery question.  The following is our recommended activity schedule for patients who have had LASIK: Immediately after surgery Be very careful to avoid any activity that could lead… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery results FAQ