About Laser Eye Treatment At London Vision Clinic

Common Questions About Laser Eye Treatment at London Vision Clinic When toying with the idea of having Laser Eye Surgery, there will likely be a huge number of questions and concerns whizzing around your head. This is only natural – I mean, we all want to know as much as we can when it comes the to the health and safety of our eyes. That’s why we’ve put together this guide: to answer all of the most common questions about…

What happens if I move my eyes during Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

What happens if I move my eyes during Laser Eye Surgery? These days, Eye Surgery is extremely modern, fast, and straightforward. But this wasn’t always the case. We can only imagine what used to go through patients’ minds in the early days of refractive surgery… Looking up to see a sharp, bladed instrument that is soon going to be making contact with your eye… “Don’t worry,” the surgeon smiles, “I’ve done this a thousand times – everything will be fine.”…

Can I bring someone with me when I come for my Laser Eye Surgery?

Can I bring someone with me when I come for my Laser Eye Surgery? Our eyes are arguably our most important – and often our most taken-for-granted – asset. We use them at every waking hour; they dictate how we see the world, how we interact with other people, and how we navigate and keep ourselves out of harm’s way. Sometimes, though, these incredible organs may require a little TLC. Laser Eye Surgery has become an incredibly popular and effective…

Can I see my Laser Eye Surgery being performed?

Can I see my Laser Eye Surgery being performed? You’re looking forward to having greater vision following the surgery, but what exactly do you see during the procedure? This is one of the most common concerns that frequents the mind of those considering Laser Eye Surgery, along with similar queries like ‘Will the treatment hurt?’, and, ‘How long does the procedure take?’ This is perfectly natural — in fact, it’s best practice to find out all the details of the…

What causes dry eyes after laser vision correction? [VIDEO]

What causes dry eyes after laser vision correction? Nerves play an important role in the Laser Eye Surgery recovery process. I’m not talking about the jitters, patients are usually very calm by this time — I’m on about a different set of nerves: those on the surface of your eye. The nerves on the surface of the eye are momentarily interrupted because of the pain-free laser process. Thankfully, though, these nerves possess the incredible power to regenerate over a period…

9 Facts about Laser Eye Surgery to put your mind at rest

9 Facts about Laser Eye Surgery to put your mind at rest No marketing hype or fake news here. Just 9 concrete, evidence-backed facts to wash away your doubts and fears and clear up your understanding of Laser Eye Surgery — once and for all. 1. You will not go blind from Laser Eye Surgery Essentially, no. Technically there is an exceedingly small risk of blindness with laser eye surgery but it is lower than the risk of wearing monthly…

Can I cancel on the day if I’m too nervous?

Can I cancel on the day if I’m too nervous? For some people, nerves are a big part of their Laser Eye Surgery journey. In fact, as the number one reason people decide not to have Laser Eye Surgery, nerves can be their only experience with the idea and the single determining factor between a life of greater vision and a life stuck with inferior glasses or contacts. Coming across a comment in an online forum, dragging up an old…

Irrational Laser Eye Surgery fears

Irrational Laser Eye Surgery fears Almost everyone has an irrational fear or two. Maybe you’re terrified of spiders. Or you dread going to the dentist. Maybe you can’t stand being in small spaces. Or you run a mile when you see a mouse. For me, even the thought of being in a crowd of people is enough to send my heart rate through the roof. Most of these irrational fears form in our early childhood, generally due to a particularly…

Fear: the elephant in the room for laser eye surgeons

Fear: the elephant in the room for laser eye surgeons It’s hard to ignore the look of dread on someone’s face. And when that face is attached to a trembling patient standing in front of you, it’s even harder to ignore. For the surgeon, it could be their ten-thousandth time performing Laser Eye Surgery, but for the patient, it’s usually always their first. The machines, processes, and actions are all new. Even the smells are unfamiliar and strange to the…

If I am nervous will this be a problem?

If I am nervous will this be a problem? Sometimes nothing can prevent a little nerves.  And the majority of the time you wouldn’t want to. A little bit of adrenaline and anxiety keep us on our toes, help us through sticky situations, and have even been shown to help us perform at our best—think of athletes beating their PB’s on competition day. But there are times when nerves are far from helpful, particularly when they appear in droves. Think…