George Chesterton of GQ Magazine has PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision [VIDEO]

George Chesterton of GQ Magazine has PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision If you are going to be an Editor of one of the world’s biggest magazine publications, there are a few things you should consider… You have to be a critic who has an eye for detail as well as a vision for the bigger picture. You need to balance impartiality with fearlessness in voicing your opinion. But, perhaps more important than all that, you have to be tough. Having been…

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If…? And Other Suitability Questions

‘Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If…?’ And Other Suitability Questions When it comes to Laser Eye Surgery, suitability for treatment is the most important consideration made by our surgeons. Now, you might think that if one clinic tells you you are unsuitable for Laser Eye Surgery, you can expect the same answer at any other clinic. I mean, this is the case for many typical surgical procedures, right? That is, any surgical procedures that are subject to standardised regulations….

Should I wait for a better procedure to be developed? What’s on the horizon?

Should I wait for a better procedure to be developed? What’s on the horizon? We all know the feeling of having an “out-of-date” smartphone, car – or anything else for that matter. From feeling completely satisfied (and perhaps even a little superior) when we walk out of the shop or get that long-awaited delivery, knowing that we have the latest and greatest product available on the market. That feeling, however, is not likely to last very long. Your new phone,…

Common Questions: Is LASIK recommended after 50?

Is LASIK recommended after 50? The further on we get in life, the more we begin to regret the things we didn’t do – as opposed to those we did. It is, therefore, understandable that, as we get older, Laser Eye Surgery begins to look increasingly attractive. After all, who wants to spend the rest of their lives looking around frantically for misplaced glasses or fumbling around with contact lenses? One thing is for certain: no one will ever look back…

Can Laser Eye Surgery Benefit Ageing Eyes?

There is some consolation in that it happens to everyone… yes, even the “beautiful people” have birthdays and get older. Despite having access to the best anti-ageing tricks and treatments available, eventually the years will catch up with them too and, while the wrinkles might be relatively easy to eliminate, without a visit to a reputable refractive laser eye surgeon, eventually their near sight will deteriorate and they will have to reach for the reading glasses….

Never buy a pair of glasses again

Never buy a pair of glasses again Recently, while slumped over a Pret salad at work wondering why I never seem to have any money, I started working out what I could save by cooking an extra portion of food each night and bringing it to work for lunch the next day. It sounds like a student exercise, but stick with me. When cooking for one, a meal — protein, carbs, and veg, or a hearty salad — costs me on…

5 Common age-related eye problems

5 Common age-related eye problems Crystal clear vision is something we typically associate with youth and expect to fade away as the years go by. And whereas it is true that the eyes go through the natural ageing process and do degrade, like any other part of the body, this doesn’t mean you can’t retain a clear and youthful view of the world. Retaining your vision as you age isn’t something that is completely out of your control. There are…

The incredible vision of a south-east African tribe

The incredible vision of a south-east African tribe Our vision adapts to the world we live in. But natural evolution can only move so fast, and there’s no limit to the speed at which the world can change. So, when in just a few generations the average person’s day shifts from spending hours out in wide-open spaces, full of natural light, different colours and contrasts, and moving objects at varying distances, to sitting in an office in a city and…

Do eye health supplements really work?

Do eye health supplements really work? Health supplements are a modern invention. Yet, after a few minutes of browsing the shelves of Holland and Barratt or just your local supermarket, you could be fooled into thinking they’re essential for everyone to maintain a basic standard of health. Together, all products or supplements that aim to improve your health—multivitamins, protein powders, detox tonics, etc.—make up a multi-million-pound global industry. The fact is, they’re convenient, incredibly-well branded, and often promise for results…

Age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is, in fact, the most common cause of vision loss for people age 50 and older. Even if you have the condition for a long time, you may not experience any vision loss. For some people, however, AMD progresses at a much faster rate and can quickly lead to central vision loss in one or both eyes. This is one reason why it’s important to be aware of AMD and to know how to…