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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Not All Surgeons Are Created Equal

There’s a barber I’ve been going to ever since I was six and I first rebelled against my mum’s quick and easy bowl haircut. I remember how I would look forward to going every few weeks to Henry’s and getting my hair cut by the old veteran Henry himself. I’d climb up and sit in the aeroplane-shaped seat and for the next ten minutes be treat like a sergeant general in the Royal Air Force. Henry had served and cut hair in… Read more

Not All Surgeons Are Created Equal

What’s The Secret To Great LASIK Surgery Aftercare?

Trust is vital no matter what area of your body or health you’re dealing with. But with Laser Eye Surgery being more widely available than almost any other medical treatment, this statement is ever truer when it comes to fixing your eyes. But when we talk about trust, we don’t just mean you have a “good feeling” about the clinic or surgeon. We mean they have a proven track record of treating patients with your prescription, that they use the latest technology… Read more

What’s The Secret To Great LASIK Surgery Aftercare?

A day in the life of Dan Reinstein: Founder of London Vision Clinic

What is a day in the life like of a doctor who holds multiple postgraduate qualifications, is a fellow of three sub-speciality regulatory bodies, works on a team that designs leading technology, and is among the best in the world at what they do? One word: Busy. With such a hectic schedule and a highly sought after skill set, there’s never a dull moment in the day-to-day life of Prof Reinstein. In fact, it would be much easier to list the things he doesn’t get up to than does. But… Read more

A day in the life of Dan Reinstein: Founder of London Vision Clinic

How many private eye surgery clinics in London?

When searching for a Laser Eye Surgery clinic in London, you’ve probably noticed there are a lot of names you’re not familiar with. Like many cities, there’s the usual big chains — companies like Optimax and Optical Express that operate and advertise on a national scale — but there are way more names like Advanced Vision Care, Moorfields, and Focus that are completely new to you. You also can’t help but notice these unfamiliar clinics are all clustered around one area: Harley Street in… Read more

How many private eye surgery clinics in London?

Does it really take 10,000 operations to be an expert?

There’s an idea that’s long circulated the space of self-mastery and professional development about what it takes to become an official, bonified ‘expert’. The idea came out of a 1993 paper by Dr Anders Ericsson, in which he suggested that through committing 10,000 hours of deliberate practice, you can become an expert in almost any subject or field. Ericsson’s research picked up traction after it appeared in Talent is Overrated, a book which flipped the idea of inborn talents and natural ability on its… Read more

Does it really take 10,000 operations to be an expert?

Is it worth travelling to London for Laser Eye Surgery if you live in Leeds?

Getting from Leeds to London used to be an awkward affair that took an age to plan and even longer to arrive. Today within less than two and a half hours you can be in the nation’s capital, sipping a hot latte down by the Thames or exploring the depths of The British Museum, all for the cost of a nice lunch in Leeds (well, maybe excluding the latte). And travel times are only getting even shorter. With the introduction of HS2, the… Read more

Is it worth travelling to London for Laser Eye Surgery if you live in Leeds?

How much should you pay for Laser Eye Surgery?

Finding the right Laser Eye Surgery treatment at the right price can be incredibly easy or excruciatingly difficult. It’s not like say buying a new car, in which you find a few that take your fancy and then compare prices across dealerships, knowing that no matter where you end up purchasing your chosen make and model, it’ll have the same specs, interior, engine size, and optional extras. Due to the lack of regulations in the industry, Laser Eye Surgery clinics and providers… Read more

How much should you pay for Laser Eye Surgery?

Why London is the best place in the UK for Laser Eye Surgery

  People of all ages and cultures take a shine to London for its inclusively and diverse range of experiences and offerings. It’s a favourite among artists and songwriters from The Beatles and The Clash to Dickins and Alexander Mcqueen, its cobbled streets, evergreen parks, and enchanting history providing endless inspiration. It’s a favourite among foodies and connoisseurs of the finest British produce, offering some of the best places to tuck into a classic Sunday Roast or enjoy a plate piled high… Read more

Why London is the best place in the UK for Laser Eye Surgery

Common unsubstantiated myths and misinformation about LASIK eye surgery

Laser Eye Surgery may leave you with permanent side effects and a reduction in your overall quality of vision, or even worse, a lack of vision altogether. At least that’s what will happen according to the tabloids and dated entries on obscure online forums. Going by the facts: the experiences of previous patients, the rigorous clinical data, and the results of clinics all around the world, and it’s a whole other story. But with the internet being awash with information, dating as far… Read more

Common unsubstantiated myths and misinformation about LASIK eye surgery

Is the Laser Eye Surgery industry regulated?

In the rapidly growing markets of the 21st century, statutory regulation is always playing catch up. The rise of “legal highs” is a perfect example of this. For a substance to be considered a legal high, its sale or use just had not to be banned by current legislation. The hundreds of labs discovering new synthetic compounds with psychoactive and mood-altering properties was simply no match for regulatory organisations, the job of whom is to ensure every product for sale is safe and… Read more

Is the Laser Eye Surgery industry regulated?

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