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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

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 of a first date, characterised by sweaty palms, peculiar behaviour, and… Read more

If I am nervous will this be a problem?

Side Effect: Fluctuating vision

Laser Eye Surgery is one of the safest and most commonly performed surgeries in the world. Even though the procedure has only been around commercially since the latter part of the 20th century, its impressive results and huge advancement over others forms of vision correction has caused it to skyrocket in popularity and spread rapidly across the globe. Today, over 15,000 people in the UK alone are having Laser Eye Surgery each year, and thanks to the vast network of talented laser… Read more

Side Effect: Fluctuating vision

Low price can mean older technology

Most of the time lower price means older technology. Many of you will recall a time when you’ve seen a new technology appear on the market and thought, “I’ll just wait until the newer version comes out and this one drops in price.” New car models, the latest smart phones and tablets, breakthrough fitness tech; in such rapidly changing markets you can guarantee you won’t be waiting long until the latest models are yesterdays news. If we take one of those markets,… Read more

Low price can mean older technology

Side effect: Seeing halos around images

Apart from when admiring one of the many depictions of angels, you can reasonably expect not to see a glowing halo of light in your field of vision. But if you have ever had or are planning to have Laser Eye Surgery, you might of heard of another type of halo—one which you don’t associate with benevolent beings from heaven. Halos are one of two light-related side effects which can temporarily affect your vision following LASIK surgery. ‘Starbursts’— the name used to… Read more

Side effect: Seeing halos around images

The best and worst times to have Laser Eye Surgery

A bit like when you decide it’s time to move house and upgrade to a better one, for many people, there often also comes a time when they decide to ditch their glasses and upgrade to better vision. But just like the house moving process, this isn’t a decision that comes at the snap of your fingers. First, you have to pay the mortgage off, remodel a few rooms, finish that extension, get enough time off work to do all the above, and… Read more

The best and worst times to have Laser Eye Surgery

Nervous of Laser Eye Surgery?

It’s normal to feel a little nervous in the time-period preceding your eyes being operated on. You could even say it’s a little weird to be perfectly okay with it. The increasing heart rate, dilating pupils, sweaty palms, and butterflies in the stomach are some of our body’s most valuable signals. Without them, we would fail miserably at measuring the level of danger, risk, or potential success of a situation. When you’re anxiously waiting for an exam or confronted by someone you… Read more

Nervous of Laser Eye Surgery?

Avoid Being Seduced By Cheap Laser Eye Surgery Deals

Everybody loves a bargain. But when it comes to any form of elective surgery, price should never be the first thing you look out for. We have a funny relationship with money. Just yesterday when I was out doing the shopping, a new, cheaper brand of a type of product I buy every week caught my eye. As it was marginally less than the one I usually go for (and love), naturally, I bought five. Like most things, it turns out it… Read more

Avoid Being Seduced By Cheap Laser Eye Surgery Deals

The True Price Of Cheap Laser Corrective Surgery

No matter how large or small, with every surgical procedure, there comes an element of risk. That being said, there are certain ways in which clinical practices and surgeons can minimise risk so that the procedures they carry out are as safe as can possibly be. Many of these precautions are left down to the individual practice to employ, and therefore, it is essential to understand how to go about recognising a suitable and qualified practice. We have put together the following… Read more

The True Price Of Cheap Laser Corrective Surgery

Can Laser Eye Surgery ruin your eyesight?

With any surgical procedure there comes an element of risk, and with Laser Eye Surgery it’s no different. However, with much thanks to the internet and no doubt to the presence of the word ‘laser’ in its name, it’s all too easy to come across wild myths and tales about the Laser Eye Surgery procedure and its effects. Sensationalist stories; freak accidents; overblown opinions—these are all things which have played their part in what has become a blurry haze around the truth… Read more

Can Laser Eye Surgery ruin your eyesight?

Laser Eye Surgery: Why Pregnant And Breastfeeding Mums Should Wait

I can only assume that pregnancy is a time when you really don’t want to be bumping into things. And if you combine that with all the other inconveniences that come with suffering from poor vision,  it quickly begins to sound like a recipe for disaster. However, there are certain times and circumstances that make someone ineligible for Laser Eye Surgery—such as while in your teens, or taking certain medication—and being pregnant or breastfeeding is unfortunately on that list. The procedure presents… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery: Why Pregnant And Breastfeeding Mums Should Wait

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