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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Arghh!! Hayfever and contact lens woes

The sun is high in the sky and the flowers are in bloom. It’s the first few days of spring — one of the best times of the year. So, you jump out of bed, and without thinking, draw the curtains, open the windows wide, and take one big, long, deep breath in. Instead of a nice pleasant aaahhhh at the lovely fresh spring air, what comes out is more like an arghhhh!! as you run sneezing and tearing to the bathroom to dig out your… Read more

Arghh!! Hayfever and contact lens woes

8 Things you can’t do wearing contact lens

When you first start wearing contact lenses, it can be like receiving your ticket to visual freedom — especially if you’ve worn glasses for a long time. But as the days and weeks and years pass, the reality of what you’ve bought into becomes all too clear. You start seeing how much of a hinderance contacts actually are, their benefits start to fade into the background, and you begin wondering if they’re actually the convenient and promising solution you thought they were.… Read more

8 Things you can’t do wearing contact lens

Should You Really Wear Contact Lenses For A Full Day?

Contact lenses are worn by millions of people around the world to help improve their eyesight and decrease the need for glasses. However, contact lenses and contact lens “abuse” can lead to serious eye problems. “Abuse” is the term used to describe contact lens habits that could be harmful and go against instructions by the manufacturer and your eye care provider. Some of the most common issues are patients wearing the contact lenses too many hours each day, sleeping in the lenses,… Read more

Should You Really Wear Contact Lenses For A Full Day?

Why Summer After Laser Eye Surgery is So Much Better

What comes to mind when you think of summer? The smell of freshly cut grass, the sound of waves crashing, afternoons spent barbecuing with the family or whole evenings outside drinking wine and chatting with friends? When you’re a glasses or contacts wearer, these images of summer are nothing more than idealistic fantasies. The reality is, your best time of the year is more likely consumed by fighting off allergies and eye problems and dealing with all the inconveniences that come with… Read more

Why Summer After Laser Eye Surgery is So Much Better

8 Way’s Your Life Will Change After Laser Eye Surgery

You know it can improve your sight, but what would your life actually be like on a day-to-day basis after having Laser Eye Surgery? Like anything, it’s hard to know until you actually go and do it. But with our list of eight ways your life will change after going from glasses or contacts to Laser Eye Surgery, you can get a pretty good idea. It may sound an obvious one, but think about it: when was the last time you flew, went… Read more

8 Way’s Your Life Will Change After Laser Eye Surgery

Flying Long-distance With Contact Lenses

On top of the jet lag, swollen feet, and missing bags, after a long flight, the last thing you want is dry, irritated eyes. But so is the life of a contact lens wearer. We’re so used to it, in fact, that it often takes our partners or friends to alert us to our red, puffy, bloodshot eyes before we realise, damn — we’ve still got our lenses in. Normally you just take them out for a few hours and job’s a good… Read more

Flying Long-distance With Contact Lenses

Can Laser Eye Surgery save you money?

You don’t want to be the person who goes to India and haggles the homeless lady on the street down from 1000 rupees to 80 for a sari. Or the crazy lady who pushes everyone out of the way to rampage through the bargain basket at Primark and get that last pair of socks. You do, however, care about getting good value for money. And that means, no matter whether it’s eye surgery or a sari, you take due time and consideration to… Read more

Can Laser Eye Surgery save you money?

Contact lenses vs glasses: Which provides better vision?

If you’ve ever worn contacts and glasses, you’ve probably noticed your quality of vision differs between the two — particularly when transitioning from one after a long period of time wearing the other. The weird thing about this is that it can happen even if both are of the same prescription. Surely if they’re the same prescription and therefore the same strength lens and the same focusing power, then they should provide the same standard of vision, right? Well, it’s true they have the… Read more

Contact lenses vs glasses: Which provides better vision?

The risks of coloured or tinted contact lens

Today, contact lenses are sold around the world for many more reasons than solely improving vision. In the East — particularly places like Japan and Korea — circle lenses or ‘Big Eye’ contacts are hugely popular for getting that cute-but-creepy dolly-eyed effect so often seen in anime and manga. In the West, stars like Lady Gaga and Kanye West have helped popularise cosmetic contacts. Here the focus is less on the size of the iris and more on the different and unique… Read more

The risks of coloured or tinted contact lens

Glasses vs contacts vs surgery

If you want to improve your vision, you have three choices: glasses, contacts, or Laser Eye Surgery. And listed from the smallest to the largest commitment, most people progress through them in that order — over many, many stress and pain-filled years. But this guide is here to save you the time and hassle. With our reviews of each, you’ll be able to make a well-informed decision today. In not decades but minutes, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge to enjoy your years… Read more

Glasses vs contacts vs surgery

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