Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Looking after your eyes camping during festival season

You’re planning to go hiking, camping, or to a festival, but between making sure you have everything packed and finalising arrangements, you’re lucky if you have time to give your eyes a thought. Yet other than your legs, sense of hearing, and the folding chairs, clear vision is one of the most important things you need for your trip. And so, especially if you wear contacts, it bears taking a few minutes to stop and consider the risks to your eyes and… Read more

Looking after your eyes camping during festival season

Summer is Here: How To Look After Your Eyes

Whether your plan is to sip pina coladas on the beach in Cancun or sunbathe with the cat in the back garden, you always want to look you’re best during the summer months. Or, at the very least, you don’t want to look bad i.e. not forgetting to put factor 50 on those rosy cheeks or getting too ambitious and going for the strappy monokini. Although you may not have thought about it before, one great way you can help maintain your… Read more

Summer is Here: How To Look After Your Eyes

The “dos and donts” of eye drops

It’s a sad fact that today, the eyes of many people are suffering from a severe lack of moisture. It’s not because we don’t cry enough — although some blubbering emotional therapy surely wouldn’t hurt. The problem is, if it’s not so obvious to you now reading this on a phone or computer, that screen use and the consumption of media has become the dominant way in which we spend our time. Tell me if this sounds familiar: after a hard day’s work… Read more

The “dos and donts” of eye drops

What is “dry eye” and how to treat it

Dry eye can be anything from a mild annoyance that affects you from time to time to an unrelenting condition that makes it hard to use your eyes for any extended period. Not least due to our unhealthy media habits and tendency to spend most of our lives indoors, more and more of us are joining this first group and experiencing occasional symptoms of dry eye. Our eyes simply weren’t designed to endure six back-to-back episodes of Orange is The New Black or… Read more

What is “dry eye” and how to treat it

What are the long-term effects of Laser Eye Surgery?

Not many forms of treatment in this world are permanent fixes. Medical equipment, like glasses and crutches, offer us temporary relief. Drugs generally rid us of illnesses for a short while, yet only get a hold on more serious or chronic conditions with continual dosage. Not even more invasive surgeries are free from slowly degrading results and recurring problems. Modern medicine works a little differently; it treats patients on an individual basis and gets to the root of the problem to solve it… Read more

What are the long-term effects of Laser Eye Surgery?

Side Effect: Dry eyes

Many think Laser Eye Surgery will bring a tear to the eye, but in actual fact it can often do the opposite. Laser Eye Surgery, like most forms of treatments, comes with a risk of experiencing side effects. Thankfully, these are relatively minor and tend to last no longer than a few weeks or months. With only a handful of side effects to contend with, surgeons are adept at managing them and reducing their chances of occurring. Many patients have their treatment… Read more

Side Effect: Dry eyes

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

Nerves play an important part 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 laser process. These nerves, however, have the incredible power to regenerate over a period of three to six months, further regenerating over the subsequent three to… Read more

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