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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

About Eye Diseases for Contact Lens Wearers

Contact lenses have a lot to offer someone with poor vision. And at such an affordable price, they seem an attractive alternative to both glasses and Laser Eye Surgery. Some of the greatest advantages of contact lenses are: You can’t snap or break them They don’t fog up You can wear them while exercising You can buy them as and when you need them They don’t require a large upfront investment So there’s no denying contact lenses have their strong points. But… Read more

About Eye Diseases for Contact Lens Wearers

EyeMusic: The App That Lets You Hear Shapes

It seems like there is an app for everything these days – and actually that’s not too far from the truth.  Thanks to researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, there is now even an app that allows people to hear shapes and colours, with the admirable aim of allowing blind people to ‘see’ for the very first time.  Amir Amedi and his student, Ella Stiem-Amit, have demonstrated that we can actually use sounds to activate parts of the brain used solely… Read more

EyeMusic: The App That Lets You Hear Shapes

Eye Health: European Coalition for Vision Request End To Neglect

Earlier this year, the European Coalition for Vision (ECV) released a press statement to call on European decision makers to include eye health and vision in their political agenda. The call follows an earlier event in which members of the ECV claimed that eye health has been neglected in the political arena for too long, and that there is far too much avoidable and preventable vision damage. The ECV is an allegiance of members, including professional bodies and patient groups amongst others,… Read more

Eye Health: European Coalition for Vision Request End To Neglect

Regular Eye Tests Save Lives

You may – we hope – have heard how important regular eye tests are; but a recent news story has reiterated it once more.  In fact, the story demonstrates just how vital eye tests are – and how they can even save lives. …to your health at least. And no-one knows this better than 13 year old James Morley from Nottinghamshire.  Back in 2012, James was taken to visit his doctor several times after complaining about breathlessness, lethargy, and unusual temperature spikes. … Read more

Regular Eye Tests Save Lives

Exercise To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Everyone knows that keeping fit will help you to grow old gracefully and may slow the degenerative processes associated with ageing – but did you know that it can also keep your eyes healthy?  It’s true; recent research has shown that taking regular exercise can slow the progress of macular degeneration, an age-related condition that affects the back of the eye. Macular degeneration can cause distorted vision or blank spots, and it is most common in those over the age of 50.… Read more

Exercise To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Keeping An Eye On Health – The London Vision Clinic Team Are Working Out

By Mary Harboe  Physical fitness is good for our eyes as well as our bodies and minds – and with regular sessions of Zumba and yoga planned for 2014, members of the London Vision Clinic team are hoping to prove the point by working out. It has long been established that a sedentary lifestyle spent staring at a computer screen can have a negative effect on your general health, well-being and comfort, including that of your eyes. However, you may be relieved… Read more

Keeping An Eye On Health – The London Vision Clinic Team Are Working Out

Laser Eye Surgery Fears: What If My Optometrist Finds A Problem I Didn’t Know About?

People avoid doctors for many reasons. Some find appointments difficult to pack into a busy schedule, some are unwilling to open up to a doctor, or worried about perceived ‘time wasting’, and many even fear that being amongst sick people in the doctor’s waiting room will result in contamination! However, something that is perhaps discussed less often is the common fear that a doctor may find a problem that is bigger than what the appointment was initially booked for. This fear is,… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery Fears: What If My Optometrist Finds A Problem I Didn’t Know About?

The Best Reasons To Have Laser Eye Surgery

Most patients have given testimony after having Laser Eye Surgery saying it’s the little things that make all the difference. Take a look at some of these accounts of happiness from previous London Vision Clinic patients.  “I don’t have to worry about remembering to take solution or my glasses everywhere.” Alexis Webb  You are right, Alexis. Imagine not having to worry about remembering glasses or contacts in general. You wouldn’t have to worry about leaving your glasses somewhere, accidentally stepping on them,… Read more

The Best Reasons To Have Laser Eye Surgery

PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision: A revolutionary treatment for presbyopia

First available in the UK at London Vision Clinic, PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision is an innovative treatment for ageing eyes which was pioneered by Professor Dan Reinstein. Presbyopia literally translates as ‘old eye’. Unfortunately, ageing affects the eye just as it affects every other part of the body. Starting in early middle age, the lens inside the eye begins to lose its ability to change shape ‘zoom’ from distance to near and back. As we can’t avoid ageing, nobody is immune to… Read more

PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision: A revolutionary treatment for presbyopia

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