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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Can I go blind from the procedure?

Along with vaccines, the zombie apocalypse, and anything that has wings, losing my eyesight is up there among my biggest fears. Most of the things that give me the heebie-jeebies are embarrassingly either non-life threatening, or just plain silly. They’ve in some way or another manifested themselves in my brain to cause an emotional response whenever thought of or encountered. I’ll never forget, growing up as the quiet wimpy kid, the time when I hid in the bathroom on the day of… Read more

Can I go blind from the procedure?

How long after the consultation can I have treatment

Your Laser Eye Surgery journey will vary slightly from that of others, but there are five fundamental steps in the process that everyone will go through. These five steps are: Initial contact with the clinic, the consultation and assessment, the treatment itself, the aftercare regime, and the post-treatment period of enjoying greater vision. In the first step of initiating contact with a clinic, you’ll have a brief conversation about the surgery and the opportunity to raise any questions or concerns you may… Read more

How long after the consultation can I have treatment

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

How To Relax Before Laser Eye Surgery At London Vision Clinic

If you’re reading this, you’re probably considering laser eye surgery – you may even have already booked your treatment. Either way, we don’t need to tell you that it can be a nerve-racking prospect, even for the most calm and collected individual! The run up to any surgery can seem daunting, and you may feel far from relaxed about your pending laser eye surgery. Of course, you needn’t be concerned – but anxiety over the operation is completely understandable. Even so, we… Read more

How To Relax Before Laser Eye Surgery At London Vision Clinic

Your Top 5 Laser Eye Surgery Fears, Tackled

Scream! You’re about to take the plunge and go ‘under the laser’ to correct your vision, and you’re worried about the implications of surgeon meets eye. Are you putting your most prized possessions in jeopardy? They’re so delicate, and you can’t help thinking of all the things that could go wrong! As dedicated refractive surgery professionals, we know how important your vision is to you. We also know that Laser Eye Surgery can be a daunting prospect. For some, the myths and… Read more

Your Top 5 Laser Eye Surgery Fears, Tackled

The Technology Used At London Vision Clinic

Over the last several months we have conducted a survey of people calling London Vision Clinic. It turns out that the technology used is one of the six most important factors that people look for when considering a clinic. That makes complete sense to us! Laser eye surgery is a continually evolving field, and improvements in technology and equipment and developments in research can mean even better and safer outcomes. We want our patients to feel confident not only in the skills and… Read more

The Technology Used At London Vision Clinic

Roy Moëd, Founder Of LifeBook UK, Tells His Laser Eye Surgery Story

Written By Roy Moëd Having good vision is so essential for our jobs and our personal lives – but something we often take for granted. After I studied to become a private pilot, having good eyesight became an undisputed priority, but I continued to ‘make do’ with spectacles when flying and didn’t give it much further thought. It was only when I was attending a charity auction for a children’s charity that I found myself bidding for something that could make my… Read more

Roy Moëd, Founder Of LifeBook UK, Tells His Laser Eye Surgery Story

Is Laser Eye Surgery Risky?

“Laser”, “eye” and “surgery” are three words that may, understandably, arouse anxiety. Unlike in the USA, where the procedure is often referred to simply as “LASIK”, one of the first obstacles for someone considering the treatment in this country may well be just getting over their pre-conceptions (which, we have found, are most often mis-conceptions) about what risks Laser Eye Surgery involves. It is completely normal to be anxious about having Laser Eye Surgery: to be honest, if you weren’t, we’d be… Read more

Is Laser Eye Surgery Risky?

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?

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