Guide to Alcohol and Laser Eye Surgery

Guide to Alcohol and Laser Eye Surgery Updated for 2023 Can I drink alcohol after Laser Eye Surgery? Or the night before? Alcohol has become a fact of life for many people, whether for social or even therapeutic reasons. Feeling completely knocked out by the flu? A soothing alcohol-infused nightcap can often make us feel a little better. Spending the night with the in-laws? Alcohol is almost a prerequisite! We have all sneaked a small one when we probably shouldn’t…

Can I Go Blind After Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

A big question, can I go blind after laser eye surgery? The answer to that, (in theory) is yes. There have been reported cases around the world where people have lost extensive vision after laser eye surgery. These cases are extremely rare. It would take a series of events to happen, very unfortunate events, to leave the person in a predicament where they lost all their vision….

Can any laser eye surgeon guarantee 20/20 vision? [VIDEO]

Can Any Laser Eye Surgeon Guarantee 20/20 Vision? When you think of good vision, the chances are a couple of numbers will pop into your head. Have you guessed which numbers we’re talking about? You have no doubt heard a friend, family member, or simply someone off the telly brag about their 20/20 vision, right? But, while many of us have heard of these numbers, we may not all know what ’20/20′ actually means? 20/20 vision has become the renowned…

Using LASEK / PRK Eye Surgery to Treat Your Eye Condition [VIDEO]

Using LASEK/PRK Eye Surgery to Treat Your Eye Condition If you have done any research at all into Laser Eye Surgery, you will probably have noticed that the profession is not averse to an abbreviation or two. Well, that’s kind of an understatement: between LASEK/PRK, LASIK, ReLEx SMILE – the truth is, you can’t get more than two minutes into your research without coming across at least one. While these abbreviations are obviously designed to replace complicated words that the…

What Should I Do to Prepare For Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

Prior to the actual procedure itself there is not much the patient really needs to do to prepare themselves for the actual treatment. We ask people on the day of the treatment to avoid any cologne or perfumes as well as hairspray, for ladies to remove any eye makeup and mascara, eyeliner, and eye shadow and also to avoid any woollen clothing to be worn during the actual procedure….

How To Choose A Laser Eye Surgery Clinic [VIDEO]

How To Choose A Laser Eye Surgery Clinic [VIDEO] Making the decision to have Laser Eye Surgery can be a daunting one – no matter how safe and effective the treatment is. When it comes to our eyes, you understandably want to be as informed as possible about the procedure – not least to answer just some of the countless questions whirling around your head: “Which clinic is the best?”; “How much will it cost?”; “Which treatment is right for…

How long does Laser Eye Surgery last?

How Long Does Laser Eye Surgery Results Last? Have you ever glanced down when you’re wandering the aisles and contemplated the various creams, lotions, vitamins and potions in your shopping basket? Ever wondered what the last anti-ageing product you will buy would be? Surely, with all the talk and promises of products that can halt – and even reverse – the signs of ageing, surely one day, there will be a magic pill or cream that can leave even the…

Can gene therapy cure blindness?

Can Gene Therapy Cure Blindness? In recent years, the phenomenon of new “genetic therapies” and techniques has gained a lot of attention in the media – but is it worth the hype? From stem cell therapy to so-called “designer babies”, newspaper headlines have touted their fair share of headlines about miracle cures or unethical medical practices over the last few years. But which take is right? Gene therapy is no doubt a hot topic – but it is equally complex…

10 things every glasses wearer will know

10 Things that Every Glasses Wearer Will Have Experienced Glasses are cool, right? I mean, they help us to see and everything, but they certainly have their drawbacks – like the pimples around the rims, or their constant desire to go missing. Oh, and don’t even get me started on… Okay, glasses wearers definitely have A LOT to deal with that frameless folks will never understand. Do your pet hates make our list of the most annoying things about wearing…