How Likely Am I To Be Suitable For Laser Eye Surgery?

How Likely Am I to be Suitable for Laser Eye Surgery?   If you are interested in the potential of Laser Eye Surgery, one of the first questions you might ask yourself is: “Will I be suitable?” This is also the first question we aim to answer for every patient that comes to us looking for a solution to their refractive error. As you probably know, everybody’s eyes are different. The shape of the eyes themselves, the size of our…

When might an enhancement be needed after Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

There is a higher chance of enhancements for higher prescriptions, because accuracy decreases as prescriptions increase, we typically find that enhancements are more typical amongst patients who had higher pre-operative prescriptions, and among long-sighted patients. In spite of this effect, we still manage to keep our enhancement rates relatively low (between 5 and 8%). In this video, Mr Carp explains why……

What causes halos after LASIK? [VIDEO]

What Causes Halos After LASIK? The appearance of halos is one of the most common side effects associated with Laser Eye surgery treatment. No, that doesn’t mean you will be walking around with a glowing ring floating above your head as soon as you leave the treatment room. We’re talking about another kind of halo. Visual halos are a form of glare that can temporarily affect vision after undergoing refractive surgery. They occur mainly at night and in low light conditions –…

Practical Tips For Naturally Brighter & Whiter Eyes


Practical Tips For Naturally Brighter & Whiter Eyes What is often the first thing you notice about someone when meeting them for the first time? Or the last thing you remember when they walk away? Why, their eyes, of course! As humans, we are automatically drawn to the eyes of our fellow beings. Whether they are six feet tall or four; bald or thick-haired; in their twenties or their eighties – there is something about clear and shining eyes that…

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Macular Degeneration? [VIDEO]

Can I have Laser Eye Surgery if I have Macular Degeneration? Macular degeneration is a visual condition that affects millions of people worldwide. In fact, it is the leading cause of sight loss in the UK, with an estimated 600,000 people affected. The condition is often associated with ageing (age-related macular degeneration), however, it is a genetic condition that can affect people of all ages. The most common type of macular degeneration, which involves the thinning of the retina, is…

Corneal Erosion: The Treatment and Symptoms

Ever woken up in the morning and felt as though your eyes were not only dry, but also light sensitive, sore or worse, painful? Did you feel like they were constantly tearing? Did your eyes feel like you had sand or grit in them? Now think – have you ever suffered from headaches or blurred vision during this discomfort? If you answered yes to more than two of these questions, then you may have experienced a corneal erosion….

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….