What causes halos after LASIK?

What causes halos after LASIK? You’re not going to be walking around with a glowing ring floating over your head. But after Laser Eye Surgery you are likely to experience another type of halo effect. Halos are a form of glare that temporarily affect vision after Laser Eye Surgery. They occur mainly at night and in low light conditions, appearing as bright circles around light sources such as headlights or street lamps. Not so much a side effect in the…

Quick guide: Laser Eye Surgery recovery

Quick guide: Laser Eye Surgery recovery Which part of the body heals the fastest? How about the skin: the largest organ in the body and our outer barrier to the world that has to endure scratching, scrapes, cuts, abrasions, burns, and a whole heap of abuse every day. Or what about something like the liver? Our largest internal organ that never stops filtering blood, supporting the digestive system, and detoxifying the barrage of chemicals and toxins we pound it with. Well,…

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

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…

Side effect: Glare

Side effect: Glare In the first few moments after Laser Eye surgery, you eagerly look up towards the clock on the far wall or down at your watch and quickly realise you can see the hands ticking around, clearly and vividly. After a few days you settle into your new vision and start fully enjoying your life of greater visual acuity. Sometimes you forget for a moment and go to reach for your glasses or contacts, while at others, you…

Side Effect: Difficulty driving at night

Side Effect: Difficulty driving at night Ever driven at night without your glasses or contacts? It’s not as fun as it sounds. Growing up in a small town in the north of England, I would frequently make trips to and from my parents house into the city. The problem was at the time, as with many teenagers who’ve just passed their driving test, I was very eager to drive, and very careless with my glasses. One night, after already being…

What are the Common Side Effects of Laser Eye Surgery?

What are the Common Side Effects of Laser Eye Surgery? Most people will see an improvement in their vision immediately after Laser Eye Surgery. For those who have spent a lifetime wearing glasses and/or contact lenses for a severe or even mild refractive error, this new clarity of vision can be an overwhelming and joyous experience. But like most experiences in life, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows. After having Laser Eye Surgery, some people will also experience side effects….