Got A High Glasses Prescription? No Problem [VIDEO]

Got A High Glasses Prescription? No Problem! If you have a really high glasses prescription, you may be under the impression that Laser Eye Surgery is not an option you for – but you could be wrong. This common belief stems from the early years of LASIK treatment. For many years, Laser Eye Surgery wasn’t suitable for treating high glasses prescriptions, leaving many patients to settle for synthetic lens implants. While it is true that Laser Eye Surgery clinics used…

Is there a prescription limit for Laser Eye Surgery?

Is there a Prescription Limit for Laser Eye Surgery? It is a common misconception that the numbers on your prescription card are enough to determine your eligibility for Laser Eye Surgery. Many people believe that their prescription alone will impact their suitability for treatment, but the truth is, the process of determining eligibility is a lot more involved than that.  In fact, the process, as well as the limits to Laser Eye Surgery, has changed significantly in recent years. So,…

Should I wait for a better procedure to be developed? What’s on the horizon?

Should I wait for a better procedure to be developed? What’s on the horizon? We all know the feeling of having an “out-of-date” smartphone, car – or anything else for that matter. From feeling completely satisfied (and perhaps even a little superior) when we walk out of the shop or get that long-awaited delivery, knowing that we have the latest and greatest product available on the market. That feeling, however, is not likely to last very long. Your new phone,…

Laser eye surgery vs lens replacement

Laser Eye Surgery vs Lens Replacement If you are looking into eye surgery treatment, it is likely you have come across a huge number of potential treatments during your research. You may be left feeling confused about what separates all of these treatment options. For example, what is the difference between Laser Eye Surgery and Lens Replacement? Well, fear not – we’re here to tell you. Lens replacement surgery is a relatively common eye surgery treatment. In fact, over 300,000…

Can Laser Eye Surgery Treat my Astigmatism?

Can Laser Eye Surgery Treat my Astigmatism? Astigmatism is an eye condition that can significantly affect the quality of your vision. If you have this condition and you want to know if Laser Eye Surgery can help, you are probably hoping we get straight to the point. But first, let’s briefly explain exactly what astigmatism is. Astigmatism is the name given to the refractory condition which causes abnormality in the shape of the cornea. In healthy eyes, the cornea is…

Which Laser Eye Surgery treatment is right for you?

Which Laser Eye Surgery treatment is right for you? If you’re thinking about having Laser Eye Surgery, there’s no doubt you will have encountered many new words and acronyms, which at first glance, don’t seem to make a whole lot of sense. PRK, LASIK, femtosecond lasers, myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia, ReLEx SMILE; these are just a sample of the common language used in the world of Laser Eye Surgery. Without question, it’s understandable to be overwhelmed by it all. That feeling…

Laser Eye Surgery for astigmatism

Laser Eye Surgery for Astigmatism In the later stages of his life, Charles Darwin once wrote to a friend, “The eye to this day gives me a cold shudder”. Even himself, the father of the theory of evolution, had doubts to whether an organ as complex as the human eye could have arisen through the process of natural selection. But it’s even more unlikely it didn’t. And so Darwin came to the conclusion it must have developed over hundreds of…

A Lifetime Of Glasses Or Laser Eye Surgery?

 A Lifetime Of Glasses Or Laser Eye Surgery? A childhood friend of my was christened early by his peers with the name of ‘foggy’, simply because his glasses would always fog up when the temperature suddenly changed. It’s a silly story, but it touches on an important point that is part of a much larger problem for the frequent glasses wearer. Waking up to a blurry alarm clock, struggling to find where you placed them last, breaking a lens, going…

Laser Eye Surgery For Very High Prescriptions

Laser Eye Surgery For Very High Prescriptions In the 21st century, despite pretty undisputable evidence to the contrary, many people still believe the world is flat and that we’ve never actually been to space. Some people still believe, particularly in India, that the ancient religious practice of drinking your own urine is a cure-all remedy that can even lead to enlightenment. And other people still believe that this whole global warming thing is a complete sham, being fabricated as simply…

High Profile Treatments

Laser Eye Surgery For Even The Highest of Prescriptions If you have a high prescription, you may be one of the people who has been told that laser surgery cannot help you. Although there’s a small possibility that’s true, it’s very unlikely. The truth is, most clinics either lack the expertise to tackle higher prescriptions or do not wish to invest the time required for such patients. London Vision Clinic is different. We’ve been offering Laser Eye Surgery for people…