A day in the life of an ophthalmic surgeon

Day in the life of an ophthalmic surgeon The human eye is one of the most complex optical systems known to man. With their over two million working parts, each eye collects light, regulates it, focuses it, and finally converts it into the image you see of the world. To tinker with this system is not a job for the faint-hearted. And so, despite the average eye being less than two inches across, there is a pretty large group of…

11 Eye Tests Anyone Considering Laser Eye Surgery Should Know

11 Eye Tests Anyone Considering Laser Eye Surgery Should Know More tests means more understanding. And more understanding means more detailed treatment plans, greater safety, and better outcomes. So, when preparing for Laser Eye Surgery, you want a clinic with the most comprehensive eye examination and the longest list of eye tests you can find. That much is clear. But if you’re anyone other than an optometrist or specialised eye surgeon, how do you know what qualifies as comprehensive? And what…

Options for laser eye surgery

Options for laser eye surgery Today, it’s hard enough to choose what wine to drink and TV series to watch, never mind whether to have laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis or small incision lenticule extraction to fix your vision. And to make things worse, we’re wired to weigh up every single option before making our decision. The marketing departments of high street clinics know this all too well, conjuring up names like UltraLASIK, Zyoptix, and Accu-wave LASIK to attract attention and bring more unknowing…

How safe is Laser Eye Surgery?

How safe is Laser Eye Surgery? When asking friends and family and talking to people around the office about Laser Eye Surgery, you’ll probably find a lot more people have had it than you first thought. Not too long ago we couldn’t escape knowing if someone we know had received Laser Eye Surgery — they’d spend weeks fretting about the procedure, posting blogs about their journey, and making everyone else share their experience. But today it’s not so much of a…