Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Laser surgery for long sight

I often wish I was long-sighted rather than short-sighted. If I could only see well at a distance, for one, I could look in the mirror in the morning with a smile on my face, none the wiser to the ever darker bags under my eyes, the new spots on my forehead, or the deepening wrinkles. But best of all I could zone out of boring conversations, block out distractions around me, and generally be more at ease with everyday situations like… Read more

Laser surgery for long sight

Laser Eye Surgery for long sight

I don’t know about you, but I always struggle to remember if I am short or long-sighted. Like many people, I know for sure that I’m one or the other, but the terms are so easily confused with each other — not to mention their numerous other names and medical terms — that I very often forget. If you’re like me, here’s a little reminder to jog your memory: If you’re better at seeing objects in the distance but have trouble seeing… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery for long sight

A patient’s guide to Laser Eye Surgery

Navigating your way through the Laser Eye Surgery landscape can be a difficult task on your own. The enticing discounts and time-limited offers, the new and ever elaborate sounding techniques, the unnecessarily complicated language and abbreviations; and all this even before setting foot inside a clinic. Even if you’re just looking to learn a little bit more about the surgery, discover if you’re suitable for treatment, or simply find an honest and reliable clinic, it can be really frustrating. Does it have… Read more

A patient’s guide to Laser Eye Surgery

Understanding treatment for vision problems

As one of our greatest assets, our vision has spurred the rise of several industries focused on keeping it in tip top condition. Glasses, contact lenses, refractive surgery; if you have a vision problem you’re certainly not short of options, but understanding which is best for you is a whole other matter. Let’s break down each of the above—specs; contacts; Laser Eye Surgery—and look specifically at how effective they are in treating three common vision problems—short-sightedness (myopia), long-sightedness (hyperopia), and presbyopia (ageing… Read more

Understanding treatment for vision problems

Which Visual Impairments Can Be Treated With Laser Eye Surgery?

Developed decades ago, Laser Eye Surgery involves computerised technology and a laser, which typically removes the corneal tissue causing the patient’s refractive error. The story of refractive error, however, is less straightforward. There are multiple causes of bad vision and so multiple reasons to approach London Vision Clinic in your search for a solution. After all, if you wear glasses, you may well suffer from a problem that can be medically rectified with Laser Eye Surgery. Refractive errors are usually grouped under… Read more

Which Visual Impairments Can Be Treated With Laser Eye Surgery?