Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Laser Eye Surgery vs lens replacement

Lens replacement surgery is most commonly used as a way to treat patients with cataracts. Over 300,000 people in Britain alone have the procedure each year. Cataracts are generally an age-related condition that mostly affects people over 40, but it can occur in younger people. It appears as a clouding of the lens of the eye and causes vision to become hazy, oversensitive, dull, or in some other way impaired, depending on the type you have. As cataracts can greatly affect an individual’s… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery vs lens replacement

Laser eye treatments for over 50s

Over the last two decades, Laser Eye Surgery has come on leaps and bounds to reach a point where effective vision correction treatments are nearly available for people of all ages and prescriptions. In the past, this standard of care was only available to specific cohorts of patients, with those over a certain age or with less common conditions ineligible for treatment. This was understandable as the technology was still in its infancy, but today, after years of advancing laser and safety systems, the… Read more

Laser eye treatments for over 50s

Presbyopia: Symptoms and treatments of reading glasses

In your early to mid-40s, it’s likely you’ll begin to experience a deterioration in the quality of your vision. At first, you may notice slight difficulty focusing on objects at close distances. This is expected — in fact, most of the population experience it between the ages of 40-60. You’ll probably think nothing of it, dismissing it as “just another sign of getting older.” But the annoyance persists, causing you to hold materials further and further away from your face until your arm isn’t… Read more

Presbyopia: Symptoms and treatments of reading glasses

Laser Blended Vision: A revolutionary treatment for presbyopia

Exclusively available in the UK at London Vision Clinic, Laser Blended Vision is an innovative treatment for ageing eyes. Presbyopia literally translates as ‘old eye’. Unfortunately, ageing affects the eye just as it affects every other part of the body. Starting in early middle age, the lens inside the eye begins to lose its ability to change shape ‘zoom’ from distance to near and back. As we can’t avoid ageing, nobody is immune to developing presbyopia, and if left unchecked, inevitably leads to… Read more

Laser Blended Vision: A revolutionary treatment for presbyopia