Dan Reinstein has Laser Eye Surgery to correct his reading vision

Dan Reinstein has Laser Eye Surgery to correct his reading glasses Although he’s dedicated his career to improving the vision of others, Professor Dan Reinstein has had perfect eyesight his entire life. No glasses, no contacts, no surgery — just clear, faultless vision that allowed him to work as an expert surgeon by day and play the sax and enjoy life with his family by night. But if there was one person who knew more than any that this ideal…

4 Up close & personal accounts of Laser Eye Surgery

4 Up close & personal accounts of Laser Eye Surgery When thinking about having Laser Eye Surgery, it can seem like you’re the only person in the world who know’s what you’re going through: the arduous task of choosing a clinic; ongoing hesitations over the cost; endless questions about the procedure. And with this being just the tip of the iceberg, it’s easy to feel like all the hassle isn’t really worth it. That is until you remember, you’re not…

Laser Eye Surgery advances

The Latest Advances in Laser Eye Surgery Imagine laying beneath a machine that is about to use invisible lasers to permanently remove tissue from your eye. If you didn’t know any more of the story, you’d think this was some kind of torture scene from a second-rate sci-fi movie. But pan back a little, and you see it’s actually a scene from a state-of-the-art clinic that involves a completely safe, pain-free, and revolutionary treatment that can transform your vision from…

Laser Eye Surgery for older patients

Laser Eye Surgery for older patients The last thing you want as you get older is to have surgery. The uncomfortable feeling of being in hospital, the lengthy recovery times, the hassle and expense — not to mention the worry the procedure won’t work as desired. But all that is nothing compared to if the surgery is directly related to the fact you’re getting older. Like you don’t feel awkward enough with your gown and bare buttocks, you have the…

Why should the young have all the fun?

Why should the young have all the fun? Every year we celebrate our chronological age, i.e how many years we’ve lived since our mothers performed the gracious act of bringing us into the world. But once you get beyond thirty or forty you begin to realise this isn’t a true representation of how old you are. Somehow the numbers keep going up but you don’t feel like you’re ageing with them. In some senses, you feel younger than ever. Your…

Reading glasses are never cool

Reading glasses are never cool In the early 90’s, Doc Martins and flannel shirts hit the mainstream fashion scene. Soon after, babydoll dresses appeared in the wardrobes of most young girls. Fast forward twenty years later, and, as the notion goes, they all came back into style. There’s a lot of debate about how long this cycle of nostalgia runs, but twenty years is a good rule of thumb. Some people say it’s more like forty years. Others say everything is simultaneously in…

Reading glasses are a crap solution

Reading glasses are a rubbish solution “I don’t need glasses! The text is just really small…” — My mum, every time she can’t read something My mum has presbyopia and can’t read or see anything in the vicinity of her face without her tacky supermarket ready readers. But don’t tell her that; she’s convinced the problem is not with her but the world — as if books and bank statements are produced in smaller and smaller print ever year. It’s understandable…

Rolling back the years: How to treat presbyopia

Rolling back the years: How to treat presbyopia We accept ageing as a fact — an unavoidable process that governs all existence and affects us whether we like it or not. And in many ways, it is. Ageing is one part of the biological puzzle that continues to evade even the brightest minds and the most cutting edge technology. However, all is not lost; many experts believe an effective solution to slowing down and even reversing ageing is on the…

Fed up of the constant on/off of reading glasses?

Fed up of the constant on/off of reading glasses? Only needing visual aid for some distances and not others presents a unique problem for wearers of reading glasses: where to put the damn things when you’re not wearing them. You don’t want to always wear a shirt with a breast pocket and you’d rather not hang them from a chain around your neck like an old fashioned librarian; the only solution you’ve found is to have hundreds of pairs strewn all over the…

George Chesterton of GQ Magazine has PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision

George Chesterton of GQ Magazine has PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision To be an editor for one of the world’s leading publications, you need to be many things. You need to be a critic for detail and an expert in seeing the bigger picture. You need to be as impartial as a judge and as opinionated as a Kardashian. But above all, you need to be tough. As an editor is often the last to lay eyes on a piece before…