Part 2: Eye Surgery Then And Now

In 1990 Susan Singleton had radial keratotomy, in what was then a new eye surgery technique, to correct her myopia. Twenty years later she underwent the latest laser procedure to correct presbyopia or aging eyes……

PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision Goes Global

PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision Goes Global Now here’s the biggest headline: “PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision Goes Global”. And behind it the news that Dr Dan’s invention was introduced at the ESCRS in Barcelona and has subsequently been fully launched at the ophthalmology congress in San Francisco. The London Vision Clinic pioneered the PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision technique which has led to so many of us ‘patients-of-a-certain-age’ happily binning our reading glasses.   Most of us spec-free patients give little consideration to…

Through The Eye Of A Needle

Through The Eye Of A Needle Body language experts tell us that to cross our arms in front of our chests is a very defensive gesture as in: “Don’t come close to me – I am not allowing anyone into my space”. But, humour this blogger for a moment and do it. Now look down at your arms and note which one is on top and which hand is slightly exposed and which is snugly tucked away from view? When…

Holding Out For A Hero

Holding Out For A Hero It’s always feels especially satisfying to know that you are in good company; but, as with cosmetic surgery, it seems that many of the celebrities who undergo Laser Eye Surgery chose not to go public. We women –with our fragile egos and anti-aging complexes – are usually as reluctant to mention the need for unsexy reading glasses as problems with hot flushes (also known as “flashes” in the US) So we are not likely to…

The Truth Is Out There

The Truth Is Out There! One of the main things that has struck me since being associated with the London Vision Clinic and writing this blog is the amount of misinformation that still exists about Laser Eye Surgery. Among the major fallacies would have to be that the need for reading glasses (aging eyes or presbyopia) cannot be corrected successfully by the laser. Alongside this is a disproportionate fear which prevents so many people from considering Laser Eye Surgery and…