When might an enhancement be needed after Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

There is a higher chance of enhancements for higher prescriptions, because accuracy decreases as prescriptions increase, we typically find that enhancements are more typical amongst patients who had higher pre-operative prescriptions, and among long-sighted patients. In spite of this effect, we still manage to keep our enhancement rates relatively low (between 5 and 8%). In this video, Mr Carp explains why……

When Can I Drive After Laser Eye Surgery Treatment? [VIDEO]

When Can I Drive After Laser Eye Surgery Treatment? When having any kind of surgery, it is only natural to consider the aftermath. How long until you are able to get back to your normal routine? Well, let’s take a look at some examples. After having your gall bladder removed, you’ll be looking at around two weeks before you can get back to your everyday life. For knee surgery, I’m afraid it’s more like six weeks. And a hip replacement?…

Can I Play Sport And Drive After Laser Surgery? [VIDEO]

Can I Play Sport And Drive After Laser Surgery? One of the generally accepted truths of life is that everyone is different. As such, anyone who is considering Laser Eye Surgery will naturally have their own specific concerns and questions relating to the treatment. But, that isn’t to say that these questions don’t overlap. One of the most common concerns we discuss with our patients relates to the recovery process – specifically, the restrictions on playing sports and driving following Laser…

Should I expect both eyes to heal at the same rate?

Should I expect both eyes to heal at the same rate? Over the last few decades, Laser Eye Surgery has become the most popular elective surgery in the world. This achievement has been largely influenced by the relative simplicity of the procedure. As with any good design, it takes tools and knowledge which are inherently complex – in this case, state-of-the-art lasers and the human eye – to form something that is accessible, effective, and can be enjoyed by all….

Why London Is The Best Place In The World For Laser Eye Surgery

Why London is the Best Place in the World for Laser Eye Surgery When it comes to refractive surgery, you want to know that the services and outcomes you are getting are the best. As a global city, London is well-known as a leader in finance, industry, and medicine; and so, it shouldn’t be surprising to hear that it is also one of the best places in the world for Laser Eye Surgery. Luckily, the city’s extensive global and local…

What’s the recovery period for surgery like?

What’s the recovery period for surgery like? The typical recovery process after Laser Eye Surgery is surprisingly quick and trouble-free. From the very first moments after the procedure, patients see significant improvements in their quality of vision, and as soon as the next day is back into their normal routine. But not everyone is lucky enough to have a typical recovery. In reality, the speed and smoothness of an individual’s journey back to full health varies according to things like age, health, the…

A guide to good eye health

A guide to good eye health As a general rule, we tend to take best care of the parts of the body we can see. We wash our hair religiously, brush our teeth without compromise, bathe our skin in moisturiser, relax our muscles when they are sore. Of course, this makes a lot of sense; it’s difficult to maintain something that’s hidden behind layers and layers of tissue (or clothes). Vital organs like our livers and intestines don’t make an appearance…