How long after laser surgery can I watch TV?

How long after laser surgery can I watch TV? When you think of someone recovering from surgery, you picture them in a hospital bed or lying on the couch in their dressing gown, indulging in a family size chocolate bar and passively consuming the joy that is day-time TV. There’s nothing quite like a rowdy family dispute on Jeremy Kyle or a tour of extravagant holiday homes in Andalusia to help you forget about your current situation. But what about if…

Laser eye treatments

Laser eye treatments Have you ever read a description of a new product, treatment, or therapy, and immediately switched off due to an excess of overcomplicated jargon? I mean, what’s the point in using complex and technical language if they know it will fly straight over the heads of the vast majority of people? It’s a good question — and one that reveals a lot about the company or person behind the particular product or service they are selling. You’ll find…

Drinking after LASIK

Drinking after LASIK In the hours and days after having Laser Eye Surgery, you’re sure to feel like celebrating. Suddenly the troubles you’ve put up with for so long have vanished, and you’re able to see the world with greater clarity and with greater freedom. Each morning you awake to the surprise that you no longer need to fiddle with contact lenses or fumble for your glasses to start your day. There are no longer any restrictions on which activities and…

When can I drive after laser eye treatment?

When can I drive after laser eye treatment? After having your gall bladder removed, it can be around 2 weeks before you’re back into your normal routine. What about knee surgery? Try more like 6 weeks. Hip replacement? I’m afraid that’s 3 months away from the dance floor. The recovery period following surgery can often be long and gruelling. But unfortunately, there’s simply no avoiding it. So when it comes to Laser Eye Surgery, you’ll expect nothing less than weeks…

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

Should I expect both eyes to heal at the same rate? Laser Eye Surgery is one of the simplest surgical treatments in the world. Like any good design, it takes things which are inherently complex—ultraviolet lasers and the human eye—to form something that is so simple it can be accessible, effective, and enjoyed by all. Today, Laser Eye Surgery is a hugely popular procedure around the world—particularly in the UK and the US where it is one of the most…

How long is Laser Eye Surgery recovery?

How long is Laser Eye Surgery recovery? Most of the time when we hear the word surgery, one of the first things that come to mind is a long, tedious recovery process. Images of spending days if not weeks or months in bed, missing important events of family or friends, and falling behind on critical projects at work seep into our minds. Thankfully, in the case of Laser Eye Surgery, this couldn’t be any further from the truth. In fact,…

How long will I need to take off work?

How long will I need to take off work after Laser Eye Surgery? Your eyes have an incredible defence and healing power. They filter out dust and dirt, heal scratches within a matter of hours, and recover and adapt to adjustments made during Laser Eye Surgery in a very short time. For us, that means little down time moping around the house and more time enjoying our new improved vision. In fact, in as little as 24 hours after Laser…

A post operative guide to Laser Eye Surgery

A post operative guide to Laser Eye Surgery The moment you sit forward in the chair and glance around the room,  discovering you can see fine details up close, or that the hands of the clock in the distance are now sharp and crisp, is incomparable to any other. It’s this moment that—after several weeks or months of waiting and preparing—patients look forward to most. But all doesn’t end here. Although you can nip down to the high street, find…

Side Effect: Dry eyes

Side Effect: Dry eyes Many think Laser Eye Surgery will bring a tear to the eye, but in actual fact it can often do the opposite. Laser Eye Surgery, like most forms of treatments, comes with a risk of experiencing side effects. Thankfully, these are relatively minor and tend to last no longer than a few weeks or months. With only a handful of side effects to contend with, surgeons are adept at managing them and reducing their chances of…

How soon can I be back on my iPhone/iPad

How soon can I be back on my iPhone/iPad Some think the best thing we could do is take a little bit of time away from our smartphones and tablets. But there’s no doubt they play an indispensable part in modern day life. I’ve always been one to pull a face when sitting in a cafe or taking a bus downtown and noticing that the majority of people have their heads buried in a screen. But after recently loosing my…