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8 Way’s Your Life Will Change After Laser Eye Surgery

You know it can improve your sight, but what would your life actually be like on a day-to-day basis after having Laser Eye Surgery? Like anything, it’s hard to know until you actually go and do it. But with our list of eight ways your life will change after going from glasses or contacts to Laser Eye Surgery, you can get a pretty good idea. It may sound an obvious one, but think about it: when was the last time you flew, went… Read more

8 Way’s Your Life Will Change After Laser Eye Surgery

Can SMILE Eye Surgery Treat short-sightedness?

Advice from years ago or treatments that are long past their heyday are simply not good enough.  When it comes to our health, we’re better off with only the newest, shiniest, and most cutting-edge solutions. At least that’s what all the marketing tells us. The thing is, when it comes to correcting your vision, this statement is actually true — at least for some people. What I’m talking about is Small Incision Lenticule Extraction surgery, commonly known as SMILE. This procedure, through a… Read more

Can SMILE Eye Surgery Treat short-sightedness?

The surprising benefits of Laser Eye Surgery

It’s always surprising to hear what people respond with when asked what they’ve got out of having Laser Eye Surgery. The obvious advantages like being able to see 20:20 or 20:16 and go swimming are always on the list, but they’re normally not first. What you find at the top is infinitely more personal and touching. The parent says it’s being able to play and roll around with his kids without worrying about being poked in the eye or breaking a lens.… Read more

The surprising benefits of Laser Eye Surgery

2018 is a great year to sort your vision out

2018 will go down in history for many reasons. It’s the year Korea united under one flag at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, the year Nelson Mandela would have turned 100, the centenary of the end of fighting in the First World War, and the first time in history the World Cup will be held in Russia. Oh, and not forgetting the year Elon Musk launched a sports car complete with driver into space. And if that isn’t enough, it’ll also be the… Read more

2018 is a great year to sort your vision out

11 Eye Tests Anyone Considering Laser Eye Surgery Should Know

More tests means more understanding. And more understanding means more detailed treatment plans, greater safety, and better outcomes. So, when preparing for Laser Eye Surgery, you want a clinic with the most comprehensive eye examination and the longest list of eye tests you can find. That much is clear. But if you’re anyone other than an optometrist or specialised eye surgeon, how do you know what qualifies as comprehensive? And what exactly are these tests the process should involve? These are tricky questions… Read more

11 Eye Tests Anyone Considering Laser Eye Surgery Should Know

Laser Blended Vision surgery recovery time

If you know a little bit about Laser Blended Vision, you may have noticed it treats the symptoms of presbyopia in a similar way to the traditional approach of monovision. This is indeed true. Both treatments work by increasing the range of your vision by independently altering the focus of each eye — one to work better up close, and the other to work better at a distance. But the similarities end there. Think of monovision like as the baby of presbyopia treatment,… Read more

Laser Blended Vision surgery recovery time

What is wavefront?

Since 1862, when Dutch ophthalmologist Herman Snellen first designed a standard test for visual acuity, we’ve used the Snellen Chart as a basis for testing our vision. His familiar black and white chart of ever smaller letters first introduced the idea of ‘standard vision’, and enabled eyecare professionals to determine where a person sits in comparison with the rest of the population. Suddenly by standing 20 feet away from a chart and reading through lines of letters, one could discover where they are… Read more

What is wavefront?

When does presbyopia start?

Literally meaning “old eye”, presbyopia is the medical term we use for the natural effects of ageing on the eye. The first thing you’re likely to notice is a loss of ability to read fine print and focus on objects up close. It may be you’re holding the newspaper further and further away or squinting to read material you could once see clearly. Add to that stress, eyestrain, and headaches, and you’ve got a typical case of presbyopia. But being so closely related to ageing,… Read more

When does presbyopia start?

9 Facts about Laser Eye Surgery to put your mind at rest

No marketing hype or fake news here. Just 9 concrete, evidence-backed facts to wash away your doubts and fears and clear up your understanding of Laser Eye Surgery — once and for all. Saying you’ll go blind from Laser Eye Surgery is like saying you’ll get hit by lightning twice in one lifetime. It’s so unlikely to happen, it’s almost impossible to measure and put into figures. At an estimate, it would be somewhere in the region of 1 in 5 million. After… Read more

9 Facts about Laser Eye Surgery to put your mind at rest

Laser Eye Surgery vs contact lenses: Read the facts

Trying to figure out if you should have Laser Eye Surgery or not is generally not a barrel of laughs. Granted, you don’t go into it expecting to enjoy yourself. But let’s face it, it could be a whole lot easier and less stressful than it’s made to be. Heck, it could even be fun! Okay, maybe that’s pushing it a bit too far… But the point is, if it wasn’t for all the misinformation, bias marketing spiel, and untrustworthy tabloid articles, deciding… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery vs contact lenses: Read the facts

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