Being nervous on the day of your surgery is normal

Being nervous on the day of your surgery is normal We fear what we don’t know. And of course, there’s no way of knowing what it’s going to be like to have Laser Eye Surgery and what the outcome is going to be until you have it. For this reason, a little fear and nerves are completely normal. It helps get your excited and remind you that you are doing something incredibly important and that the decision is not to…

10 Facts About Laser Eye Surgery You Didn’t Know

If you are considering laser eye surgery, you probably already know a bit about it. You may even have first-hand information from family and friends who have already had the surgery. Maybe you have also read about the laser eye surgery procedure on the Internet or in magazines. However, you might find that what you have heard about laser eye surgery at other clinics is quite different from what we do at the London Vision Clinic. There are several facts about laser eye surgery that are important to consider when exploring your options….

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

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. 1. You don’t need a kit…

Can SMILE Eye Surgery Treat short-sightedness?

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…

The surprising benefits of Laser Eye Surgery

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…

2018 is a great year to sort your vision out

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…

11 Eye Tests Anyone Considering Laser Eye Surgery Should Know

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…

PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision surgery recovery time

PRESBYOND® Laser Blended Vision surgery recovery time If you know a little bit about PRESBYOND® 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….

What is wavefront?

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…

When does presbyopia start?

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…