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What happens if you blink during Laser Eye Surgery?

You do it anything from 5 to 15 times a minute, every minute, every waking hour of the day. That’s 30,000 times, 99.9 percent of which happen without you being aware of it. It’s amazing really: we get on with our day while our bodies do all the blinking for us. Sliding those wafer thin folds of skin up and down whenever we need a little moisture or antibacterial protection from irritants or require a barrier against oncoming objects or some other assistance… Read more

What happens if you blink during Laser Eye Surgery?

Can you fly after Laser Eye Surgery?

If Laser Eye Surgery was known for one thing, it would probably be convenience. Or quality. Or efficiency. Okay, so it’s hard to say just one thing, Laser Eye Surgery being known for everything from safety to comfort. But I say convenience for good reason. Most of the time someone chooses to have Laser Eye Surgery, it’s because they’re tired of the endless inconveniences of glasses and contact lenses, especially at times like going abroad or on holiday… Remembering to pack enough pairs of contacts for… Read more

Can you fly after Laser Eye Surgery?

How long does Laser Eye Surgery last?

Wandering the aisles and looking down at my basket overflowing with various creams, vitamins, lotions, and potions, I thought to myself, what will be the last anti-ageing product I’ll ever buy? With the stuff in the news reporting recent breakthroughs in the labs and the all the promising talk of halting and even reversing ageing, surely it’s only a matter of time before some magic pill or product hits the market that can forever give the most ancient lump of skin the appearance and… Read more

How long does Laser Eye Surgery last?

Laser Eye Surgery risks

Search the web for Laser Eye Surgery and you’ll come across everything from tabloid articles titled “The Procedure That Ruined My Life” to companies touting money-back guarantees if you don’t achieve 100 percent perfect vision. This can be incredibly frustrating if you’re researching Laser Eye Surgery and are simply trying to find out the facts. Things like how risky the surgery is, the chances of experiencing complications, and what the potential side effects may be. On the one hand, you have stories… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery risks

Obscure questions about laser eye surgery

Remember when your teacher used to say, ‘There’s no such thing as a stupid question’, and you’d go ahead and ask something and she’d give you a strange look as if to say what are you?! Well, that’s not going to happen here. This is a safe space, and there isn’t a question about Laser Eye Surgery that surgeons haven’t heard a hundred times before. But there is a wide range of questions — from common ones like will it hurt? that are asked on a daily basis, to the more… Read more

Obscure questions about laser eye surgery

Is Laser Eye Surgery painful?

When it comes to pain, we all have different ideas about how much we can tolerate. Some people believe they’re tough, suggesting they could walk on burning coals and that they’re able to deal with pretty much anything that comes their way. Others accept they’re just plain wimps, passing out at even the sight of blood and avoiding anything that could cause even a hint of emotional distress. But whatever ideas you have about pain often come crashing down when you find… Read more

Is Laser Eye Surgery painful?

Anxious about Laser Eye Surgery? Read why you don’t have to be

Most of us have a weird, visceral reaction to the thought of someone touching our eyes. And even hearing the word mentioned in the same breath as ‘laser’ is enough to make us cringe. So when it comes to actually considering or preparing for the surgery, well, you can take that icky feeling and times it by ten. Add to that even the slightest trace of negativity about Laser Eye Surgery online, and you have a perfect recipe for widespread fear. But apart… Read more

Anxious about Laser Eye Surgery? Read why you don’t have to be

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. Essentially, no. Technically there is an exceedingly small risk of blindness with laser eye surgery but it is lower than the risk of wearing monthly contact lenses for one year, so a risk that everyone seems to accept as perfectly reasonable. After Laser Eye Surgery, it’s normal to experience… Read more

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

Quick guide: Anxiety and Laser Eye Surgery

What’s a normal, healthy level of anxiety? Everyone gets a bout of the jitters before an event or blows their top over the most trivial thing every now and again. But what constitutes too much and when does a nervous or somewhat cautious demeanour become considered a full-blown anxiety disorder? In today’s fast-paced world where we can’t even step out our doors without hearing about political unrest, and natural disasters — add to that the traffic and construction work up the street — this question… Read more

Quick guide: Anxiety and Laser Eye Surgery

Can I talk to a patient who has had Laser Eye Surgery?

It doesn’t matter how many people have had Laser Eye Surgery in the past, there’s always new questions being asked: “Can I do a presentation straight after the surgery?” “What happens if I get cramp during the procedure?” “I know I’m not supposed to wear perfume on the day, but what about Chanel?” Sometimes they can be answered with a simple yes or no, other times they require a little more explaining. But a lot of the time they can’t be resolved by either.… Read more

Can I talk to a patient who has had Laser Eye Surgery?

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