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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Laser Eye Surgery Fears Explained

There are several reasons why patients refrain from undergoing Laser Eye Surgery, many of which are either myths or can be dispelled if the right surgeon and clinic is chosen. Regardless, these fears still exist and I would like to address some of the major ones. As you are probably aware, if you have started looking into the Laser Eye Surgery procedure, you will not be unconscious during the surgery. When people hear the word surgery, they tend to associate it with… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery Fears Explained

What is the worst thing that can happen after Laser Eye Surgery? [Video]

The level of risk of Laser Eye Surgery broadly depends on two factors: Where you have the surgery, and the condition of your eyesight before having surgery. As Professor Reinstein explains in the video below, there’s a range of competency in the Laser Eye Surgery field that means the chances of something going wrong can vary from clinic to clinic. Rushed consultations, low-grade technology, a lack of expertise or experience; these are all things which heighten your risk and make choosing where… Read more

What is the worst thing that can happen after Laser Eye Surgery? [Video]

How exactly does laser vision correction work? [VIDEO]

When you have a refractive error, light enters the eye and is incorrectly bent to meet at a finite point on the retina. So, in a nutshell, what Laser Eye Surgery does is fix this by applying a laser to the surface of the eye to changes its shape and alter the curvature which causes the irregular bending. The result: light is now focused in such a way that it reaches the retinal plane in a very precise and proper manner. We… Read more

How exactly does laser vision correction work? [VIDEO]

How Long Will It Take To Get Back To Normal Activity? [Video]

In a nutshell: The majority of Laser Eye Surgery patients are back to their normal routine within a day or two. In fact, if you’re a LASIK patient, it’s very likely you’ll be able to return to work the next morning after surgery. However, here at the London Vision Clinic, we tend to ask our patients to take one day off—the day after their surgery. This allows them to reside in a relaxed environment while taking a bit of time to adjust… Read more

How Long Will It Take To Get Back To Normal Activity? [Video]

What causes dry eyes after laser vision correction? [VIDEO]

Nerves play an important part in the Laser Eye Surgery recovery process. I’m not talking about the jitters, patients are usually very calm by this time — I’m on about a different set of nerves: those on the surface of your eye. The nerves on the surface of the eye are momentarily interrupted because of the laser process. These nerves, however, have the incredible power to regenerate over a period of three to six months, further regenerating over the subsequent three to… Read more

What causes dry eyes after laser vision correction? [VIDEO]

When Can I Wear Makeup After Laser Eye Surgery? [video]

After Laser Eye Surgery, many people get a shock when looking in the mirror for the first time with their new and greater level of visual clarity. The shock usually comes along with something similar to the following: “Oh wow I look great without glasses” “AH! I can see and I haven’t put my contact lenses in yet!” Yet unfortunately for many of us it’s more like: “WOW I didn’t realise how many wrinkles I have!” If you’re like me and part… Read more

When Can I Wear Makeup After Laser Eye Surgery? [video]

About Laser Eye Treatment At London Vision Clinic

The procedure itself is pain-free. With LASIK, you may experience a pressure sensation when the surgeon creates the corneal flap, and some discomfort or irritation for up to 24 hours after surgery. With PRK, you may experience irritation for one week or more after surgery. Because discomfort can occur in some patients during the healing phase, we provide pain relief medication in eye drop form to help eliminate this. Click here to watch Professor Dan Reinstein explain this FAQ. The operation takes… Read more

About Laser Eye Treatment At London Vision Clinic

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