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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Your Top 5 Laser Eye Surgery Fears, Tackled

Scream! You’re about to take the plunge and go ‘under the laser’ to correct your vision, and you’re worried about the implications of surgeon meets eye. Are you putting your most prized possessions in jeopardy? They’re so delicate, and you can’t help thinking of all the things that could go wrong! As dedicated refractive surgery professionals, we know how important your vision is to you. We also know that Laser Eye Surgery can be a daunting prospect. For some, the myths and… Read more

Your Top 5 Laser Eye Surgery Fears, Tackled

Am I Spending Too Much Money For Laser Eye Surgery?

The cost of Laser Eye Surgery is listed as one of top reasons why many individuals do not end up going through with the procedure. When you look at the total cost of surgery, it can (to some) seem overwhelming, and to many even impossible. At London Vision Clinic, we urge that you try not to look at the number as one giant balance that needs to be paid off immediately, or all at once. We are keen to work with you… Read more

Am I Spending Too Much Money For Laser Eye Surgery?

Is Laser Eye Surgery Risky?

“Laser”, “eye” and “surgery” are three words that may, understandably, arouse anxiety. Unlike in the USA, where the procedure is often referred to simply as “LASIK”, one of the first obstacles for someone considering the treatment in this country may well be just getting over their pre-conceptions (which, we have found, are most often mis-conceptions) about what risks Laser Eye Surgery involves. It is completely normal to be anxious about having Laser Eye Surgery: to be honest, if you weren’t, we’d be… Read more

Is Laser Eye Surgery Risky?

Laser Eye Surgery Fears: What If My Optometrist Finds A Problem I Didn’t Know About?

People avoid doctors for many reasons. Some find appointments difficult to pack into a busy schedule, some are unwilling to open up to a doctor, or worried about perceived ‘time wasting’, and many even fear that being amongst sick people in the doctor’s waiting room will result in contamination! However, something that is perhaps discussed less often is the common fear that a doctor may find a problem that is bigger than what the appointment was initially booked for. This fear is,… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery Fears: What If My Optometrist Finds A Problem I Didn’t Know About?

Am I At Risk Of Developing Dry Eyes After Laser Eye Surgery?

As we have discussed in our previous blogs, and form of surgery comes with some sort of risk, however small. However, statistically, it is important to note that only a tiny percentage of people develop complications after Laser Eye Surgery. One of the more commonly discussed risks is the possibility of developing dry eyes after the Laser Eye Surgery procedure. This is because dry eye can be unpleasant. Chronic dry eye is caused by damage to the nerves that stimulate tears and,… Read more

Am I At Risk Of Developing Dry Eyes After Laser Eye Surgery?

Using Research To Choose Your Laser Eye Surgery Provider

“The post-op care is second to none and whoever decides they want treatment here, you will not be disappointed. I wish I had gone and had it done sooner!” -Angela It is not uncommon for many of our patients to be led, driven, or guided to us through months (or even years!) of extensive research. This is sometimes in the form of talking to friends. Other times it is over the course of many long nights in front of the computer. Sometimes… Read more

Using Research To Choose Your Laser Eye Surgery Provider

Life In ‘2020’ When Glasses No Longer Exist…

It’s strange to think that just a few years ago, people were wearing glasses. Though it seems alien to us now, it was perfectly normal to carry a ‘pair of specs’ around with you to use for reading. How prehistoric! People were actually too nervous to correct their vision, and instead opted for the inconvenience, expense and hassle that reading glasses entailed. How times have changed… Imagine the annoyance of having to dig out your glasses every time you wanted to use… Read more

Life In ‘2020’ When Glasses No Longer Exist…

Am I At Risk Of Experiencing Pain During the Procedure?

Most people are worried about pain when going in for even the most basic of operations. It is therefore unsurprising that many people fear the pain of corrective eye surgery so much that they debate scheduling even the initial consultation for weeks or even months. With regards to Laser Eye Surgery, the concern for many is rooted in the fact that you are conscious during the procedure. However, we want you to be assured that at London Vision Clinic we take measures… Read more

Am I At Risk Of Experiencing Pain During the Procedure?

Scar Tissue And Laser Eye Surgery

A less common issue—but one we continually see—is scar tissue on the eyes. Scar tissue can occur at any point in a person’s life due to a physically traumatic incident such as a car or sports accident. Additionally, it can occur as the result of certain medical conditions. Some of the problems scar tissue can cause include distorted and blurred vision and, in some cases, discomfort in the eye. Unfortunately, not all patients who have scar tissue are candidates for Laser Eye… Read more

Scar Tissue And Laser Eye Surgery

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

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