How long does laser eye surgery last?

How long does Laser Eye Surgery last? One of the most common questions we get here at London Vision Clinic is “how long does Laser Eye Surgery last?”. For a procedure that can be performed in a matter of minutes, it makes sense that some patients may be dubious about how long-lasting the effects might be. There are a lot of myths out there about Laser Eye Surgery – myths that we are trying to stamp out. That’s why we…

Should I wait for a better procedure to be developed? What’s on the horizon?

Should I wait for a better procedure to be developed? What’s on the horizon? We all know the feeling of having an “out-of-date” smartphone, car – or anything else for that matter. From feeling completely satisfied (and perhaps even a little superior) when we walk out of the shop or get that long-awaited delivery, knowing that we have the latest and greatest product available on the market. That feeling, however, is not likely to last very long. Your new phone,…

Can I bring someone with me when I come for my Laser Eye Surgery?

Can I bring someone with me when I come for my Laser Eye Surgery? Our eyes are arguably our most important – and often our most taken-for-granted – asset. We use them at every waking hour; they dictate how we see the world, how we interact with other people, and how we navigate and keep ourselves out of harm’s way. Sometimes, though, these incredible organs may require a little TLC. Laser Eye Surgery has become an incredibly popular and effective…

Laser Eye Surgery: Finding a good LASIK surgeon

Finding a good LASIK surgeon You’re considering Laser Eye Surgery, so of course, you want to ensure your surgeon is the best. You wouldn’t trust your eyesight in the hands of anyone considered anything less than an expert. But what does it actually mean to be a good laser eye surgeon? Is it as simple as having a name badge that says they are one so? Some experience would definitely help, right? What about having a special ‘this-week-only’ offer on treatment?…

A Brief History Of Laser Eye Surgery

A Brief History of Laser Eye Surgery Despite its sky-rocketing popularity and innovation in recent years, there remains a shroud of misinformation around Laser Eye Surgery. For example, many people believe that this category of treatment is still in its infancy – after all, the use of lasers does still bring certain connotations to sci-fi films. Yet, the idea of utilising surgical techniques to improve our vision has actually been around for many years – around half a century, in fact, –…

Will LASIK Eye Surgery Be Replaced With SMILE?

Will LASIK Laser Eye Surgery Be Replaced With SMILE? For over two decades, LASIK has been the most popular form of Laser Eye Surgery, granting millions of people around the world freedom from glasses and contact lenses. But will the growing availability of ReLEx SMILE surgery see LASIK become obsolete? Since the inception of Laser Eye Surgery in the early 1980s, the vision correction field has been at the forefront of surgical innovation. Technology and knowledge are evolving and improving…

Options for laser eye surgery

Understanding the options for Laser Eye Surgery Nowadays, we are privileged (or cursed?) with far more options than we could ever really need for almost everything in our lives. It can be hard enough to decide which TV show to binge, or which bottle of wine to buy – never mind which of the seemingly endless options for Laser Eye Surgery treatments is right for you. Laser Eye Surgery can be a daunting prospect in any circumstances, and being bombarded…

The Latest Innovations in Ophthalmology

The Latest Innovations in Ophthalmology Laser Eye Surgery is a sector that is built on innovation. Since its humble beginnings, it has evolved to become one of the most technologically advanced surgeries in the world. At London Vision Clinic, we are proud to be heavily involved in this innovation. We carry out ongoing research to advance the field of vision correction even further. Since early in his career, our founder Professor Dan Reinstein has been one of a small group of…

Wavefront-guided variations of LASIK surgery

Wavefront-guided variations of LASIK surgery It all starts with a little bit of research, and the next thing you know, you’re down the rabbit hole discovering much more than you ever anticipated. You may have just got to grips with the different types of procedures—PRK/LASEK, LASIK, ReLEx SMILE—only to hear that some treatments even have their variations. As the most popular form of Laser Eye Surgery, LASIK no doubt has the highest number of different treatment types on offer—at least…

Which Laser Eye Surgery treatment is right for you?

Which Laser Eye Surgery treatment is right for you? If you’re thinking about having Laser Eye Surgery, there’s no doubt you will have encountered many new words and acronyms, which at first glance, don’t seem to make a whole lot of sense. PRK, LASIK, femtosecond lasers, myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia, ReLEx SMILE; these are just a sample of the common language used in the world of Laser Eye Surgery. Without question, it’s understandable to be overwhelmed by it all. That feeling…