8 reasons a high staff to patient ratio makes a difference

8 Reasons a High Staff to Patient Ratio makes a Difference When was the last time someone sat you down and asked you a series of personal questions about your life? For me, it was yesterday. You might assume that this was an uncomfortable conversation but, in reality, it was quite the opposite. Unsatisfied with the care of my GP, I tracked down a medical herbalist near where I live, situated a few miles away along the winding narrow lanes…

Thank you for giving us a 5-star rating on Trust Pilot

Thank you for giving us a 5-star rating on Trustpilot Laser Eye Surgery is not simply a procedure, and as such, it should be treated as an ongoing journey. When a patient leaves our clinic on the day of the procedure, they might think that this is the end of our relationship – and if they had opted for a different clinic, they might be right! But not here at London Vision Clinic. While this day might mark the beginning…

Guides: The “Do’s and Don’t’s” of Eye Drops

The “Do’s and Don’t’s” of Eye Drops The typical day in this modern era in which we live no doubt has a vast array of benefits. Everything you need is available at the touch of a button. All you have to do is whip out your laptop or phone and, within a matter of minutes, you have ordered your groceries! And yet, this screen-dominated life does have its drawbacks. It’s a sad fact that today, many of our eyes are…

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…

Should I expect both eyes to heal at the same rate?

Should I expect both eyes to heal at the same rate? Over the last few decades, Laser Eye Surgery has become the most popular elective surgery in the world. This achievement has been largely influenced by the relative simplicity of the procedure. As with any good design, it takes tools and knowledge which are inherently complex – in this case, state-of-the-art lasers and the human eye – to form something that is accessible, effective, and can be enjoyed by all….

ReLEx SMILE: The latest Innovation in Laser Eye Surgery

ReLEx SMILE: The latest innovation in Laser Eye Surgery The last few decades have brought a whole host of technological innovations that have improved almost every aspect of our lives. Almost everything is easier today than it was 40 years ago, from watching TV to planning a holiday. But many of the most important innovations of our time have improved healthcare and surgical techniques. Patients are now experiencing fewer complications, faster recovery times, and shorter hospital stays – and patients…

How long after laser eye surgery can I watch TV?

How long after laser eye surgery can I watch TV? When you think of someone recovering from surgery, you picture them in a hospital bed or lying on the couch in their dressing gown, indulging in a family-size chocolate bar and passively consuming the joy that is day-time TV. There’s nothing quite like a rowdy episode of Love Island or a tour of extravagant holiday homes in Andalusia to help you forget about your current situation. But what about if it’s…

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 you excited and remind you that you are doing something incredibly important and that the decision is not to…

Is there a waiting list for consultations?

Is there a waiting list for consultations? It wasn’t easy, but you’ve finally come to the decision you want to have Laser Eye Surgery. You’ve put in the hours of research, made numerous calls and visits to clinics, mulled over all the provided literature, and even made sure you have room for it in your schedule. But hold on a minute; there’s still one potentially lengthy and arduous part of the process that’s missing. This is the period between the…

Myopia is becoming the new normal

Myopia is becoming the new normal Many of us live in cities and work from a desk, so most day-to-day activities happen within a few feet of our faces. Being able to see anything further than a car approaching in the distance is essentially unnecessary. It’s no surprise, then, that rates of myopia have been soaring over recent years. According to a 2019 study in the Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science journal, more than 32 percent of the world’s population has myopia, otherwise known…