How quickly should you expect to return to doing normal stuff after treatment?

How quickly should you expect to return to doing normal stuff after treatment? What would be the first thing you’d do after having Laser Eye Surgery? Head down to the coast for a weekend break? Take a hike in the Cotswolds and enjoy the scenery in all its glory? Or maybe finally book that skydive or adventure sports holiday? Yeah, they’re all nice ideas, but let’s get real. It’s more likely you’ll dive back into a work project, head down to…

Laser Eye Surgery finance choices

Laser Eye Surgery finance choices   Napolean allegedly said we’re a nation of shopkeepers, suggesting that England’s riches and wealth was all thanks to good old commerce. And who can argue with that — as a nation, there’s nothing we love more than to shop. And so when it comes to hitting the high street or online stores to buy our goods and services, there’s certainly no shortage of options to help us do so. One of which that is rapidly growing…

How long after laser surgery can I watch TV?

How long after laser 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 family dispute on Jeremy Kyle or a tour of extravagant holiday homes in Andalusia to help you forget about your current situation. But what about if…

What is informed consent?

What is informed consent? Due to its popularity and incredibly short recovery time, it’s easy for clinics to gloss over the fact that Laser Eye Surgery is a highly complex surgical procedure. However, the reality is that, just like other surgical procedures, it comes with its own set of risks, chances of complications, and various terms and conditions that patients need to take into consideration. Fully understanding and agreeing to these conditions is the part of the Laser Eye Surgery…

An ophthalmic surgeon’s guide to Laser Eye Surgery

An ophthalmic surgeon’s guide to Laser Eye Surgery As specialists in the medical and surgical care of the eye, many ophthalmic surgeons go on to become experts in Laser Eye Surgery. The routes they take to get there, however, vary greatly in form and length; years of work in ophthalmology and patient care, membership and duty in professional organisations such as The British Society for Refractive Surgery (BSRS), the completion of clinical research programs and numerous specialist fellowships. Prof. Dan…

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. 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 and undulated hills of the Cumbrian countryside. Arriving at her home-based practice, according to the map and instructions…

How long after Laser Eye Surgery do I have to wait to have alcohol

How long after Laser Eye Surgery do I have to wait to have alcohol? If you’re a long-term glasses or contact lens wearer, Laser Eye Surgery is sure to change your life forever. For starters, you’ll be able to wake up and immediately see the world in sharp focus, without first having to search the house or scramble to get yourself in front of a mirror. Then there’s the limit of which activities and sports you can participate in, suddenly no longer…

Do I have to stop any medication prior to Laser Eye Surgery?

Do I have to stop any medication prior to Laser Eye Surgery? Along with lint, alcohol, and makeup, prescription medication can interfere with Laser Eye Surgery. Don’t worry too much, though; whereas all the other examples above need to be completely absent on the day of Laser Eye Surgery – including a sip of Dutch courage, a dash of Chanel perfume, or your favourite wool sweater – there are only a handful of medications that you need to avoid. However, this is where it gets a…

The importance of a rigorous screening program

The importance of a rigorous screening program Laser Eye Surgery uses cutting edge technology, is semi-automated, and can be performed in just a few minutes. It’s also one of the safest and most effective elective procedures around. In this way, it’s easy to think of Laser Eye Surgery as something you could have done on the high street on your lunch break. And in some places, they’ll be more than happy to do that for you. However, Laser Eye Surgery is…

Why does the price of laser eye treatment vary so much?

Why does the price of laser eye treatment vary so much? You know the feeling. You browse the shops on a Saturday afternoon and come across what you believe is an absolute bargain — a steal in fact. Hoping the assistant doesn’t realise the blatant mistake on the price tag, you approach the counter all inconspicuously and get out your money to pay. To your great surprise and delight, they don’t say a word. You rush home to try out…