Where does the laser eye treatment take place?

Where does the laser eye treatment take place? Depending on which Laser Eye Surgery clinic you go to, whether it’s a high street provider, private hospital, or independent clinic, exactly where your procedure takes place will differ. There are several commonalities, though. For instance, it’s sure to resemble an operating theatre, house various pieces of medical equipment and apparatus, and, hopefully, be home to a friendly and expert laser eye surgeon. You may be thinking apart from that, what more…

Can I cancel on the day if I’m too nervous?

Can I cancel on the day if I’m too nervous? For some people, nerves are a big part of their Laser Eye Surgery journey. In fact, as the number one reason people decide not to have Laser Eye Surgery, nerves can be their only experience with the idea and the single determining factor between a life of greater vision and a life stuck with inferior glasses or contacts. Coming across a comment in an online forum, dragging up an old…

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 play a huge role in our lives. They dictate everything from how we see the world and interact with other people to how we navigate from place to place and keep ourselves out of harms way. So, when the two incredibly intricate globular organs are due for an upgrade via Laser Eye Surgery, there’s no doubt you’ll feel a little uneasy. Having your vision…

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 you 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…

Fear: the elephant in the room for laser eye surgeons

Fear: the elephant in the room for laser eye surgeons It’s hard to ignore the look of dread on someone’s face. And when that face is attached to a trembling patient standing in front of you, it’s even harder to ignore. For the surgeon, it could be their ten-thousandth time performing Laser Eye Surgery, but for the patient, it’s usually always their first. The machines, processes, and actions are all new. Even the smells are unfamiliar and strange to the…

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

Should I expect both eyes to heal at the same rate? Laser Eye Surgery is one of the simplest surgical treatments in the world. Like any good design, it takes things which are inherently complex—ultraviolet lasers and the human eye—to form something that is so simple it can be accessible, effective, and enjoyed by all. Today, Laser Eye Surgery is a hugely popular procedure around the world—particularly in the UK and the US where it is one of the most…

How long is Laser Eye Surgery recovery?

How long is Laser Eye Surgery recovery? Most of the time when we hear the word surgery, one of the first things that come to mind is a long, tedious recovery process. Images of spending days if not weeks or months in bed, missing important events of family or friends, and falling behind on critical projects at work seep into our minds. Thankfully, in the case of Laser Eye Surgery, this couldn’t be any further from the truth. In fact,…

How long will I need to take off work?

How long will I need to take off work after Laser Eye Surgery? Your eyes have an incredible defence and healing power. They filter out dust and dirt, heal scratches within a matter of hours, and recover and adapt to adjustments made during Laser Eye Surgery in a very short time. For us, that means little down time moping around the house and more time enjoying our new improved vision. In fact, in as little as 24 hours after Laser…

How should I choose a provider for my vision correction

How should I choose a provider for my vision correction I spend way too much of life making decisions. Choosing between brands of tinned tomatoes; picking the right hotel to stay in; deciding whether to go through town or take the motorway to try to skip the traffic. So you can imagine when it comes to a big decision like buying a house or choosing a Laser Eye Surgery provider, things gets a little more complicated. With the seemingly endless…

How long after the consultation can I have treatment

How long after the consultation can I have treatment? Your Laser Eye Surgery journey will vary slightly from that of others, but there are five fundamental steps in the process that everyone will go through. These five steps are: Initial contact with the clinic, the consultation and assessment, the treatment itself, the aftercare regime, and the post-treatment period of enjoying greater vision. In the first step of initiating contact with a clinic, you’ll have a brief conversation about the surgery…