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Flying after Laser Eye Surgery: Dos and Don’ts

I love travelling. But for most of my life, wherever possible, I’ve done everything I can to avoid doing it by air. From packing to picking up the bags, there’s not one single moment of it I enjoy. And that’s before considering airport security, the delays, and the basketball player sitting on the plane in the seat behind. So even if it meant taking a 12-hour bus ride in the sweltering heat or three tuk-tuks, a boat, and a train to avoid… Read more

Flying after Laser Eye Surgery: Dos and Don’ts

The Do’s and Don’ts Of Wearing Make Up Before & After Laser Eye Surgery

One of the most common questions that doctors receive about Laser Eye Surgery, is, “When can I wear makeup again?” Rather than being vain and unimportant, it’s actually a great question that’s crucial to both the safety and smoothness of your treatment and recovery. Joking aside, though, Laser Eye Surgery is a surgical procedure, and that means there are certain precautions you need to take before, during, and after the treatment to ensure you reach the desired outcome without any setbacks or… Read more

The Do’s and Don’ts Of Wearing Make Up Before & After Laser Eye Surgery

10 Things To Do That Are Miles Better Without Wearing Glasses

Like having a baby or dropping 10 stone, there are some things in life that you simply don’t know what they’re going to be like until you go ahead and do them. Getting rid of your glasses is one of them. From admiring yourself in size ten pants and noticing the little signs of a baby getting older, to appreciating the details of a sunrise and reading this article, good vision is a prerequisite for everything meaningful. When your vision is great,… Read more

10 Things To Do That Are Miles Better Without Wearing Glasses

What’s The Secret To Great LASIK Surgery Aftercare?

Trust is vital no matter what area of your body or health you’re dealing with. But with Laser Eye Surgery being more widely available than almost any other medical treatment, this statement is ever truer when it comes to fixing your eyes. But when we talk about trust, we don’t just mean you have a “good feeling” about the clinic or surgeon. We mean they have a proven track record of treating patients with your prescription, that they use the latest technology… Read more

What’s The Secret To Great LASIK Surgery Aftercare?

What Can You Do To Reduce Dry Eyes

Irritated, itchy, and dry. That’s how millions of people around the world would describe the condition of their eyes on a daily basis. If this sounds familiar, then you may not only have an inconvenient and uncomfortable situation on your hands but something more serious to your vision and long-term eye health. This is dry eye syndrome or keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS). And although it’s affecting an increasing number of people, it’s still often brushed off or misdiagnosed, leaving many without proper treatment and care for… Read more

What Can You Do To Reduce Dry Eyes

SMILE vs LASIK: What’s the difference?

Chances are it’s happened to you. You asked a friend to recommend you a film, and without hesitation, they came out with a name you didn’t recognise; one they claim is up there with the best of the year — a “must see” that they guarantee you will love. In fact, they were sitting on the edge of their seat throughout the whole thing. And when the twist at the end came, it was the last thing they ever expected. Before they gave… Read more

SMILE vs LASIK: What’s the difference?

What post-operative care you should expect after Laser Eye Surgery

It’s the weeks leading up to Laser Eye Surgery when you put the extra time in to make sure you’re fully prepared for the procedure and it fits nicely into your life. And most people believe that, once the treatment comes, all of that is over, and you’re free to enjoy the results and get back to your normal routine. But the process doesn’t end as soon as you hop out of the chair. What comes after Laser Eye Surgery is just… Read more

What post-operative care you should expect after Laser Eye Surgery

Wearing false eyelashes after Laser Eye Surgery

The most frequently asked questions about Laser Eye Surgery may surprise you. Of course, you’ve got all the ones you’d expect: ‘How long does the procedure take? What are the chances of something going wrong? When can I drive and get back to work?’  But once they get out the way, then there’s a whole other bunch that come out, having been held back out of fear of sounding silly or discovering something uncomfortable. ‘Will anything actually touch my eye? Will the treatment… Read more

Wearing false eyelashes after Laser Eye Surgery

Can you fly after Laser Eye Surgery?

If Laser Eye Surgery was known for one thing, it would probably be convenience. Or quality. Or efficiency. Okay, so it’s hard to say just one thing, Laser Eye Surgery being known for everything from safety to comfort. But I say convenience for good reason. Most of the time someone chooses to have Laser Eye Surgery, it’s because they’re tired of the endless inconveniences of glasses and contact lenses, especially at times like going abroad or on holiday… Remembering to pack enough pairs of contacts for… Read more

Can you fly after Laser Eye Surgery?

What causes halos after LASIK?

You’re not going to be walking around with a glowing ring floating over your head, but after having Laser Eye Surgery you are likely to experience another type of halo. Halos are a form of glare that temporarily affects vision after Laser Eye Surgery. They occur mainly at night and in low light conditions, appearing as bright circles around light sources such as headlights or a street lamps. Not so much a side effect in the most common sense of the word… Read more

What causes halos after LASIK?

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