When Can I Drive After Laser Eye Surgery Treatment? [VIDEO]

When Can I Drive After Laser Eye Surgery Treatment? [VIDEO] When having any kind of surgery, it is only natural to consider the aftermath. How long until you are able to get back to your normal routine? Well, let’s take a look at some examples. After having your gall bladder removed, you’ll be looking at around two weeks before you can get back to your everyday life. For knee surgery, I’m afraid it’s more like six weeks. And a hip…

Can any laser eye surgeon guarantee 20/20 vision? [VIDEO]

Can Any Laser Eye Surgeon Guarantee 20/20 Vision? When you think of good vision, the chances are a couple of numbers will pop into your head. Have you guessed which numbers we’re talking about? You have no doubt heard a friend, family member, or simply someone off the telly brag about their 20/20 vision, right? But, while many of us have heard of these numbers, we may not all know what ’20/20′ actually means? 20/20 vision has become the renowned…

How long does Laser Eye Surgery last?

How Long Does Laser Eye Surgery Results Last? Have you ever glanced down when you’re wandering the aisles and contemplated the various creams, lotions, vitamins and potions in your shopping basket? Ever wondered what the last anti-ageing product you will buy would be? Surely, with all the talk and promises of products that can halt – and even reverse – the signs of ageing, surely one day, there will be a magic pill or cream that can leave even the…

Laser Eye Surgery: Why is SMILE such a good option?

Why is SMILE such a good option? For a long time, LASIK was considered by many to be the King of Laser Eye Surgery – the gold standard. While this is still true for many patients today, being the most popular treatment for common conditions such as short- and long-sightedness, the newest form of Laser Eye Surgery – ReLEx SMILE – is revolutionising the industry. Advanced technology and techniques now mean that London Vision Clinic is now able to offer…

What are the long-term effects of Laser Eye Surgery?

What are the long-term effects of Laser Eye Surgery? Not many medical treatments in this world are permanent fixes. Despite the impressive rate of medical innovation in recent years, the vast majority of treatment options still focus on symptom management. For example, medical equipment like glasses and crutches offer us temporary relief. Similarly, drugs may rid us of illness for a short while, yet they only get a hold on serious or chronic conditions with continual use. Not even invasive…

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Macular Degeneration? [video]

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery if I Have Macular Degeneration? The leading cause of sight loss in the UK, macular degeneration, is a common visual condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Although often considered age-related, macular degeneration is a genetic condition that can affect anyone at any time. Macular degeneration comes in two types, “early” or “dry” (the most common), which involves the thinning of the retina, and “exudative” or “wet”, which involves normal blood vessels growing underneath…

Why Summer After Laser Eye Surgery is So Much Better

Why Summer After Laser Eye Surgery is So Much Better What comes to mind when you think of summer? The smell of freshly cut grass, the sound of waves crashing, afternoons spent barbecuing with the family or whole evenings outside drinking wine and chatting with friends? When you’re a glasses or contacts wearer, these images of summer are nothing more than idealistic fantasies. The reality is, your best time of the year is more likely consumed by fighting off allergies…

What is The Likelihood of Needing an Enhancement? [video]

Most patients after the treatment do not require an enhancement. In general speaking terms, the higher your original prescription the more likelihood, there may be some drift in refraction as part of the healing response. Patients are not able to control the healing response. Therefore it is not down to the individual to cause the eyes to drift but more from the actual eye itself. …

Laser Eye Surgery really is transformational

Laser eye surgery really is transformational When you hear that Laser Eye Surgery is performed over fifteen thousands times every year in just the UK, it’s difficult to really get a sense of what that means. That’s thousands of people’s who’ve had their lives transformed in pretty much an instant. Young and old people, mothers and daughters, charity workers and CEOs; they all suffered in one form or another from poor vision, and Laser Eye Surgery was able to help them…

8 Way’s Your Life Will Change After Laser Eye Surgery

8 Way’s Your Life Will Change After Laser Eye Surgery You know it can improve your sight, but what would your life actually be like on a day-to-day basis after having Laser Eye Surgery? Like anything, it’s hard to know until you actually go and do it. But with our list of eight ways your life will change after going from glasses or contacts to Laser Eye Surgery, you can get a pretty good idea. 1. You don’t need a kit…