Side Effect: Fluctuating vision

Side Effect: Fluctuating vision Laser Eye Surgery is one of the safest and most commonly performed surgeries in the world. Even though the procedure has only been around commercially since the latter part of the 20th century, its impressive results and huge advancement over others forms of vision correction has caused it to skyrocket in popularity and spread rapidly across the globe. Today, over 15,000 people in the UK alone are having Laser Eye Surgery each year, and thanks to…

Side effect: Glare

Side effect: Glare In the first few moments after Laser Eye surgery, you eagerly look up towards the clock on the far wall or down at your watch and quickly realise you can see the hands ticking around, clearly and vividly. After a few days you settle into your new vision and start fully enjoying your life of greater visual acuity. Sometimes you forget for a moment and go to reach for your glasses or contacts, while at others, you…

Finding a good LASIK surgeon

Finding a good LASIK surgeon You want to find a good LASIK surgeon. Of course you do. You wouldn’t trust your eyesight in the hands of anyone who was considered anything less. But what does it actually mean to be a good laser eye surgeon? Does being a qualified doctor and having some experience, and maybe a name badge, make them so? Or does them having a special this-week-only offer do the trick? The reality is many people are unaware…

Low price can mean older technology

Low Price Can Mean Older Technology Most of the time lower price means older technology. Many of you will recall a time when you’ve seen a new technology appear on the market and thought, “I’ll just wait until the newer version comes out and this one drops in price.” New car models, the latest smart phones and tablets, breakthrough fitness tech; in such rapidly changing markets you can guarantee you won’t be waiting long until the latest models are yesterdays…

Side Effect: Dry eyes

Side Effect: Dry eyes Many think Laser Eye Surgery will bring a tear to the eye, but in actual fact it can often do the opposite. Laser Eye Surgery, like most forms of treatments, comes with a risk of experiencing side effects. Thankfully, these are relatively minor and tend to last no longer than a few weeks or months. With only a handful of side effects to contend with, surgeons are adept at managing them and reducing their chances of…

Risk of vision loss wearing contact lens as a result of an infection is higher than from LASIK

Risk of vision loss wearing contact lens as a result of an infection is higher than from LASIK For many, contact lenses offer a welcome relief from the inconveniences of glasses—at least at first. The main selling point of contacts, the fact that they actually sit on the eye, brings a host of benefits including higher visual clarity, greater practicality, and a certain level of inconspicuousness, but it also comes at a cost. Unbeknownst to contact wearers as they revel…

Post-LASIK patients risk of halos and starbursts around bright lights at night

Post-LASIK patients risk of halos and starbursts around bright lights at night Nobody wants side effects as a result of a treatment—whether they are intended or not. But the reality is with almost all forms of medicine and surgery there comes a chance of experiencing side effects and the same applies to Laser Eye Surgery. If that’s the case, then the best you can do is to be aware of what those side effects are, how commonly they occur, and…

Does Your Surgeon Have a Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery?

Does Your Surgeon Have a Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery? We’ve talked a lot about the lack of regulation in the Laser Eye Surgery industry and how to choose a good clinic or surgeon. But don’t you wish there was one quick and simple way to instantly draw a line between which clinics to avoid, and which clinics to go for? You’re in luck. The Royal College Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery The Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery is an…

Avoid Being Seduced By Cheap Laser Eye Surgery Deals

Avoid Being Seduced By Cheap Laser Eye Surgery Deals Everybody loves a bargain. But when it comes to any form of elective surgery, price should never be the first thing you look out for. We have a funny relationship with money. Just yesterday when I was out doing the shopping, a new, cheaper brand of a type of product I buy every week caught my eye. As it was marginally less than the one I usually go for (and love),…

Laser Eye Surgery results FAQ

Laser Eye Surgery results FAQ If you’re looking for our results, you can review the London Vision Clinic’s statistical results and patient reviews. Can I go blind after Laser Eye Surgery? To watch Mr. Glenn Carp answer this question in a video click here. Essentially, no. Technically there is an exceedingly small risk of blindness with laser eye surgery but it is lower than the risk of wearing monthly contact lenses for one year, so a risk that everyone seems to…