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Long term effects of Laser Eye Surgery

There’s no getting around the fact that Laser Eye Surgery is a pretty young procedure, with the first formal treatments being carried out around twenty-five years ago. So even though it rapidly exploded in popularity and over thirty million people have already received the treatment, no one has lived over a quarter of a decade with the results. This creates a bit of a sore point in the talk about the long terms effects of Laser Eye Surgery. Sure, experts can reference… Read more

Long term effects of 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?

Laser Eye Surgery risks

Search the web for Laser Eye Surgery and you’ll come across everything from tabloid articles titled THE PROCEDURE THAT RUINED MY LIFE to companies touting money-back guarantees if you don’t achieve perfect vision. This can be incredibly frustrating if you’re interested in Laser Eye Surgery and are simply trying to find out the facts: i.e. how risky the surgery is, the chances of complications, what the side effects are. On the one hand, you have stories indicating you should avoid the procedure at all… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery risks

What’s the recovery period for surgery like?

The typical recovery process after Laser Eye Surgery is surprisingly quick and trouble free. From the very first moments after the procedure, patients see significant improvements in their quality of vision, and as soon as the next day are back into their normal routine. But not everyone is lucky enough to have a typical recovery. In reality, the speed and smoothness of an individual’s journey back to full health varies according to things like age, health, the type of treatment, and the quality of the clinic.… Read more

What’s the recovery period for surgery like?

Our most popular posts of 2016

2016 was dominated by what’s been called “a political earthquake”. And when looking back, an earthquake is a fitting metaphor to describe the year as a whole. Brexit, chaotic weather, exploding smartphones, the Zika virus, explosions in airports, the death of stars and political legends, and, not forgetting, surprise reality star presidents. Many things happened in 2016 that shook the world to its core. But aside from the tragedies and political upsets, there was also a seismic wave of incredible achievements, technological… Read more

Our most popular posts of 2016

Quick guide: Laser Eye Surgery recovery

Which part of the body heals the fastest? How about the skin: the largest organ in the body and our outer barrier to the world that has to endure scratching, scrapes, cuts, abrasions, burns, and a whole heap of abuse every day. Or what about something like the liver? Our largest internal organ that never stops filtering blood, supporting the digestive system, and detoxifying the barrage of chemicals and toxins we pound it with. Well, although superficial scrapes on the skin can heal… Read more

Quick guide: Laser Eye Surgery recovery

Laser Eye Surgery results FAQ

To watch Mr. Glenn Carp answer this question in a video click here. Realistically, the chance of going blind from Laser Eye Surgery, using today’s technology, is about the same as the chance of dying in a plane crash — roughly 1 in 5 million. Click here for a video answering this common Laser Eye Surgery question.  The following is our recommended activity schedule for patients who have had LASIK: Immediately after surgery Be very careful to avoid any activity that could lead… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery results FAQ

How long after Laser Eye Surgery will I have to wait to fly? [VIDEO]

We want to ensure your safe and successful recovery after Laser Eye Surgery. What’s more, we wouldn’t want to deny you a trip away due to complication in your recovery, and so, we have only the most comprehensive and detailed aftercare regimes in place. Part of our world-leading Laser Eye Surgery aftercare involves giving you medicated eye drops to protect your eyes against infection, and also night-time shields that you can wear for seven nights after your Laser Eye Surgery to make sure you don’t… Read more

How long after Laser Eye Surgery will I have to wait to fly? [VIDEO]