Conditions That May Make You Unsuitable For Laser Eye Surgery Thanks to advancements in expertise and technology in recent years, more people than ever before are now suitable for Laser Eye Surgery. However, there are some factors that may affect your eligibility for treatment. On this page, we’ll be taking a look at some of the most common questions regarding conditions that may make you unsuitable for Laser Eye Surgery. Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Diabetes?…
The patients who have underlying systemic lupus erythematosus may be candidates for laser eye surgery. SLE, as it is known, is an inflammatory condition of the body….
What does it mean to have “normal” vision? Why are two different sets of numbers used to describe it? Mr. Carp explains, “The main concern of having 6/6 vision or 20/20 vision really comes from whether you are based in the United Kingdom or you are based in America. It is really just to do with feet and metres. 6/6 means you see at 6 metres what an average person can see at 6 metres and 20/20 is equivalent in feet, 20 feet versus 20 feet.” Read more about the way visual acuity is measured and what it means for laser eye surgery….
In this video, Professor Dan Reinstein of the London Vision Clinic, explains takes you under the hood of the Carl Zeiss VisuMax Femtosecond laser technology. It is used to perform refractive and LASIK laser eye surgery….
Over 98% of hyperopia patients achieve “20/32″ vision – better eyesight than the UK driving standard of 20/40. Many clinics around the world today are still not able to treat into the high ranges of long-sightedness, find out how London Vision Clinic differ in results for treating hyperopic patients….
LASEK is a procedure very similar to PRK, it is a relatively new procedure and similar to LASIK, except with LASEK a corneal flap cut is from the protective tissue layer over the eye….
Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Night Vision Disturbances? Traditionally, Laser Eye Surgery has had some limitations which meant that certain patients were unsuitable for treatment. This may have been due to the extent of their prescription, the thickness of the corneas, or the presence of certain health conditions. But while some of these limitations may remain, advancements in technology and expertise mean that more people are now suitable for treatment than ever before – including those…
When a patient is looking to have laser eye surgery, it is very important that they are looking at the clinic’s results but much more importantly than looking at the general results outcome….
Keloid scarring is found to have no influence on laser eye surgery results. The over production of collagen tissue found in scars on the skin keloid formation has not been shown to be affected in the healing process within the cornea.
Mr Glenn Carp explains the alternatives available in improving reading vision. While laser blended vision is designed to boost one’s reading and maintain one’s distance, there are lot of other techniques that can be used….