Laser Eye Surgery vs Clear Lens Exchange (IOLs)

Laser Eye Surgery vs Clear Lens Exchange (IOLs) Working out whether to have Laser Eye Surgery or Clear Lens Exchange intra-ocular lens (IOL) procedure can be a tricky process. The two procedures both have their unique advantages, and they work in distinctly different ways. Whereas Clear Lens Exchange works by replacing the eye’s natural lens and is a common solution to cataracts, Laser Eye Surgery adjusts the eye’s natural lens and is considered a safer and more effective way to…

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…

Can Laser Eye Surgery treat Strabismus and squints? [VIDEO]

Strabismus or squints cannot be treated with laser eye surgery, as this is surgery that is required on the muscles around the eye. Laser eye surgery should have no bearing on a strabismus or a squint. It should not make the squint worse, it should not make it better. Occasionally, there may be a small residual refractive error after laser eye surgery, which may enhance the appearance of the squint but of course this can be managed either with further enhancement laser eye surgery or muscle surgery around the eye itself….

A New Reality with Man in the High Castle Writer Rob Williams

A New Reality with Man in the High Castle Writer Rob Williams Rob Williams is somewhat of an expert in alternate realities. The acclaimed screenwriter is one of the bright minds behind the first season of ‘Man in the High Castle’ — the hit Amazon drama loosely based on Philip K. Dick’s novel of the same name. In writing for the show, Rob helped piece together a reality in which Nazi Germany and Japan won WWII and took over the USA,…

ReLEx SMILE: The latest innovation in Laser Eye Surgery

ReLEx SMILE: The latest innovation in Laser Eye Surgery If you look at pretty much every field of surgery — cosmetic, restorative, dental, vascular — you’ll notice a few common trends. Thanks to an influx of technological advances and greater knowledge, more and more patients are enjoying fewer complications, less pain, quicker recovery times, and shorter hospital stays. These developments are revolutionising healthcare. And they’re all thanks to a new approach that replaces traditionally invasive, and often risky, open surgery…

Why We Strive to Be The Best

Why We Strive to Be The Best We would all like to be the best at something, whether it’s the best parent to your kids, the best brain surgeon in the country, or the best at making lasagne in your family. For us, it’s Laser Eye Surgery. And it wouldn’t be so silly to expect it would be the same for all the other clinics and providers in our industry, too. Especially for clinics like ours, founded by specialist eye surgeons…

8 Things you can’t do wearing contact lens

8 Things you can’t do wearing contact lenses When you first start wearing contact lenses, it can be like receiving your ticket to visual freedom — especially if you’ve worn glasses for a long time. But as the days and weeks and years pass, the reality of what you’ve bought into becomes all too clear. You start seeing how much of a hinderance contacts actually are, their benefits start to fade into the background, and you begin wondering if they’re…

We gotta love 1,000 independent reviews

We gotta love 1,000 independent reviews For a private clinic, we’ve had our fair share of recognition and notoriety over the years. We’ve been featured in national newspapers and appeared as experts on international TV, we’ve treated celebs like Phillip Schofield, Bonnie Tyler, and Dr. Pixie Mckenna, and we’re regularly considered by independent organisations as one of the best Laser Eye Surgery clinics in the world. We don’t say this to boast. The fact is, although all this praise and…

If he was alive today, would John Lennon have had Laser Eye Surgery?

If he was alive today, would John Lennon have had Laser Eye Surgery? What do Mahatma Gandhi, Buddy Holley, Sarah Palin, and John Lennon all have in common? They didn’t all lead India to freedom in their underwear. But they did have a significant impact on fashion, whether intentionally or unintentionally, thanks to their distinctive eyewear. Gandhi and his round metal-rimmed spectacles (and robes) caused him to have nearly as many style copycats as he had religious followers. Holly and his…

Glasses, Contacts, Laser Eye Surgery: Which One Suits My Lifestyle Best?

Glasses, Contacts, Laser Eye Surgery: Which One Suits My Lifestyle Best? You may think your glasses or contacts suit your lifestyle, but it’s more likely you’ve adapted your lifestyle to fit around them. When you decide to use corrective eyewear, you sign an invisible contract that puts certain limitations on what you can and can’t do. If you’ve lived most of your life under the constraints of one of these contracts, you may not even notice it anymore. Like working…