Laser eye surgery is performed using topical anaesthetic. There is no need for a general anaesthetic as the topical drops themselves are sufficient to basically completely anaesthetize the cornea and that is the area where all the treatment is being done. On top of that the patient actually needs to be awake, they need to be alert so that they can respond to the surgeon’s commands and in a sense look in the right direction toward certain target points which will facilitate their treatment and make it more reliable….
We’ve noticed that one of the most popular pages on our website is about laser eye surgery costs. So, we’ve decided to conduct a comparison of fees that range across the laser eye service providers to provide some context about this subject. Understand some of the specific factors that create confusion in laser eye surgery pricing across clinics….
In recent years, the choice of binning the specs seems a far more attractive notion, with the increase of successful statistical results reported and development of the laser technology, it is not surprising that thousands of people in the UK choose laser eye surgery year after year. Although these numbers are convincing, thousands of people choose to have laser eye surgery for benefits that have little to do with laser eye surgery statistics….
In this video laser eye surgeon Mr Glenn Carp, explains the laser eye surgery process at the London Vision Clinic….
PRK or photo-refractive keratectomy was the first vision correction procedure to use excimer lasers and grew out of the pioneering scalpel-based refractive surgery. The procedure is most suited to patients with unusually thin or flat corneas….
Surgeon Glenn Carp explains the two main laser eye surgery areas, PRK (LASEK) and LASIK. Both treatments are available at the London Vision Clinic, offering the same results. However, some patients may need to consider having PRK / LASEK… Mr Carp explains why……
In this post, we share some of the most common questions we hear from patients in regards to results after laser eye surgery….
Common Questions About Eye Treatments at London Vision Clinic At London Vision Clinic, we are proud to be one of the leading Laser Eye Surgery clinics in the world – but we also offer a range of other eye treatments, from Clear Lens Exchange to Cataract Surgery. In this article, we’re answering some common questions about all of our eye treatments and linking to articles where you can find more information. What is LASIK? LASIK – an abbreviation of laser-assisted…
Lasik surgery is one of the most widely used type of laser eye surgery, although its safe precision and rapid healing time, there are 5 myths that exist about the surgery. Optometry is said to grow over the next decade and referred to being one of the 50 best careers of 2011….
What is Wavefront-Guided LASIK? If you’ve been considering having Laser Eye Surgery to correct your refractive error, you may have set out to do some research on the topic. If this is the case, it is likely that you have come across more jargon than your sanity can deal with – and one of the unfamiliar words that you might now be wondering about is ‘wavefront’. So, what is wavefront and what does it have to do with Laser Eye…