Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Glasses vs contacts vs surgery

If you want to improve your vision, you have three choices: glasses, contacts, or Laser Eye Surgery. And listed from the smallest to the largest commitment, most people progress through them in that order — over many, many stress and pain-filled years. But this guide is here to save you the time and hassle. With our reviews of each, you’ll be able to make a well-informed decision today. In not decades but minutes, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge to enjoy your years… Read more

Glasses vs contacts vs surgery

Lasik lasek prk smile … what do they all mean?

Laser Eye Surgery is one of those things many people shut down without a second thought. At first glance when initially looking into the idea of Laser Eye Surgery, it can be quite overwhelming with many things to consider including the various abbreviations of treatments: PRK, LASEK, LASIK, and SMILE. We think it’s pretty simple, knowledge is key. The cornea — the transparent window of the eye — is made up of three main sections: the epithelium, stroma, and endothelium. The epithelial tissue… Read more

Lasik lasek prk smile … what do they all mean?

Laser eye treatments for over 50s

Over the last two decades, Laser Eye Surgery has come on leaps and bounds to reach a point where effective vision correction treatments are nearly available for people of all ages and prescriptions. In the past, this standard of care was only available to specific cohorts of patients, with those over a certain age or with less common conditions ineligible for treatment. This was understandable as the technology was still in its infancy, but today, after years of advancing laser and safety systems, the… Read more

Laser eye treatments for over 50s

What’s the difference between PRK, LASIK And ReLEx SMILE Laser Eye Surgery?

The three main types of modern Laser Eye Surgery are PRK, LASIK and ReLEx SMILE. All three treatments are quite similar, in that they’re all performed on the cornea; however, there are several important differences. Sit back and watch as expert laser eye surgeon Mr. Glenn Carp sheds a little light on what these differences are how each of the Laser Eye Surgery techniques alter the shape of the eye. ReLEx SMILE is the latest generation of Laser Eye Surgery, co-invented by Prof… Read more

What’s the difference between PRK, LASIK And ReLEx SMILE Laser Eye Surgery?