Laser Eye Surgery Blog

4 Up close & personal accounts of Laser Eye Surgery

When thinking about having Laser Eye Surgery, it can seem like you’re the only person in the world who know’s what you’re going through: the arduous task of choosing a clinic; ongoing hesitations over the cost; endless questions about the procedure. And with this being just the tip of the iceberg, it’s easy to feel like all the hassle isn’t really worth it. That is until you remember, you’re not alone. Around the world, millions of people have been through the process… Read more

4 Up close & personal accounts of Laser Eye Surgery

Why are independent reviews so useful?

It’s Friday night, and instead of hitting the usual dinner spot you and your partner decide to try somewhere new. But rather than strolling up and down the streets of Marylebone, casually browsing menus, peering through windows, and trying desperately not to start an argument, you reach for your phone. You call one of your friends, the who shares similar tastes and reckons themselves a bit of a food critic (we all have one). Or, like most of us, you take the… Read more

Why are independent reviews so useful?

How quickly should you expect to return to doing normal stuff after treatment?

What would be the first thing you’d do after having Laser Eye Surgery? Head down to the coast for a weekend break? Take a hike in the Cotswolds and enjoy the scenery in all its glory? Or maybe finally book that skydive or adventure sports holiday? Yeah, they’re all nice ideas, but let’s get real. It’s more likely you’ll dive back into a work project, head down to your favourite bar for a few drinks with friends, or curl up on the sofa and… Read more

How quickly should you expect to return to doing normal stuff after treatment?

Can I talk to a patient who has had Laser Eye Surgery?

It doesn’t matter how many people have had Laser Eye Surgery in the past, there’s always new questions being asked: “Can I do a presentation straight after the surgery?” “What happens if I get cramp during the procedure?” “I know I’m not supposed to wear perfume on the day, but what about Chanel?” Sometimes they can be answered with a simple yes or no, other times they require a little more explaining. But a lot of the time they can’t be resolved by either.… Read more

Can I talk to a patient who has had Laser Eye Surgery?

Is Laser Eye Surgery painful?

When it comes to pain, we all have different ideas about how much we can tolerate. Some people believe they are tough, both physically and mentally, suggesting having a tattoo doesn’t hurt and that they’re able to deal with pretty much anything that comes their way. Others accept they’re just plain wimps — passing out at even the sight of blood and avoiding anything that could cause emotional distress. But all these ideas often come crashing down when we find ourselves in the… Read more

Is Laser Eye Surgery painful?

Drinking after LASIK

In the hours and days after having Laser Eye Surgery, you’re sure to feel like celebrating. Suddenly the troubles you’ve put up with for so long have vanished, and you’re able to see the world with greater clarity and with greater freedom. Each morning you awake to the surprise that you no longer need to fiddle with contact lenses or fumble for your glasses to start your day. There are no longer any restrictions on which activities and sports you can engage with,… Read more

Drinking after LASIK

How should I prepare for LASIK Laser Eye Surgery?

You’ve done your background research, found a great clinic, confirmed you’re eligible for treatment, and now you’re well on your way to a life of greater vision. At this stage, many practical questions start to crop up—everything from the length of the treatment and what clothes you should wear, to how you should get home from the clinic and how long you need to take off work. It’s also natural to start feeling apprehensive about the procedure itself. Will everything go to… Read more

How should I prepare for LASIK Laser Eye Surgery?