How long after laser eye surgery can I watch TV?

How Long After Laser Eye Surgery can I Watch TV? What do you imagine when you think of a patient recovering from surgery? It probably involves a person lying in a hospital bed or on their sofa at home indulging in various comfort foods while passively absorbing the latest must-watch series or watching repeats on Dave. I mean, is there anything better than a rowdy episode of Love Island or a gripping Scandinavian murder mystery to help transport you away…

About Laser Eye Treatment At London Vision Clinic

Common Questions About Laser Eye Treatment at London Vision Clinic When toying with the idea of having Laser Eye Surgery, there will likely be a huge number of questions and concerns whizzing around your head. This is only natural – I mean, we all want to know as much as we can when it comes the to the health and safety of our eyes. That’s why we’ve put together this guide: to answer all of the most common questions about…

What is IntraLase and is it Better Than Conventional Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

IntraLase is the terminology given to one of the laser machines, which is used to create a flap in the cornea. The technology group that it falls under is called a femtosecond laser. There are approximately six different types of femtosecond lasers in the world today, of which IntraLase is one of them. The way these lasers work is that instead of making a cut in the eye to create the flap is that they create a bubble there at a programmed depth within the cornea. …

Using LASEK / PRK Eye Surgery to Treat Your Eye Condition [VIDEO]

Using LASEK/PRK Eye Surgery to Treat Your Eye Condition If you have done any research at all into Laser Eye Surgery, you will probably have noticed that the profession is not averse to an abbreviation or two. Well, that’s kind of an understatement: between LASEK/PRK, LASIK, ReLEx SMILE – the truth is, you can’t get more than two minutes into your research without coming across at least one. While these abbreviations are obviously designed to replace complicated words that the…

Laser Eye Surgery Explained: As Seen on TED [VIDEO]

Laser Eye Surgery Explained: As Seen on TED Laser Eye Surgery is undeniably a modern medical procedure that involves high-spec technology and tools; however, you might be surprised to learn that the procedure as we know it today actually roots back to 1948 when Spanish ophthalmologist José Ignacio Barraquer Moner resolved to find a better alternative to external visual aids. Barraquer Moner believed that he could solve visual errors within the eye itself, allowing those with blurry vision to ditch…

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….

What Should I Do to Prepare For Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

Prior to the actual procedure itself there is not much the patient really needs to do to prepare themselves for the actual treatment. We ask people on the day of the treatment to avoid any cologne or perfumes as well as hairspray, for ladies to remove any eye makeup and mascara, eyeliner, and eye shadow and also to avoid any woollen clothing to be worn during the actual procedure….

How To Choose A Laser Eye Surgery Clinic [VIDEO]

How To Choose A Laser Eye Surgery Clinic [VIDEO] Making the decision to have Laser Eye Surgery can be a daunting one – no matter how safe and effective the treatment is. When it comes to our eyes, you understandably want to be as informed as possible about the procedure – not least to answer just some of the countless questions whirling around your head: “Which clinic is the best?”; “How much will it cost?”; “Which treatment is right for…

[VIDEO] Understanding the Evolution of Laser Eye Surgery: How Does it Work?

Understanding the Evolution of Laser Eye Surgery: How Does it Work? In the modern world that we all find ourselves in – wandering around with masterpieces of modern technology tucked in our pockets; with the potential to have life-changing surgery at our fingertips – it can be easy to distance ourselves from our history. I mean, can you imagine a time when you couldn’t ask ‘Google’ to answer a fleeting and inconsequential query at least five times a day? A…

Post-LASIK patients risk of halos and starbursts around bright lights at night

Post-LASIK patients risk of halos and starbursts around bright lights at night Side effects are never a wanted accompaniment to any type of treatment – whether expected or not. But the reality is that side effects occur with almost all kinds of medical and surgical treatments – and the same applies to Laser Eye Surgery. Therefore, it is always best to be aware of what you can expect when you have treatment. For example, what are the common side effects and…