Can SMILE Laser Eye Surgery Treat Short-Sightedness?

Can SMILE Eye Surgery Treat short-sightedness? In recent years, almost every part of life has benefited from incredible technological advances that make our lives easier, safer, and more enjoyable. In no area are these developments more important than the medical industry. That’s why, at London Vision Clinic, we not only utilise but contribute to the development of the most cutting-edge solutions in Laser Eye Surgery. Our Harley Street clinic was one of the first in the world to offer ReLEx…

Laser Eye Surgery for Long-Sightedness

Laser Eye Surgery for Long Sightedness For those of us that are short-sighted, it can often be tempting to wish for the other side of the coin. Surely, long-sightedness must be preferable? I wouldn’t have to worry about looking in the mirror and becoming concerned with wrinkles, spots, or the bags under my eyes – I wouldn’t be able to see them! In my naïveté, I may also assume that long-sightedness would make it easier to block out distractions or…

Laser Eye Surgery for long sight

Laser Eye Surgery for long sight (hyperopia) I don’t know about you, but I always struggle to remember if I am short or long-sighted. Like many people, I know for sure that I’m one or the other, but the terms are so easily confused with each other — not to mention their numerous other names and medical terms — that I very often forget. If you’re like me, here’s a little reminder to jog your memory: If you’re better at…

Understanding your prescription

Understanding your prescription You’ve just had an eye exam, and your optometrist or ophthalmologist has given you a new glasses prescription, full of all the measurements you need to attain clear and comfortable vision. They may have told you you’re short or long-sighted, or that you have astigmatism, but when you look at your prescription, it doesn’t simply say “long-sighted”. Rather, there are an array of abbreviations with decimal numbers, pluses and minuses, and strange symbols underneath. Little did you…