Common Questions: Does SMILE Laser Eye Surgery hurt?

Does SMILE Laser Eye Surgery hurt? It might be surprising to hear that, in our experience, the worst part of Laser Eye Surgery always comes before the actual treatment. After all, Laser Eye Surgery involves lasers… and our eyes. Pretty scary, right? But it is important to remember that Laser Eye Surgery is the most commonly performed elective surgery in the world. If your surgeon is qualified and experienced, there really is very little to worry about. Yet, as with…

Is Laser Eye Surgery painful?

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’re tough, suggesting they could walk on burning coals 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 even a hint of emotional distress. But whatever ideas you have about pain…

Common unsubstantiated myths and misinformation about LASIK eye surgery

Common unsubstantiated myths and misinformation about LASIK eye surgery Laser Eye Surgery may leave you with permanent side effects and a reduction in your overall quality of vision, or even worse, a lack of vision altogether. At least that’s what will happen according to the tabloids and dated entries on obscure online forums. Going by the facts: the experiences of previous patients, the rigorous clinical data, and the results of clinics all around the world, and it’s a whole other story….

About Laser Eye Treatment At London Vision Clinic

Common Questions About Laser Eye Treatment at London Vision Clinic Does Laser Eye Surgery hurt? The procedure itself is pain-free. With LASIK, you may experience a pressure sensation when the surgeon creates the corneal flap, and some discomfort or irritation for up to 24 hours after surgery. With PRK, you may experience irritation for one week or more after surgery. Because discomfort can occur in some patients during the healing phase, we provide pain relief medication in eye drop form…