Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Does SMILE Laser Eye Surgery hurt?

In our experience with patients, the worst part of Laser Eye Surgery always comes before the treatment. This is pretty much how it goes for most big events in your life, even those that do actually involve some level of pain. It’s the anxiety of sitting and waiting to speak in front of a room full of people. The sleepless nights worrying about starting a new job. The anticipation and fear of knowing in a few months you’ll have surgery. It’s ironic,… Read more

Does SMILE Laser Eye Surgery hurt?

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?

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. But with the internet being awash with information, dating as far… Read more

Common unsubstantiated myths and misinformation about LASIK eye surgery

About Laser Eye Treatment At London Vision Clinic

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 to help eliminate this. Click here to watch Professor Dan Reinstein explain this FAQ. The operation takes… Read more

About Laser Eye Treatment At London Vision Clinic