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Is There An Upper Age Limit For Laser Eye Surgery? [video]

Mr Glenn Carp explains at present we do not believe there is an upper age limit. But extensive screening process at London Vision Clinic highlights suitability for Laser Eye Surgery regardless of age. Click to see the video. “The London Vision Clinic really couldn’t be more professional, helpful or make you feel more at ease. Prior to my surgery I felt anxious but during, before and after the clinic staff reassured me that it would be fine, which it been together with… Read more

Is There An Upper Age Limit For Laser Eye Surgery? [video]

What Does The Laser Eye Surgery Price Include? [video]

The price of the Laser Eye Surgery is for both of your eyes and for all of your pre octave appointments, all of your aftercare for up to a year’s length minimum and for all of the eye drops you will be needing during that time. We want to be sure that the price of the Laser Eye Surgery will leave you feeling worth your money and time to invest into your eyes. “The London Vision Clinic provided pre & post op… Read more

What Does The Laser Eye Surgery Price Include? [video]

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Am Pregnant Or Breastfeeding? [video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mvCGVfHLW8&w=320&h=240 Mr Glenn Carp explains pregnancy and Laser Eye Surgery. It’s a cliche but this really has changed my life! My only regret is I didn’t do it sooner! There was no pain during the procedure or after and my eyesight now is better than when I wore contact lenses! It’s amazing to wake up in the morning and be able to see without trying to find my glasses! – Fiona Davis Pregnancy or breast-feeding is essentially a relative contraindication to Laser… Read more

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Am Pregnant Or Breastfeeding? [video]

Can Laser Eye Surgery Treat Squinting?[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 the eye surgery, which may enhance the appearance of the squint but of course this can be managed either with further enhancement Laser… Read more

Can Laser Eye Surgery Treat Squinting?[video]

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Prism? [video]

If you have a “squint” or strabismus, you may be familiar with an optical element called a ‘prism’. Prisms are built into glasses to enhance visual comfort in people who have strabismus, particularly if you experience double vision and symptoms such as eye strain and headaches. Somewhat a unique advantages of glasses, prisms work by moving the image of an object either vertically or horizontally, depending on the direction and the power of the lens, and therefore redirecting the eye’s alignment. This… Read more

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Prism? [video]

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Uncontrolled Diabetes? [video]

If Laser Eye Surgery patients have uncontrolled diabetes, whether it is type 1 or type 2 diabetes, we prefer to delay surgery until the patient has had a chance to work with their General Practitioner and effectively bring their diabetes under control. Patients can experience fluctuations within their refractions while they are uncontrolled and as a result, the results of the actual treatment may not be as accurate as they could be. In addition, while they are uncontrolled, they tend to have… Read more

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Uncontrolled Diabetes? [video]

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movements)? [video]

Nystagmus, which is otherwise known by the more telling phrase “dancing eyes”, is a condition of involuntarily, or sometimes voluntary, eye movement. There are two main types of nystagmus: physiological, which is caused by factors such as congenital disorders or sleep deprivation, and pathological, which have to do with disease and illnesses. There’s also a few outliers, for instance, nystagmus is often associated with vertigo, the sensation that objects around you are moving when they’re not. Nystagmus is commonly considered as an eye… Read more

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movements)? [video]

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Night Vision Disturbances? [video]

At the London Vision Clinic we screen all patients for night vision disturbance prior to their Laser Eye Surgery procedure. Various questionnaires are provided for patients to ascertain the level of night vision glare that they experience prior to having treatment. Further investigation is then performed to ascertain the reason behind patients experiencing these night vision issues. In certain patients we may be able to improve their night vision but in most instances, depending on the underlying cause, one would expect the… Read more

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Night Vision Disturbances? [video]

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Large Pupils? [video]

At the London Vision Clinic not only do we specialise in higher refractive areas but we also specialise in patients with larger than average pupil size. When the patients undergo Laser Eye Surgery it is very important that we match their treatment zones to their pupil sizes to avoid a mismatch which can promote things like night vision in the postoperative period. With our custom programmed treatments we have now successfully treated patients with very large pupils without inducing night vision disturbances… Read more

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Large Pupils? [video]

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Iritis? [video]

Iritis is an inflammatory ocular condition. Patients may experience episodes of iritis as recurrent episodes throughout their lifetime at varying intervals over the years after an initial episode. It is not advisable to have Laser Eye Surgery during an active episode and patients may require anti-inflammatory medication in conjunction with their regular Lasik medication around the time of surgery. Here at the London Vision Clinic we work very closely with an ocular inflammatory expert to ascertain the patient’s suitability for Laser Eye… Read more

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Iritis? [video]

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