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…

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…

Anxious about Laser Eye Surgery? Read why you don’t have to be

Anxious about Laser Eye Surgery? Read why you don’t have to be Most of us have a weird, visceral reaction to the thought of someone touching our eyes. And even hearing the word mentioned in the same breath as ‘laser’ is enough to make us cringe. So when it comes to actually considering or preparing for the surgery, well, you can take that icky feeling and times it by ten. Add to that even the slightest trace of negativity about Laser…

How do you manage any pain and discomfort post surgery

How do you manage any pain and discomfort post surgery It’s one of the most discussed questions about Laser Eye Surgery. Often accompanied by other queries like will I need a general anaesthetic or sedative during treatment? Or can i take a sedative or tranquillizer before surgery? And yet, all these concerns stem from the same deep-seated Laser Eye Surgery myth. It’s a myth that pervaded public thought and settled in the back of our minds years ago, possibly due to the unfortunate pairing…

Irrational Laser Eye Surgery fears

Irrational Laser Eye Surgery fears Almost everyone has an irrational fear or two. Maybe you’re terrified of spiders. Or you dread going to the dentist. Maybe you can’t stand being in small spaces. Or you run a mile when you see a mouse. For me, even the thought of being in a crowd of people is enough to send my heart rate through the roof. Most of these irrational fears form in our early childhood, generally due to a particularly…

Can I Take A Tranquilizer or Sedative (i.e. Valium) Before The Procedure? [video]

We advise all patients before the treatment that should they require something to relax them, it is available to them. We provide oral relaxants half an hour before the procedure to those patients who are particularly anxious. Having said that, the majority of people will accept that this is a very quick, less than 15 minute, procedure, completely painless and they prefer not to be sedated in any way so as to enjoy the after-effects afterwards because the results are direct. There is no delay in terms of response to the actual treatment, the vision is available straight away….