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…

What Should I Do to Prepare For Laser Eye Surgery? [VIDEO]

Prior to the actual procedure itself there is not much the patient really needs to do to prepare themselves for the actual treatment. We ask people on the day of the treatment to avoid any cologne or perfumes as well as hairspray, for ladies to remove any eye makeup and mascara, eyeliner, and eye shadow and also to avoid any woollen clothing to be worn during the actual procedure….

Do I have to stop any medication prior to Laser Eye Surgery?

Do I have to stop any medication prior to Laser Eye Surgery? There are a few things that can interfere with Laser Eye Surgery: alcohol, makeup, lint – oh, and prescription medications. Some medications can cause complications during treatment due to contraindications with the products used before, during, and after surgery. Don’t worry too much, though. Unlike a dose of Dutch courage, a dash or perfume, or your favourite wool sweater – which should all be completely avoided – only…

The Do’s and Don’ts Of Wearing Make Up Before & After Laser Eye Surgery

The Do’s and Don’ts Of Wearing Make-Up Before & After Laser Eye Surgery Our surgeons get asked a lot of questions about Laser Eye Surgery – one of the most common, though, is, “When can I wear makeup again?” Far from being a vain or unimportant question that many may take it for, this is actually a great question that is crucial to both the safety and ease of your recovery. While Laser Eye Surgery is now the most commonly…

Can I eat or drink prior to my Laser Eye Surgery?

Can I eat or drink before my Laser Eye Surgery? If you’ve ever had surgery in the past, it’s likely you’ll be familiar with the period of fasting that comes beforehand. If your surgery was a morning procedure, then this may have just meant skipping breakfast. But if you had it scheduled for midday or later, this could have meant going more than 12 hours without eating. Fasting certainly has its uses, but for me, having to do it during…

Fitting Laser Eye Surgery into a hectic work schedule

Fitting Laser Eye Surgery into a hectic work schedule How many times has someone said to you, “don’t worry, it will only take a minute”, for whatever it is to actually take around six hours? At least that’s what it feels like. Because not only does it not just take a minute, it completely disrupts your schedule, throws the rest of your day off, and after all is said and done, seem to set you back several days. Working as…

Quick guide: Laser Eye Surgery and Alcohol

Laser Eye Surgery and Alcohol, a quick guide Pregnancy, surgery, breastfeeding, taking antibiotics, having dinner with the parents-in-law — all times in our life when we’re advised to stay away from the liquor cabinet. And also, uncoincidentally, the times in our lives when we could most do with a nice drink or two. Nine months with another person growing inside of you without even a tipple of wine? A week with an unbearable ear infection and no soothing nightcaps? A whole…

Quick guide: Anxiety and Laser Eye Surgery

Quick Guide: Anxiety and Laser Eye Surgery What’s a normal, healthy level of anxiety? Everyone gets a bout of the jitters before an event or blows their top over the most trivial thing every now and again. But what constitutes too much and when does a nervous or somewhat cautious demeanour become considered a full-blown anxiety disorder? In today’s fast-paced world where we can’t even step out our doors without hearing about political unrest, and natural disasters — add to that the traffic…

Is it worth travelling to London for Laser Eye Surgery if you live in Leeds?

Is it worth travelling to London for Laser Eye Surgery if you live in Leeds? Getting from Leeds to London used to be an awkward affair that took an age to plan and even longer to arrive. Today within less than two and a half hours you can be in the nation’s capital, sipping a hot latte down by the Thames or exploring the depths of The British Museum, all for the cost of a nice lunch in Leeds (well, maybe…