Should I wait for a better procedure to be developed? What’s on the horizon?

Should I wait for a better procedure to be developed? What’s on the horizon? We all know the feeling of having an “out-of-date” smartphone, car – or anything else for that matter. From feeling completely satisfied (and perhaps even a little superior) when we walk out of the shop or get that long-awaited delivery, knowing that we have the latest and greatest product available on the market. That feeling, however, is not likely to last very long. Your new phone,…

A patient’s guide to Laser Eye Surgery

A patient’s guide to Laser Eye Surgery Navigating the Laser Eye Surgery landscape can be a tricky job – especially on your own. Finding your way through the jargon and complicated abbreviations, trying to understand the enticing discounts and limited offers, even figuring out the difference between complex-sounding techniques – and all this before you even set foot inside a clinic! Whether you’re trying to find an honest and reliable clinic, want to know if you’re suitable for treatment, or…

Laser eye surgery vs lens replacement

Laser Eye Surgery vs Lens Replacement If you are looking into eye surgery treatment, it is likely you have come across a huge number of potential treatments during your research. You may be left feeling confused about what separates all of these treatment options. For example, what is the difference between Laser Eye Surgery and Lens Replacement? Well, fear not – we’re here to tell you. Lens replacement surgery is a relatively common eye surgery treatment. In fact, over 300,000…

Common Questions: Is LASIK recommended after 50?

Is LASIK recommended after 50? The further on we get in life, the more we begin to regret the things we didn’t do – as opposed to those we did. It is, therefore, understandable that, as we get older, Laser Eye Surgery begins to look increasingly attractive. After all, who wants to spend the rest of their lives looking around frantically for misplaced glasses or fumbling around with contact lenses? One thing is for certain: no one will ever look back…

Can Laser Eye Surgery Benefit Ageing Eyes?

There is some consolation in that it happens to everyone… yes, even the “beautiful people” have birthdays and get older. Despite having access to the best anti-ageing tricks and treatments available, eventually the years will catch up with them too and, while the wrinkles might be relatively easy to eliminate, without a visit to a reputable refractive laser eye surgeon, eventually their near sight will deteriorate and they will have to reach for the reading glasses….

Laser Eye Surgery vs Clear Lens Exchange (IOLs)

Laser Eye Surgery vs Clear Lens Exchange (IOLs) Considering ocular surgery can be a daunting prospect, no matter what your circumstances. Knowing which procedures are right for you can be even more difficult. For many, the choice often comes down to two treatments: Laser Eye Surgery and Clear Lens Exchange – intra-ocular lens (IOL). Both of these procedures work in different ways and offer their own distinct advantages. But first, let’s briefly summarise the nature of each treatment. Laser Eye…

Understanding treatment for vision problems

Understanding Treatment For Vision Problems As one of our greatest assets, our vision has spurred the rise of several industries focused on keeping it in tip-top condition. Glasses, contact lenses, refractive surgery; if you have a vision problem you’re certainly not short of options, but understanding which is best for you is a whole other matter. Let’s break down each of the above—specs; contacts; Laser Eye Surgery—and look specifically at how effective they are in treating three common vision problems—short-sightedness…

Laser Eye Surgery After 50

Laser Eye Surgery After 50 It is a common misconception that being over 50 automatically makes you unsuitable for Laser Eye Surgery. The reality is, if your eyes are healthy and you have had a relatively stable prescription for two years, you will very likely still be suitable for treatment. In fact, around 97% of people – regardless of age – are suitable for Laser Eye Surgery! Nonetheless, all patients will require a consultation with a qualified surgeon to know…

Which Laser Eye Surgery treatment is right for you?

Which Laser Eye Surgery treatment is right for you? If you’re thinking about having Laser Eye Surgery, there’s no doubt you will have encountered many new words and acronyms, which at first glance, don’t seem to make a whole lot of sense. PRK, LASIK, femtosecond lasers, myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia, ReLEx SMILE; these are just a sample of the common language used in the world of Laser Eye Surgery. Without question, it’s understandable to be overwhelmed by it all. That feeling…

Guide to Contact Lens vs Glasses vs Laser Eye Surgery

Contact Lens vs Glasses vs Laser Eye Surgery Updated for 2022 You would think it’s pretty easy to work out which is better: contact lenses, glasses, or Laser Eye Surgery. But depending on who you ask, what they’ve experienced and read, what stage of life they are in, and who they work for, you may get a differing set of facts and opinions. Summary By all means, the read the full article, but the key points in this article can…