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What are the pros and cons: LASIK vs PRK/LASEK vs SMILE? [VIDEO]

So you’ve learned a little bit about Laser Eye Surgery and the incredible benefits it has to offer. You’ve got to get a clear picture of how it works: by removing tissue in the cornea and therefore permanently changing your eye’s focusing power. And after visiting various clinics and doing your research, you’ve discovered that despite the huge list of brand names of treatments — including UltraLASIK, Accu-wave LASIK, Custom LASIK, and Zyoptix — there are actually only three main treatment types,… Read more

What are the pros and cons: LASIK vs PRK/LASEK vs SMILE? [VIDEO]

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Have you ever read a description of a new product, treatment, or therapy, and immediately switched off due to an excess of overcomplicated jargon? I mean, what’s the point in using complex and technical language if they know it will fly straight over the heads of the vast majority of people? It’s a good question — and one that reveals a lot about the company or person behind the particular product or service they are selling. You’ll find this when browsing the Laser… Read more

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Learn about different types of refractive surgery

Learning about refractive surgery can be a long and gruelling task. First, you’ve to find the time in your day to sit down without the distractions of kids or pets or—let’s face it—more entertaining things you could be doing. Then you’re faced with sifting through endless mounds of information, statistics, opinions, and tabloids, most of which are produced with the intention to shock or sell. Even when you manage to find a reliable source of information, it’s easy to get confused or… Read more

Learn about different types of refractive surgery

What’s the difference between PRK, LASIK And ReLEx SMILE Laser Eye Surgery?

The three main types of modern Laser Eye Surgery are PRK, LASIK and ReLEx SMILE. All three treatments are quite similar, in that they’re all performed on the cornea; however, there are several important differences. Sit back and watch as expert laser eye surgeon Mr. Glenn Carp sheds a little light on what these differences are how each of the Laser Eye Surgery techniques alter the shape of the eye. ReLEx SMILE is the latest generation of Laser Eye Surgery, co-invented by Prof… Read more

What’s the difference between PRK, LASIK And ReLEx SMILE Laser Eye Surgery?