Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If…? And Other Suitability Questions

‘Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If…?’ And Other Suitability Questions When it comes to Laser Eye Surgery, suitability for treatment is the most important consideration made by our surgeons. Now, you might think that if one clinic tells you you are unsuitable for Laser Eye Surgery, you can expect the same answer at any other clinic. I mean, this is the case for many typical surgical procedures, right? That is, any surgical procedures that are subject to standardised regulations….

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 We all know the feeling of having an “out-of-date” smartphone, car – or anything else for that matter.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,…

London Vision Clinic: The Top 5 Coffee Stops Near Us

The Top 5 Coffee Stops Near Us You would be forgiven for thinking that tea is Britain’s favourite drink. I mean, who doesn’t love a nice comforting cuppa? More than this, we Brits have been made famous for our tea industry and appetite for centuries. And yet, it seems that the majority of us today actually prefer coffee. In fact, in recent years, we have been drinking a whopping 2 billion cups of the stuff – compared to a measly…

When was LASIK invented?

When was LASIK invented? Vision impairment problems affect a huge percentage of the world’s population. In fact, estimates show that around 2.2 billion people have a near or distance vision impairment. And this percentage isn’t just isolated to our times. Throughout history, there have always been people who suffer from poor vision – and this isn’t surprising. The human eye is the body’s second most intricate and complex organ – the first being the brain. With over 2.2 million moving…

Can I have laser eye treatment if I am diabetic?

Can I have Laser Eye Surgery Treatment if I am Diabetic? When starting out on the path to improved vision with Laser Eye Surgery, there are a number of important considerations that need to be made. These can include the condition and prescription of your eyes, the desired results, and existing health conditions. For example, you might be wondering: Can I have Laser Eye Surgery treatment if I have Diabetes? While the general answer to this question may be ‘yes’,…

Wearing false eyelashes after Laser Eye Surgery

Wearing false eyelashes after Laser Eye Surgery We have answered a lot of patient questions and queries during our time as a Laser Eye Surgery clinic. Our specialist clinicians and expert surgeons have likey answered any question you can think of, but some of the most common queries might surprise you. Of course, we have the ones you would expect:  ‘How long does the procedure take? What are the chances of something going wrong? When can I drive and get…

Can I bring someone with me when I come for my Laser Eye Surgery?

Can I bring someone with me when I come for my Laser Eye Surgery? Our eyes are arguably our most important – and often our most taken-for-granted – asset. We use them at every waking hour; they dictate how we see the world, how we interact with other people, and how we navigate and keep ourselves out of harm’s way. Sometimes, though, these incredible organs may require a little TLC. Laser Eye Surgery has become an incredibly popular and effective…

What are the long-term effects of Laser Eye Surgery?

What are the long-term effects of Laser Eye Surgery? Not many medical treatments in this world are permanent fixes. Despite the impressive rate of medical innovation in recent years, the vast majority of treatment options still focus on symptom management. For example, medical equipment like glasses and crutches offer us temporary relief. Similarly, drugs may rid us of illness for a short while, yet they only get a hold on serious or chronic conditions with continual use. Not even invasive…

Guide to Alcohol and Laser Eye Surgery

Guide to Alcohol and Laser Eye Surgery Updated for 2022 Can I drink alcohol after laser eye surgery? Or the night before? A week with an unbearable ear infection and no soothing nightcaps? A whole night sober with your in-laws? Yeah right. We all know there have been times we’ve sneaked a small one when we shouldn’t have, and for the most part, that’s okay. But when it comes to things like surgery, there can be consequences. Summary By all…

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….