How Do I Decide if Laser Eye Surgery is Right for Me?

How Do I Decide if Laser Eye Surgery is Right for Me? Like many things in life, Laser Eye Surgery is a serious investment that can drastically improve your lifestyle. In many ways, it is like the Italian sports car of the vision correction world, blowing glasses and contact lenses out of the water just like a Ferrari would Corsa! It’s a larger investment, and you have to go somewhere special to get it, but when you do, it offers…

Why Staying Hydrated is Important for Eye Health

Why Staying Hydrated is Important for Eye Health In the UK, we are lucky enough to have access to water almost everywhere we go – it is, quite literally, on tap. Moreover, water takes up nearly three-quarters of the earth’s surface, floats around in the air in the form of vapour, and is even stored beneath the land under our feet. Yet, many of us are still not putting enough of it in our bodies. This can have a significant…

How Young is Too Young for Laser Eye Surgery?

As well as all the obvious advantages, having laser eye surgery also makes economic sense. Considering that the procedure will eventually pay for itself by avoiding a lifetime of opticians’ bills, the cost of contact lenses and solutions, as well as glasses and stylish frames, the biggest financial savings are to be made by those who have LASIK when they are young……

What are the Finance Options for Laser Eye Surgery?

What are the Finance Options for Laser Eye Surgery? There’s no getting around it: High-quality Laser Eye Surgery isn’t cheap. So many people are relieved to find out that, as with many other investments, finance options are often available for Laser Eye Surgery – including here at the London Vision Clinic. Napoleon is widely credited with referring to England as a nation of shopkeepers (or l’Angleterre est une nation de boutiquiers); a comment that was meant to be derisive; however,…

Questions About Prices and Payment at London Vision Clinic

Questions About Prices and Payment at London Vision Clinic When deciding whether to have Laser Eye Surgery or which clinic to go with, costs inevitably play a huge role. After all, quality treatment doesn’t come cheap so you want to ensure you make the right choice. But even when the cost of your treatment is finalised, you will likely still have some important questions to consider. Questions like, “Can I finance the cost of my treatment?” or “What happens to…

Anxious About Laser Eye Surgery? Why You Don’t Need to Be

Anxious About Laser Eye Surgery? Why You Don’t Need to Be In addition to providing one of our most valuable assets – our vision – our eyes are among the most vulnerable organs in our bodies. Their exposed position makes us extremely protective of them; so, when someone starts talking about aiming a laser at them, most of us will understandably shudder. This anxiety over Laser Eye Surgery is only exacerbated by a lack of education and age-old scaremongering in…

Complete Guide to Recovery & Post-Operative Care after Laser Eye Surgery

Guide to Recovery & Post-Operative Care after Laser Eye Surgery Updated for 2024 Most of us rarely, if ever, stop and think about how incredible our eyes are. It’s easy to take our vision for granted, given that we use it every day for almost every task and job we ever perform. But it’s also easy for us to forget just how sensitive they can be. However, once a stray eyelash finds itself stuck in there, we become acutely aware…

Common Questions About Laser Eye Surgery and Suitability

Common Questions About Laser Eye Surgery and Suitability Laser Eye Surgery has come a long way over the years, with surgeons – with the help of cutting-edge technology – now able to treat more patients and higher prescriptions than ever before. But it is still important to be aware of any factors that may affect your suitability for Laser Eye Surgery treatment. In this article, we’re taking a look at some of the most common questions about Laser Eye Surgery…

Guide to Alcohol and Laser Eye Surgery

Guide to Alcohol and Laser Eye Surgery Updated for 2024 Alcohol is a common feature in many of our lives, whether we enjoy a toast to celebrate important events, a glass of wine to unwind for the evening, or even the occasional eventful pub crawl. But while alcohol consumption is usually nothing to be too concerned about (when done in moderation), what are the rules when it comes to surgery? Is it safe to have a cheeky drink before or…

Can Laser Eye Surgery Treat Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)? [VIDEO]

What is Amblyopia (Lazy Eye) – and can Laser Eye Surgery help? Amblyopia – more commonly known as ‘lazy eye’ – is a disorder in which vision in one eye is not fully developed. It can co-occur with refractive errors such as short-sightedness, long-sightedness, and astigmatism.  If you have amblyopia and have been considering refractive treatment to correct your prescription, you may wonder: Can Laser Eye Surgery help? Amblyopia is estimated to affect around between 1% and 5% of the…