Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Your sight as you get older

From the moment we are born, we’re fighting against our ever-ticking biological clocks. Scientists believe before the age of 25 we’re pretty good at winning this fight, our bodies temporarily recovering from the effects of ageing and cell death. However, when we reach about the age of 40, ageing ramps up its army and weapons arsenal, and the real battle gets underway. After the body has dug deep into its reserves and recruited the last of its troops, the death of cells in the body… Read more

Your sight as you get older

What is an astigmatism and how can Laser Eye Surgery help to cure it?

Astigmatism is such a common condition that some doctors believe most the population suffer from it to some degree. There are several types of astigmatism, all caused by imperfections in the curvature of the cornea or the shape of the eye’s lens. The cornea is the clear, round dome like membrane that sits on the surface of the eye and covers the iris and pupil. Its job is to act as a protective layer and prevent anything from disrupting the layers underneath. As… Read more

What is an astigmatism and how can Laser Eye Surgery help to cure it?

How exactly does laser vision correction work? [VIDEO]

It sounds like something that pops up on a computer screen when it’s malfunctioning. But as they are built into our hard drives, or bodies, from the beginning, a refractive error isn’t something we can necessarily avoid. Pretty much everyone has the makings of a refractive error. This means that to some degree or another, there is a problem with your eye’s ability to accurately focus light on the retina. However, although such discrepancies are more common than not, they don’t affect… Read more

How exactly does laser vision correction work? [VIDEO]