What is the most advanced Laser Eye Surgery?

What is the most advanced Laser Eye Surgery? You know when you buy a new car, upgrade your phone, or get a new washing machine, that you typically want the most advanced version available. You know advanced here is a good thing, because it means greater performance and all-round better experience. But what does advanced mean in the world of Laser Eye Surgery? And does it even matter? As Laser Eye Surgery is a technological procedure, the short answer is…

Does SMILE Laser Eye Surgery hurt?

Does SMILE Laser Eye Surgery hurt? In our experience, the worst part of Laser Eye Surgery always comes before the treatment. This might sound surprising at first. After all, Laser Eye Surgery involves lasers and your eyes. However, it’s pretty much the same story for most big events in our lives. Even those that do actually involve some discomfort and pain — which Laser Eye Surgery doesn’t. It’s the anxiety of sitting and waiting to speak in front of a…

Using LASEK / PRK Eye Surgery to Treat Your Eye Condition

Using LASEK / PRK Eye Surgery to Treat Your Eye Condition Laser Eye Surgery is certainly not a stranger to an abbreviation or two. Whether it’s LASEK, LASIK, or ReLEx SMILe, you can’t go two minutes researching the treatment without coming across a new one and feeling like you’re getting further away from understanding it all. Fortunately, despite being awash with technical jargon, Laser Eye Surgery is far from as complicated as it first seems. The fact is, by understanding…

Will LASIK Eye Surgery Be Replaced With SMILE?

Will LASIK Eye Surgery Be Replaced With SMILE? LASIK has been around for 25 years. In that time, it has allowed millions of people around the globe to experience freedom from glasses and contacts. However, the technology in the field of vision correction is ever evolving and is thus improving all the time. It also varies between clinics, with more than 95 percent of patients in 2018 at London Vision Clinic achieving 20/20 vision after surgery. One of the newest…

Guide to PRK/LASEK vs LASIK vs SMILE

Guide to PRK/LASEK vs LASIK vs SMILE Despite there being a seemingly endless list of laser treatments to choose from, when it comes down to it, there are actually only three main types you need to know: PRK/LASEK, LASIK, and SMILE Treatments such as UltraLASIK, Accu-wave LASIK, Custom LASIK UltraLASIKplus, Zyoptix and Wavefront LASIK, are simply brand names that clinics think up in an attempt to differentiate what is effectively the same, albeit packaged slightly differently, treatment. They often do…

Can Laser Eye Surgery treat Strabismus and squints? [VIDEO]

Strabismus or squints cannot be treated with laser eye surgery, as this is surgery that is required on the muscles around the eye. Laser eye surgery should have no bearing on a strabismus or a squint. It should not make the squint worse, it should not make it better. Occasionally, there may be a small residual refractive error after laser eye surgery, which may enhance the appearance of the squint but of course this can be managed either with further enhancement laser eye surgery or muscle surgery around the eye itself….

ReLEx SMILE: The latest innovation in Laser Eye Surgery

ReLEx SMILE: The latest innovation in Laser Eye Surgery If you look at pretty much every field of surgery — cosmetic, restorative, dental, vascular — you’ll notice a few common trends. Thanks to an influx of technological advances and greater knowledge, more and more patients are enjoying fewer complications, less pain, quicker recovery times, and shorter hospital stays. These developments are revolutionising healthcare. And they’re all thanks to a new approach that replaces traditionally invasive, and often risky, open surgery…

Can SMILE Eye Surgery Treat short-sightedness?

Can SMILE Eye Surgery Treat short-sightedness? Advice from years ago or treatments that are long past their heyday are simply not good enough.  When it comes to our health, we’re better off with only the newest, shiniest, and most cutting-edge solutions. At least that’s what all the marketing tells us. The thing is, when it comes to correcting your vision, this statement is actually true — at least for some people. What I’m talking about is Small Incision Lenticule Extraction…

Innovations in Laser Eye Surgery: ReLEx SMILE

Innovations in Laser Eye Surgery: ReLEx SMILE Having surgery is always a big deal. Moving into a hospital ward. Wearing that embarrassing gown. The food. Being put under anaesthesia. Waking up feeling worse than you did before. The food. And that’s all without even mentioning the procedure itself. The point is, when we think of surgery, we think about something you do as a last resort — when your health is at risk and/or you have no other choice. So…

Laser Eye Surgery advances

The Latest Advances in Laser Eye Surgery Imagine laying beneath a machine that is about to use invisible lasers to permanently remove tissue from your eye. If you didn’t know any more of the story, you’d think this was some kind of torture scene from a second-rate sci-fi movie. But pan back a little, and you see it’s actually a scene from a state-of-the-art clinic that involves a completely safe, pain-free, and revolutionary treatment that can transform your vision from…