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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

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]

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 techniques. This is what’s known as minimally-invasive surgery — what many… Read more

ReLEx SMILE: The latest innovation in Laser Eye Surgery

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 surgery, commonly known as SMILE. This procedure, through a… Read more

Can SMILE Eye Surgery Treat short-sightedness?

Will LASIK Eye Surgery Be Replaced With SMILE?

LASIK has been around for 25 years and has allowed millions of people around the globe to experience freedom from glasses and contacts. The technology in the field of vision correction is ever evolving and improving and we are happy to report that in 2018 greater than 95% of patients achieve 20/20 vision after surgery. One of the newest innovations in corrective eye surgery is ReLEx SMILE. Like LASIK, SMILE uses femtosecond laser technology which alters the shape of the cornea to… Read more

Will LASIK Eye Surgery Be Replaced With SMILE?

Does SMILE Laser Eye Surgery hurt?

In our experience with patients, the worst part of Laser Eye Surgery always comes before the treatment. This is pretty much how it goes for most big events in your life, even those that do actually involve some level of pain. It’s the anxiety of sitting and waiting to speak in front of a room full of people. The sleepless nights worrying about starting a new job. The anticipation and fear of knowing in a few months you’ll have surgery. It’s ironic,… Read more

Does SMILE Laser Eye Surgery hurt?

SMILE vs LASIK: What’s the difference?

Chances are it’s happened to you. You asked a friend to recommend you a film, and without hesitation, they came out with a name you didn’t recognise; one they claim is up there with the best of the year — a “must see” that they guarantee you will love. In fact, they were sitting on the edge of their seat throughout the whole thing. And when the twist at the end came, it was the last thing they ever expected. Before they gave… Read more

SMILE vs LASIK: What’s the difference?

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 deciding to go out of your way — when… Read more

Innovations in Laser Eye Surgery: ReLEx SMILE

Laser Eye Surgery advances

Imagine laying beneath a machine that is about to use invisible lasers to permanently remove tissue from your eye and transform your vision from terrible to perfect within a few minutes. It sounds crazy — like some far-fetched idea from a science fiction novel. But it’s far from it. In fact, this was the reality of Laser Eye Surgery twenty years ago, when it first hit the scene and took the vision correction field by storm. Since then, the procedure has only… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery advances

Youtuber and Fashion Blogger Sophie Milner has ReLEx SMILE

Sophie Milner, the face behind the popular blog Fashion Slave, is known for her empowering, glamorous, and often cut-throat commentary on everything from beauty and fashion to relationships and travel. But more recently she’s become known for her Youtube channel, where she shares videos on topics like her non-surgical nose job, fashion hauls of the seasons latest wears from brands like Zara, and her 100-day reset which documents 100 days of replacing her old skincare products with a new range of health-promoting supplements and… Read more

Youtuber and Fashion Blogger Sophie Milner has ReLEx SMILE

Sky Diver Jakob

One week after having ReLEx SMILE surgery, Jakob Anguiers, skydiver and amateur Youtuber, was hurtling towards the ground at a speed of around 125mph. Although he’d done many jumps in the past, this was the first time he’d done so in what he calls Ultra 4k definition, and crucially, without having to constantly worry about his contact lenses. Think about it. You put your gear on, go through all the preparations and safety checks, and board one of the smallest planes you’ve ever… Read more

Sky Diver Jakob

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