Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Laser Eye Surgery by surgeons, not companies

It’s often pretty clear how you know if someone sees what they do as much more than just a job. They’re most comfortable talking about what they do, so when you ask them anything that’s even slightly related to it their eyes light up and then you can’t shut them up. They work even when they don’t have to, and, of course, spend most their spare time thinking about it. And if given the choice to do anything else, even retire right… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery by surgeons, not companies

Your initial consultation: When more really means more

Laser Eye Surgery deals with one of the most complex organs in the body and one of our most valued senses. Rightly so, you may worry about what is the best option for surgery and have you chosen the right clinic to perform your treatment. There are so many fancy named treatments that don’t mean anything, technologies that don’t do anything, and added extras that make little to no difference to your outcome (except for the cost). You’re probably confused about what… Read more

Your initial consultation: When more really means more

What is the Care Quality Commission, and why is it important?

If you’re going to work with a business that offers health and social care services, you need to know about the Care Quality Commission (CQC). You could say it’s like to healthcare what TripAdvisor is to hotels, or the food hygiene rating is to early-morning kebabs. Without it, there would be no agreed standard of care that dentists, nursing homes, ambulances, clinics, and hospitals have to meet. Terrible, I know; the dentist is already scary enough, never mind if the CQC didn’t exist.… Read more

What is the Care Quality Commission, and why is it important?

What Happens If I Look Away, Blink, Cough Or Sneeze During Laser Eye Surgery? [video]

It’s the day of your treatment and after a nice shoulder massage and a run through the final pre-procedure safety checks, the time you’ve been waiting has finally come. Everything has gone well so far, and you feel like everything will — in fact, you know it will, thanks to being in the hands of a reassuring expert who knows the treatment like the back of their hand. All you have to do, then, is lay back in the chair, follow the… Read more

What Happens If I Look Away, Blink, Cough Or Sneeze During Laser Eye Surgery? [video]