Do I qualify for Lasik?

Do I qualify for LASIK? That time has come around yet again. You need to get a shiny new pair of glasses. The trends change, you see a pair you just have to have, or, if you’re anything like the typical glasses wearer, you’ve scratched, snapped, or lost your current ones so you need a new pair ASAP. Naturally, as you go through all the hassle and add up the extra costs, it can get you thinking about what other…

What prescription can Laser Eye Surgery correct?

What prescription can Laser Eye Surgery correct? When you go in for an eye exam at the opticians, the main thing you come out knowing is whether or not you need to wear glasses. But they also might mention a bit about exactly why you need glasses. With your little prescription card in your hand, they’ll explain how you have shortsightedness, longsightedness, astigmatism, or maybe a mixture of the above. Aside from that, there’s not much else you need to know. But if…

Is it worth getting Laser Eye Surgery?

Is it worth getting Laser Eye Surgery? There’s no shortage of reasons why someone might want to have Laser Eye Surgery. Some of them are incredibly deep and meaningful: A guy who’s having his second child and wants to be able to help roll or wake up in the middle of the night without worrying about finding his glasses. But most reasons are pretty mundane and simple: Just being able to wake up in the morning and not have to search the…

What is the minimum prescription for Laser Eye Surgery?

What is the minimum prescription for Laser Eye Surgery? Laser Eye Surgery is already a widely available procedure that’s only becoming more popular. Most people, therefore, know at least one person who’s had it done. And chances are, they only have good things to say about it. As well as improving your vision, reducing dependency on visual aids, and minimising things like contact lens related dry eye, Laser Eye Surgery can free you up to engage in all sorts of…

Can LASIK Or Laser Eye Surgery Correct Double Vision?

Can LASIK Or Laser Eye Surgery Correct Double Vision? Like one of those dull headaches that appears when you wake up in the morning, double vision can come about for a heck of a lot of reasons. In fact, if I were to try and list them all here, I might start to get double vision myself. Despite it being such a hard symptom to pin to an exact cause, there are a number of conditions with which double vision…

Corneal Erosion: The Treatment And Symptoms

Ever woken up in the morning and felt as though your eyes were not only dry, but also light sensitive, sore or worse, painful? Did you feel like they were constantly tearing? Did your eyes feel like you had sand or grit in them? Now think – have you ever suffered from headaches or blurred vision during this discomfort? If you answered yes to more than two of these questions, then you may have experienced a corneal erosion….

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If…? And Other Suitability Questions

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If…? And Other Suitability Questions Head down the high street, walk into a Laser Eye Surgery provider, and ask a question, say ‘Can I have the treatment if I’m over 60? And you’ll get one answer. But hop in your car and go to a private or independent clinic and ask them the same question, and you get a totally different one. What’s going on here? Surely if you’re ineligible at one clinic you’re ineligible…

Alternatives to laser surgery for your eyes

Alternatives to laser surgery for your eyes It’s taken us a long time to get to this point — around a thousand years to be more exact. Even longer if you count the early work of Greek scholars like Euclid and Aristotle. Back then if you were afflicted by poor eyesight, you didn’t have much choice other than to deal with it. But it wasn’t all bad; you may even have been thought of as blessed and sought after for certain crafts…

Best time of year for Laser Eye Surgery

Best time of year for Laser Eye Surgery The 18th-century English theologian John Trusler once said, there’s “no time like the present, a thousand unforeseen circumstances may interrupt you at a future time”. I don’t know about you, but when I hear such things I feel like the literary greats and wise philosophers of yesteryears had a window right into 21st-century life. And even more eerily, directly into my own scattered mind. Dithering is my middle name. Most of my life is spent weighing…