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Laser Eye Surgery procedure: How complex is the treatment?

In general, treatments are as complex as the problem they’re designed to fix. Minor cuts and scrapes are easily managed with some antibacterial wash and a plaster. Gallstones are more serious and require medical intervention, but the procedure is pretty straightforward and routine. Brain injuries are incredibly complicated and challenging and need nothing less than an expert to perform risky open brain surgery. But advancing knowledge and technology is turning this idea on its head. Many complex injuries and conditions which were once difficult… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery procedure: How complex is the treatment?

How do you manage any pain and discomfort post surgery

It’s one of the most discussed questions about Laser Eye Surgery. Often accompanied by other queries like will I need a general anaesthetic or sedative during treatment? Or can i take a sedative or tranquillizer before surgery? And yet, all these concerns stem from the same deep-seated Laser Eye Surgery myth. It’s a myth that pervaded public thought and settled in the back of our minds years ago, possibly due to the unfortunate pairing of the words ‘laser’ and ‘eye’, and not helped by tabloid scare… Read more

How do you manage any pain and discomfort post surgery

What is informed consent?

Due to its popularity and incredibly short recovery time, it’s easy for clinics to gloss over the fact that Laser Eye Surgery is a highly complex surgical procedure. However, the reality is that, just like other surgical procedures, it comes with its own set of risks, chances of complications, and various terms and conditions that patients need to take into consideration. Fully understanding and agreeing to these conditions is the part of the Laser Eye Surgery process that clinics refer to as… Read more

What is informed consent?

How quickly do you recover from Laser Eye Surgery?

If you’re looking for the fastest and most effective way to improve your vision, then you’ve come to the right place. Granted, having Laser Eye Surgery may seem not as quick a solution as popping on a pair of glasses or contact lenses. But if you add up the amount of time in your life you have spent (and will spend) searching for your glasses, faffing with contacts, or visiting your opticians, then it’s clear to see which comes out on top. Even… Read more

How quickly do you recover from Laser Eye Surgery?