Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Why is SMILE such a good option?

You may have heard that LASIK is the king of Laser Eye Surgery — the gold standard in refractive correction; or even that it’s the most popular and effective treatment for common conditions like short and long sightedness. And all this is true. But like all great things, technology and techniques continue to improve and the latest femtosecond lasers have enabled an alternative to LASIK, a new form of Laser Eye Surgery: ReLEx SMILE. LASIK involves creating a flap in the cornea… Read more

Why is SMILE such a good option?

Laser Eye Surgery treatment types

There are laser eye treatments then there are laser eye treatments. What’s the difference I hear you ask? Well, on the surface, not much. But the thing is you can walk into one high street provider and find a long list of treatments, with names like UltraLASEK, Epi-LASEK, Epi-LASIK, Custom LASIK, and Zyoptix. Yet you could walk into another and see a completely different list, maybe with UltraLASEKplus and Wavefront LASIK on it. Or, even more confusingly, you could visit an independent clinic… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery treatment types