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Laser Eye Surgery Guide

Laser eye surgery, or laser refraction surgery, refers to several procedures used to correct refraction issues within the eye.

Most often patients will be experiencing short-sightedness (myopia) long-sightedness (hyperopia) or astigmatism. With older patients showing signs of presbyopia (old-age related long-sightedness).

Lens Replacement Surgery

Lens replacement surgery, such as refractive lens exchange (RLE), is growing in popularity. Lens exchange procedures have a low level of risk, permanent results, a positive financial outcome when compared to traditional vision correction and speedy recovery times.

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What Is Hyperopia?

Hyperopia (far- or long-sightedness) is a common refractive error where distance vision may not necessarily be affected, but objects closer to the subject are poorly defined and blurry. However, it is worth noting that everyone will experience hyperopia differently.

Types Of Refractive Errors

What Is Myopia

Myopia, commonly referred to as near-sightedness or short-sightedness, is a condition that hinders the effective range of vision, with objects only appearing clear and in focus when nearby. Myopia is a widespread cause of poor eyesight, with an estimated 1 in 3 people in the UK having myopia.

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What are Cataracts?

Cataracts are an eye condition that occurs when the normally clear lens of the eye becomes clouded. This can cause loss of vision, with sight becoming foggy or patchy, in turn restricting the sufferers’ level of sight.

Do I Need Glasses After Cataract Surgery? And 5 Other Common Questions – ANSWERED

Cataracts normally develop over many years and gradually reduce our vision, though they can appear in months for some types. There are surgeries available to remove cataracts and significantly improve your sight and quality of life. One of the most common questions we’re asked is “Do I need glasses after cataract surgery?”. In this blog, …

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Can You Wear Glasses and Contacts at the Same Time?

The short answer? Yes. You can wear glasses and contact lenses at the same time. Many people do this because it fixes multiple issues they might have with their vision. The glasses might help with reading while the contacts improve farsightedness. Having to deal with both glasses and contacts can be frustrating, not to mention …

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How to Improve Eyesight Naturally In 4 Easy Steps

We’re spending more and more time staring at screens. This increases the likelihood of strain, fatigue and other eye problems developing. Glasses and contact lenses are prescribed to correct focusing errors, such as short-sightedness (myopia), long-sightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism and the need for reading glasses (presbyopia). Glasses, though, don’t correct the vision problems from how we …

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Most Common Problems With Computer Screens

If you think that sitting in front of a screen for 40+ hours a week is surely going to take its toll on your eyes, well you’d be right. Looking at monitors all day for increasingly long periods at a time is not good for your eyes at all and can lead to computer vision …

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Photophobia - what is it?

Computer Screen Eye Damage – Symptoms And Treatment

Saturday night was film night at our house. I’d jockey for the best position in the living room and had a favourite spot. Lying down on my front, with a cushion and a bowl of crisps, about a foot away from the screen. Followed by an inevitable chorus of, “You’ll get square eyes sitting there!” …

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