Month: September 2018

How is Laser Eye Surgery Performed? Here’s The Answer in Simple Terms

Laser eye surgery can get quite complicated at times. The different types and the various medical terms can sometimes be difficult to digest upon first read, so we’ve stripped it back and put it into layman’s terms so that it’s easy for you to understand. So, how is laser eye surgery performed? We’ll cover: The …

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Does Laser Eye Surgery Last Forever?

One of the most common questions asked about laser eye surgery is, “Does laser eye surgery last forever?” Well, unfortunately, there isn’t a straightforward yes or no answer to this question. Your future vision can’t be absolutely predicted as it’s subject to change and fluctuates over your lifetime. However, we have a very good understanding …

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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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Should I have Eye Surgery

Laser Eye Surgery Side Effects – Are There Any And What Are They?

The idea of undergoing surgery on your eyes (or any kind of surgery, for that matter) sounds daunting. However, laser eye surgery procedures not only have excellent success rates, they also have an excellent patient safety record. The chances of developing severe complications, such as reduction in vision, are extremely rare and while minor side …

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Cataracts Eye Surgery

Can Laser Eye Surgery Treat Astigmatism?

If you suffer from astigmatism, you might have had to wear contact lenses or glasses to correct your vision. It can be frustrating and expensive to have to keep replacing lenses and buying new glasses, but a permanent solution can help. So, can laser eye surgery treat astigmatism?

Are There Any Side Effects of Laser Eye Surgery?

It’s normal to be a little apprehensive when it comes to surgery. Of any kind. We understand. But when it comes to your eyes, in particular, lots of people are wary about side effects. There are some side effects associated with laser eye surgery, but with our help they can be easy to manage so …

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Personality And Laser Eye Surgery

How Risky is Laser Eye Surgery in Your Twenties?

From birth until your twenties, your eyes are constantly changing. That’s why your twenties are considered to be the optimal time to start considering laser eye surgery – it’s when these changes come to a halt. You’re in the prime of your life and your peak medical condition, so why not undergo an optional procedure …

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What Happens After Laser Eye Surgery and When You Will Be Back to Normal?

With work, family and a social life to balance, you might think you don’t have the time to have laser eye surgery. Wrong! Unlike many other surgical procedures, you’re able to walk away the same day. The results are visible in just a few hours and there’s a very quick recovery time. Here’s exactly what …

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What is the difference between LASIK and LASEK?

If you’ve been thinking about having laser eye surgery, you can be forgiven if some of the terms have confused you a little. Medical terminology can prove hard to get your head around and can often take a couple of read-throughs and some background research for it to be crystal clear.

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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