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Here are some of the most common questions we get asked about refractive vision correction. You may be able to find the answer to your question here.

How long after cataract surgery is vision blurry?

Cataract surgery is a straightforward, short procedure and usually takes between 10 and 15 minutes per eye. Patients are normally treated under local anaesthetic eye drops. This means patients are awake but cannot feel any pain.

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What is cataract surgery?

A cataract is the clouding of the normally clear lens inside the front part of the eye. It causes vision loss, usually making sight appear foggy or patchy and cannot be rectified with glasses or contact lenses.

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How much does laser eye surgery cost?

Laser eye surgery has become a very popular solution for people affected by vision issues as the cost of treatment is significantly less than what a patient will need to spend on glasses and contact lenses over the long-term.

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How long does laser eye surgery take?

Cataract surgery is a straightforward, short procedure and usually takes between 10 and 15 minutes per eye. Patients are normally treated under local anaesthetic eye drops. This means patients are awake but cannot feel any pain.

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What is astigmatism?

A cataract is the clouding of the normally clear lens inside the front part of the eye. It causes vision loss, usually making sight appear foggy or patchy and cannot be rectified with glasses or contact lenses.

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Is LASIK safe?

Laser eye surgery has become a very popular solution for people affected by vision issues as the cost of treatment is significantly less than what a patient will need to spend on glasses and contact lenses over the long-term.

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Here are some more common questions we get asked about refractive vision correction. You may be able to find the answer to your question here.

Will I have 20/20 vision after treatment?

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What is 20/20 vision?

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Should I choose blade-free laser eye surgery?

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How much is laser eye surgery?

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Can both eyes be treated on the same day?

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How soon can I go back to work after laser eye surgery?

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What activities should I avoid after laser eye surgery, and for how long?

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Will my eyes change colour with laser surgery?

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Will I lie down during laser eye surgery?

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What if I sneeze during surgery?

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What if I blink or move during treatment?

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Will I have dry eyes after LASIK?

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Can I get laser eye surgery for under £500?

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Can laser eye surgery treat astigmatism?

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Can you treat long-sight / replace reading glasses with laser eye surgery?

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How long does laser eye surgery last?

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Does laser eye surgery hurt?

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Focus Clinic has a remarkable 100% success rate for 20/20 vision. We know of no other clinic that has matched these results. There is a big difference between, for example, 98% and 100% success, especially if you are in the 2%.

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