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Does Laser Eye Surgery Hurt?

Often when people first think of laser eye surgery, they cringe and think of people sticking needles in your eyes and nothing but sheer pain. Well, we can confidently tell you that this isn’t the case. There are no needles involved for starters.

The Keto Diet And Eye Health – Recent Findings And Benefits

[toc]The keto (short for Ketogenic) diet has recently been proven to save our eyesight as research from the Northeast Ohio Medical University, USA, had conducted a research experiment on mice to prove that it can help maintain vision in patients suffering from glaucoma. What is Keto diet? The Keto diet, commonly known as the low-carb …

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7 Simple Eye Exercises to Help Your Eyes

It’s important to note that very few qualified eye care professionals have ever claimed exercises can do anything to cure or reverse vision issues that require correctional intervention in the form of glasses, contact lenses or laser surgery. [toc]In fact, proponents of the somewhat controversial ‘eye yoga’ – yes, it’s a thing – are often …

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The reason why our ability to see at night goes back to evolution

The cavemen days were a long, long time ago, but human bodily behaviour in the 21st century is still proving to have qualities that originate back to this period. One of these aspects, is our night vision abilities.

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How Can Smoking Damage Your Eyes And Vision?

[toc]It’s common knowledge that smoking cigarettes significantly reduces your health, harms almost every organ in your body, causes a variety of diseases and takes years off of your life. With 7.2  million adults in England that smoke and a staggering 14.6 million ex-smokers, this deadly habit is most commonly known to lead to heart disease, …

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Winter Paralympics 2018: Could you ski down a mountain blind?

Skiing is an exhilarating winter sport that many of us enjoy, with 6.3 million people from the UK going skiing in Europe alone in 2016. But would you ever dare to go down the mountain blindfolded? With the Winter Paralympics 2018 set to come to an end this weekend, we wanted to celebrate those that …

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Synesthesia: The blending of the senses

Have you ever looked at the number three and decided that its colour is red? Or perhaps you’ve been at a concert and the sound of the guitar you can actually feel on the side of your arm, whilst the vocalist you can feel on your right ankle? These experiences may be a sign you …

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What are the short- and long-term laser eye surgery effects?

With any surgical procedure, including laser eye surgery, it’s important to address a number of principal issues and questions up front.

How And Why Do Onions Make Us Cry?

We are known to cry at all sorts of things, from breakups, to puppies, and even the occasional soap episode or two. But there is one thing that makes us cry without fail. That’s right, onions. But why does this seemingly harmless vegetable leave us balling our eyes out? Onions are a staple ingredient and …

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LASIK Eye Surgery 360 Video – 4K Augmented Reality

Here at Focus Clinic London we are proud to share the world’s first LASIK (‘laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis’) eye surgery live video in 360 augmented reality. Performed by our very own Dr David Allamby, this footage is a great way for those thinking of getting laser eye surgery to get an idea of what to expect …

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