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Mr Manoj Mathai explains the facts and causes of Keratoconus

Mr Manoj Mathai explains the facts and causes of Keratoconus

Published on 29th November 2017 by Mr Manoj Mathai

Surgeon Mr Manoj Mathai is often asked about the causes of keratoconus, and whether laser surgery is possible with the condition.
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Can I have laser treatment if I have cataracts?

Can I have laser treatment if I have cataracts?

Published on 16th November 2017

The simple answer is no. The eye is rather like a camera and like a camera there is a lens inside the eye. This lens sits just behind the pupil and should be transparent. If for any reason the lens of the eye becomes cloudy or hazy the patient is then said to have a cataract. A better and patient orientated definition of cataract is therefore: "a clouding of the lens within the eye that is reducing vision." Read More...

Visualase support World Sight Day 2017

Visualase support World Sight Day 2017

Published on 6th October 2017

Visualase laser eye clinic, based in Bolton is supporting World Sight Day (WSD) which is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment held on Thursday 12 October, 2017. Read More...

Question of the month: Can I wear coloured contact lenses after laser eye surgery?

Question of the month: Can I wear coloured contact lenses after laser eye surgery?

Published on 21st September 2017

Coloured contact lenses are worn to enhance or change the natural eye colour and can be bought in different prescription strengths, or just for cosmetic purposes. This type of contact lens can still be worn after laser eye surgery, however you will probably want to wait a few weeks after undergoing any type of surgery.
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Monovision explained by Visualase laser eye surgery clinic, Bolton.

What is monovision?

Published on 7th September 2017

As we age our eyes age too and the natural ability to adjust focus from distance to near starts to deteriorate. The lens of the eye becomes less pliable making it harder for the lens to change shape and focus on near or far objects. Read More...

Dry eyes after LASIK laser eye surgery

Dry eyes after LASIK laser eye surgery

Published on 23rd August 2017

If you suffer from dry eye symptoms following laser eye surgery, you are not alone as some people who undergo treatment will have dry eyes to some degree post-surgery. Read More...

Does glaucoma affect my chances of having laser eye surgery?

Does glaucoma affect my chances of having laser eye surgery?

Published on 3rd August 2017

Glaucoma is a term that describes a group of eye conditions that affect vision. Glaucoma often affects both eyes, usually in varying degrees. If left untreated, glaucoma can cause blindness, but if it is diagnosed and treated early enough, further damage to vision can be prevented Read More...

Find out the cost of laser eye surgery at Visualase, Bolton

What is the price of laser eye surgery at Visualase?

Published on 30th June 2017

At Visualase our prices are clear, fixed and all-inclusive so there’s no need to worry about any hidden extras, as you may encounter at other high street laser eye surgery providers!
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25% off eye tests for life after laser eye surgery with Visualase.

25% off eye tests with laser eye surgery

Published on 22nd June 2017

So, you’ve just had laser eye surgery and you’re thrilled with the results! Your ‘no longer needed’ prescription glasses have been donated to our Vision Aid Overseas recycling campaign, and you’re enjoying the freedom that not wearing glasses brings. Read More...

Visualase support National Sunglasses Day!

Visualase support National Sunglasses Day!

Published on 14th June 2017

National Sunglasses Day is a commemorative date held annually on Tuesday 27th June highlighting the importance of wearing sunglasses to protect your eyes from the sun’s harsh ultraviolet (UV) rays.
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12 interesting facts about laser eye surgery

12 interesting facts about laser eye surgery

Published on 12th June 2017 by Dr Stephen Doyle

Laser eye surgery is ever increasing in popularity, and with more and more people opting to have the surgery it's important to know the facts and dispel the myths surrounding this procedure. Read More...

Vision Aid Overseas benefits from Visualase donation

Vision Aid Overseas benefits from Visualase donation

Published on 9th June 2017

Bolton based laser eye surgery clinic Visualase has been a keen supporter of international charity Vision Aid Overseas for many years and in that time have donated thousands of pairs of glasses to the deserving cause.
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“All the staff are fantastic” - Visualase receive amazing feedback from 2016 patient survey.

“All the staff are fantastic” - Visualase receive amazing feedback from 2016 patient survey.

Published on 12th April 2017

When considering laser eye surgery, it’s understandable that you want to know everything about the procedure, but it is also just as important to know about the staff and the service that you will receive from Visualase.
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Why did you choose Visualase? We asked in our 2016 patient survey.

Why did you choose Visualase? We asked in our 2016 patient survey.

Published on 24th March 2017

At Visualase we pride ourselves on providing the best treatment for our patients. As having laser eye surgery can be a daunting prospect, we recommend researching the feedback we receive so that you are clear on what made our patients chose Visualase for their treatment.
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“First class service” from laser eye  surgeon Dr Stephen Doyle!

“First class service” from laser eye surgeon Dr Stephen Doyle!

Published on 22nd March 2017

Unlike many laser eye surgery clinics, we believe it’s incredibly important for all our patients to have a one-to-one consultation with their treating surgeon; even before they decide whether to go ahead with the surgery or not!
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Another Year of Fantastic Results from Patient Survey!

Another Year of Fantastic Results from Patient Survey!

Published on 10th March 2017

Each year we ask our patients to complete a survey to review our service, this is to ensure that we are continually improving, and providing the best experience for patients who choose to have laser eye surgery with us.
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Dr Stephen Doyle explains the safety aspects of refractive laser eye surgery.

Dr Stephen Doyle explains the safety aspects of refractive laser eye surgery.

Published on 2nd February 2017 by Dr Stephen Doyle

Visualase ophthalmologist Dr Stephen Doyle is no stranger to being asked numerous questions in patient consultations, and one of the most common questions he gets asked is about the safety of refractive laser eye surgery.
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Question of the month - How do I know if my prescription is within the treatable range?

Question of the month - How do I know if my prescription is within the treatable range?

Published on 25th January 2017 by Dr Stephen Doyle

This month we’ve had enquiries as to whether a patient is suitable for laser eye surgery based on their prescription.
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£300 off laser eye surgery in Visualase's birthday promotion.

£300 off in our Special 15th Birthday Campaign!

Published on 16th January 2017

To celebrate our 15th birthday we are running a campaign that will give you up to £300 off laser eye surgery. Read More...

What inspired me to enter the world of refractive surgery?

What inspired me to enter the world of refractive surgery?

Published on 21st December 2016 by Mr Manoj Mathai

For me, refractive laser surgery is the ultimate example of high end technology working wonders on the human body. Read More...