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Laser Eye Surgery - Fact or Fiction?

Laser Eye Surgery - Fact or Fiction?

Published on 14th November 2018

When it comes to laser eye surgery, not everything you hear is always 100% true and it can often be difficult to differentiate fact from fiction. Read More...

Glasses Vs Contact Lenses Vs Laser Eye Surgery - Which is best?

Glasses Vs Contact Lenses Vs Laser Eye Surgery - Which is best?

Published on 16th October 2018

When it comes to vision correction, glasses, contact lenses and laser eye surgery are the most popular options but there's a lot to think about when deciding which would work best for you. Read More...

We’re taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support!

We’re taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support!

Published on 25th September 2018

Here at Visualase, we’re taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on 28th September for Macmillan Cancer Support.
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Visualase support Eye Health Week 2018

Visualase support Eye Health Week 2018

Published on 20th September 2018

Here at Visualase, we are supporting Eye Health Week from the 24th - 30th September to highlight the importance of eye health and the need for regular eye tests. Read More...

How much does laser eye surgery with Visualase cost?

How much does laser eye surgery with Visualase cost?

Published on 28th August 2018

Here at Visualase, there’s no need to worry about any hidden extras as our prices are clear, fixed and all-inclusive. Read More...

Why choose Visualase for your laser eye surgery?

Why choose Visualase for your laser eye surgery?

Published on 2nd July 2018

Since we started in 2001 we have treated thousands of happy patients and pride ourselves on high levels of patient care - from initial consultation right through to final aftercare appointment. Read More...

Introducing our new laser, the Amaris 500E

Introducing our new laser, the Amaris 500E

Published on 2nd May 2018

We’re incredibly excited to announce that, as of April, we are now taking patient bookings on our state-of-the-art new laser, the Schwind Amaris 500E. Read More...

 “You’ve changed my life!” Mr Manoj Mathai encounters amazing feedback from 2017 patient survey.

“You’ve changed my life!” Mr Manoj Mathai encounters amazing feedback from 2017 patient survey.

Published on 21st March 2018

At Visualase we understand that it is very important for patients to have a pre-laser eye surgery consultation with their surgeon. Mr Mathai, Opthamologist meets our patients in person and provides them with the information and reassurance they need before undergoing laser eye surgery. Read More...

“A big thank you to everyone involved, you’re all brilliant!” Visualase receive exceptional feedback from patient survey.

“A big thank you to everyone involved, you’re all brilliant!” Visualase receive exceptional feedback from patient survey.

Published on 16th March 2018

At Visualase it’s not just about providing successful treatments for our patients, it is also about providing excellent customer service and meeting the needs of our patients. Read More...

7 Key Facts about LASIK

7 Key Facts about LASIK

Published on 12th March 2018 by Mr Manoj Mathai

At the Visualase Eye Clinic in Bolton, we have performed thousands of LASIK treatments on our patients, here are 7 key reasons why it’s so popular:
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Question of the month - Is laser eye surgery safe?

Question of the month - Is laser eye surgery safe?

Published on 22nd February 2018

When considering laser eye surgery, you may have lots of questions regarding treatment, and rightly so! At Visualase we often get asked the most important question of all... ‘’Is laser eye surgery safe?’’ Our experienced laser eye surgeon Dr Stephen Doyle, Ophthalmologist reassures our patients and explains why laser eye surgery is a safe procedure.
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The facts about age related macular degeneration

The facts about age related macular degeneration

Published on 5th January 2018

Over the past few months Visualase have received numerous enquiries from patients who suffer from macular degeneration requiring additional information.
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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 4th December 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...

The difference between LASIK and LASEK laser eye surgery.

What’s the difference between LASIK and LASEK eye surgery?

Published on 18th October 2017 by Dr Stephen Doyle

At the Visualase Laser Eye Surgery Clinic in Bolton, we perform two types of laser eye surgery - LASIK and LASEK. In this article we explain the difference between the two procedures, and why you may be more suitable to have one treatment than the other. Read More...

Visualase support World Sight Day 2017

Visualase support World Sight Day 2017

Published on 5th 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 20th 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 6th 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 22nd 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 2nd 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...