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.
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.
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.
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...
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
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?
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.
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
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?
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...
7 Reasons to Choose Visualase for your Laser Eye Surgery
Published on 17th July 2017
Why should you choose laser eye surgery from Visualase, Bolton? Read our blog to find out. Read More...
What is the price of laser eye surgery at Visualase?
Published on 29th 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!
25% off eye tests with laser eye surgery
Published on 21st 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!
Published on 13th 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.
12 interesting facts about laser eye surgery
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
Published on 8th 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.
“All the staff are fantastic” - Visualase receive amazing feedback from 2016 patient survey.
Published on 11th 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.
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.
“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!
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.