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Should I wait until after my summer holidays before having my eyes lasered?

Should I wait until after my summer holidays before having my eyes lasered?

Published on 22nd April 2014

The thought of being able to go on holiday without being loaded down with contact lenses, contact lens solutions, glasses, prescription sunglasses etc is very appealing. Read More...

Is it possible to spread the cost of my laser eye treatment?

Is it possible to spread the cost of my laser eye treatment?

Published on 3rd April 2014

Yes, it is possible to spread to the cost of your laser eye treatment and one of the most popular methods is by taking advantage of our 12 months interest free option. Read More...

Visualase donate prescription glasses to OneSight

Visualase donate prescription glasses to OneSight

Published on 3rd March 2014

We've just boxed up 42 pairs of unwanted prescription glasses, kindly donated by patients who have undergone laser eye correction this month, to send to the charity OneSight. Read More...

Is Monovision a solution once you pass age 40?

Is Monovision a solution once you pass age 40?

Published on 18th February 2014

Monovision is the term given to having laser eye correction were one eye treated for distance vision and the other eye treated for near vision, giving a blend of the two. Read More...

Find out if you are eligible for laser eye surgery

Find out if you are eligible for laser eye surgery

Published on 10th February 2014

If you suffer from vision problems like myopia, hyperopia or astigmatism, you might be a candidate for Lasik eye surgery. In many cases, this type of laser vision correction can rectify these problems for you and will often mean that you don't have to wear contact lenses or eyeglasses again. There are certain conditions however that might prevent you from being able to have laser eye surgery. Read More...

I have thin corneas and won't qualify for LASIK - could I still get LASEK laser eye surgery?

I have thin corneas and won't qualify for LASIK - could I still get LASEK laser eye surgery?

Published on 22nd January 2014

Some candidates for laser eye surgery do have thin corneas which makes them unsuitable for LASIK. Read More...

Laser eye surgery: independent versus national chain

Laser eye surgery: independent versus national chain

Published on 16th January 2014

Visualase are a private, independent clinic and are not part of any of the "high street" laser clinic chains. Read More...

Can I get laser eye surgery even though I have an astigmatism?

Can I get laser eye surgery even though I have an astigmatism?

Published on 13th January 2014

Having astigmatism means that the eye isn't perfectly round (like a marble or a ping pong ball). If you held a football in your left hand and a rugby ball in your right hand - just image all the subtle changes in shape to get from one shape to the other - that is a good way of imaging varying degrees of astigmatism Read More...

If I have any worries after surgery, who do I need to contact?

If I have any worries after surgery, who do I need to contact?

Published on 9th December 2013

You will have a very thorough aftercare regime following your laser eye treatment. Read More...

Will I have 20/20 vision straight after the procedure?

Will I have 20/20 vision straight after the procedure?

Published on 14th November 2013

It does take a little while for your eyes to settle down after your laser eye procedure and achieve 20/20 vision. Most patients notice an overwhelming, immediate improvement whilst still in the treatment room itself. Read More...

Consider the benefits of laser eye surgery

Consider the benefits of laser eye surgery

Published on 13th November 2013

If you are currently using prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses then you have probably considered Lasik eye surgery at some point. There are different different reasons reasons why people have not undergone the treatment and these may include fear of side effects or having been turned down by an ophthalmologist for various reasons. Read More...

Is the cost of laser eye surgery putting you off?

Is the cost of laser eye surgery putting you off?

Published on 8th October 2013

There are different reasons why people who are good candidates for Lasik eye surgery might not choose to go through with the procedure. Sometimes people are afraid of possible side effects that come from having a laser applied to their cornea. Read More...

Independent patient reviews of visualase laser eye surgery clinic

Independent patient reviews of visualase laser eye surgery clinic

Published on 13th June 2013

When you're thinking of having laser eye surgery, it's important to read other customer testimonials and stories so you can build trust and reassurance in the clinic you are considering attending for your laser eye surgery. Read More...

A patients view of laser eye surgery - Christine's Story

A patients view of laser eye surgery - Christine's Story

Published on 8th April 2013

I have been thinking about having laser eye treatment for the last five years or so and have finally plucked up the courage to actually go and see if I'm suitable. I Read More...

Top questions to ask at your free laser eye surgery consultation

Top questions to ask at your free laser eye surgery consultation

Published on 18th March 2013

Whenever a patient comes for a consultation for their laser eye surgery, they will invariably have lots of questions to ask. Read More...

Laser eye surgery 2 years on - what can I expect

Laser eye surgery 2 years on - what can I expect

Published on 14th March 2013

After you have undergone your laser eye treatment, we will see you regularly for the following 12 months to keep a check on your prescription and your eyes. Read More...

Laser eye surgery for reading vision

Laser eye surgery for reading vision

Published on 12th March 2013

If you are between 40 - 45 years of age and wear glasses for distance, you may have started to need help for reading / near vision too. This is usually addressed by changing your single vision spectacle lenses to bifocal lenses or varifocal lenses. Read More...

How soon after laser eye surgery can I fly?

How soon after laser eye surgery can I fly?

Published on 8th March 2013

It is possible to fly within a day or two following your laser eye surgery, though this will depend to a degree on the type of treatment you are having. Read More...

Top 5 reasons why people get laser eye surgery

Top 5 reasons why people get laser eye surgery

Published on 28th February 2013

During the consultation we discuss with patients why they are thinking of having laser eye surgery. Over the past 12 years we have heard a lot of reasons (and some you would have never have thought of!) and thought we would share with you the 5 most common reasons why people opt for laser eye surgery. Read More...

Top 10 laser surgery articles of 2013

Top 10 laser surgery articles of 2013

Published on 26th February 2013

Each month we share our insights and know-how in laser eye surgery, from the questions we get asked from our patients through to insights in new techniques. Read More...