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Visualase Raise Money for Macmillan Cancer Support

Visualase Raise Over £200 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Published on 29th September 2014

Last Friday, 26 September, we joined thousands of people around the UK holding a special coffee morning to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Read More...

Big thanks from grateful laser eye surgery patient

Big thanks from grateful laser eye surgery patient

Published on 24th September 2014

We always welcome feedback on the treatment and service we provide here at Visualase Laser Eye Surgery Clinic, so were delighted to receive this wonderful testimonial from a grateful patient recently. Read More...

Independent Laser Eye Surgery Clinics Score Best in Which? Investigation

Independent Laser Eye Surgery Clinics Score Best in Which? Investigation

Published on 23rd September 2014

A recent investigation by Which? published last month has highlighted the poor quality of consultations provided by the large national high street providers of laser eye surgery whilst independent clinics - such as Bolton-based Visualase Laser Eye Clinic and hospital-based providers scored the best. Read More...

Visualase laser eye surgery patients donate their unwanted glasses to charity.

Visualase Donate to Vision Aid

Published on 20th August 2014

Visualase are keen supporters of the charity Vision Aid Overseas and have continued their support with the recent donation of 150 pairs of glasses, kindly donated by their laser eye surgery patients who no longer need them. Read More...

Protect your eyes with sunglasses this summer.

Don’t forget to protect your eyes with sunglasses this summer

Published on 8th July 2014

Nowadays, we all use sunscreen to protect our skin, but you shouldn’t forget to protect your eyes as well. Long summer days means more time spent outdoors, and recent studies show that exposure to bright sunlight may increase the risk of developing eye problems in the future. Read More...

Laser Eye Surgery - Facts & Fiction

Laser Eye Surgery - Facts & Fiction

Published on 8th July 2014

Having performed over 50,000 laser eye surgery procedures, the surgical team at the Visualase Laser Eye Surgery Clinic in Bolton, have both the knowledge and experience to set the facts straight about this eye correction procedure. Read More...

Laser eye surgery stories - follow up on Christine's story

Laser eye surgery stories - follow up on Christine's story

Published on 15th June 2014

It's now been 18 months since I had my laser eye correction at Visualase in May 2011 and I can honestly say the whole experience has been incredible. Read More...

Patient guide to Monovision

Patient guide to Monovision

Published on 5th May 2014

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. If you don't or have never worn distance glasses, by the time you reach 40 -45 years of age you will still develop the need for reading / near vision glasses as this is due to the natural ageing of your eyes. Read More...

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...