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Rossendale optician David Gould recommends Visualase laser eye surgery

Rossendale optician David Gould recommends Visualase laser eye surgery

Published on 24th May 2012

A local Optician David Gould in Rosendale, Lancashire, North West, recently researched and recommended Visualase. As part of their ongoing commitment to their patients they wanted to be able to talked with authority and knowledge when they asked about laser eye surgery. His story was recently written up and published online. Read More...

I'm 61 years old - am I too old for laser eye surgery?

I'm 61 years old - am I too old for laser eye surgery?

Published on 29th April 2012

At 61, you are NOT too old for laser eye surgery. However, one thing to consider is that, the older you are, the higher the chances are of you developing cataract. Read More...

I have been informed that I have large pupils - will this effect whether I can have laser eye surgery?

I have been informed that I have large pupils - will this effect whether I can have laser eye surgery?

Published on 14th April 2012

It is very important to accurately measure the size of a patients pupils, especially at night when they naturally dilate and become larger. Read More...

When can I drive after laser eye surgery?

When can I drive after laser eye surgery?

Published on 12th April 2012

The vast majority of patients are at driving standard or better when we examine them at their day one post op appointment. Read More...

Will I need glasses after having laser eye surgery?

Will I need glasses after having laser eye surgery?

Published on 9th April 2012

If you are having laser eye surgery to correct your distance vision, as long as you had a stable prescription, it is highly unlikely that you would ever require distance glasses again. Read More...

How soon after laser eye surgery can I return to work?

How soon after laser eye surgery can I return to work?

Published on 8th March 2012

This is a question we get asked a lot. The most popular treatment is LASIK as it affords the patient the quickest visual recovery and the least amount of "down time". Read More...

Is it possible to have laser eye surgery if I am pregnant?

Is it possible to have laser eye surgery if I am pregnant?

Published on 1st March 2012

It's not recommended that you have laser treatment whilst you are pregnant, or in the first few months post natal. Read More...

Can I wear make up after laser eye surgery?

Can I wear make up after laser eye surgery?

Published on 1st March 2012

You can wear make up after laser eye surgery, but you do need to avoid eye make up for at least the first week, so no eye shadow, eyeliner or mascara for that length of time. Read More...

Do you advise to wear sunglasses after laser eye surgery?

Do you advise to wear sunglasses after laser eye surgery?

Published on 1st March 2012

We do recommend that you wear a pair good quality UV protection sun glasses after laser eye surgery. Read More...

Visualase patient feedback questionnaire 2012 results

Visualase patient feedback questionnaire 2012 results

Published on 7th February 2012

Once a year in February we send a questionnaire out to all our patients from the previous year. This aim of this survey is to get feedback to assist us in assessing and planning our future patient care.
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How long after laser eye surgery do your eyes stay bloodshot?

How long after laser eye surgery do your eyes stay bloodshot?

Published on 12th January 2012

Your eyes may be slightly bloodshot after undergoing laser eye correction. This can vary from patient to patient as we are all individual. Read More...

I am an avid Sky Diver. How long after laser eye surgery would I have to wait for my first dive?

I am an avid Sky Diver. How long after laser eye surgery would I have to wait for my first dive?

Published on 9th January 2012

We would generally recommend refraining from such an activity for four weeks after your treatment. Read More...

Laser eye surgery Intralase versus Microkeratome - which is best?

Laser eye surgery Intralase versus Microkeratome - which is best?

Published on 14th December 2011

There is much debate amongst eye surgeons about whether Intralase or Microkeratome is best for creating the corneal flap required in the LASIK procedure. Read More...

I had an infection in my eye when I wore contacts and it scarred my cornea - will I still be able to get laser eye surgery?

I had an infection in my eye when I wore contacts and it scarred my cornea - will I still be able to get laser eye surgery?

Published on 14th December 2011

It is not uncommon for someone to have a corneal scar from a contact lens infection. It is still potentially possible to have laser eye surgery if this is the case, but you must seek expert from advice from your treating ophthalmologist. Read More...

How long before laser eye surgery do I have to stop wearing contact lenses?

How long before laser eye surgery do I have to stop wearing contact lenses?

Published on 8th December 2011

You do need to refrain from wearing contact lenses prior to having laser eye surgery. In fact, you need to refrain from wearing them to have your suitability determined at your consultation. Read More...

Can I go diving after laser eye surgery?

Can I go diving after laser eye surgery?

Published on 3rd November 2011

Can I go diving after laser eye surgery? is question which we have seen on one of the leading diving forums. Read More...

Can having laser eye surgery help me pass my medical for the navy?

Can having laser eye surgery help me pass my medical for the navy?

Published on 2nd November 2011

We recently saw this discussion on a forum about could laser eye surgery help if they wanted to join the navy Read More...

People "should obtain several laser eye surgery consultations"

People "should obtain several laser eye surgery consultations"

Published on 6th September 2011

There was a recent article on Contact Lenses.co.uk on whether people should have many consultations before getting laser eye surgery - and we thought we'd respond to this. Read More...

Choosing your eye laser surgery clinic: why location is an important factor

Choosing your eye laser surgery clinic: why location is an important factor

Published on 21st June 2011

At Visualase we take great care of our patients throughout their laser eye surgery - pre-clinic, treatment and aftercare. Our feedback shows that 80% of patients come from within a 30 mile radius of the clinic. Read More...

Why not get laser eye surgery for the summer?

Why not get laser eye surgery for the summer?

Published on 12th June 2011

With the summer holiday season fast approaching - are you starting to think about what to pack for your dream holiday? Read More...