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BBC Watchdog laser eye surgery - not all clinics are the same

BBC Watchdog laser eye surgery - not all clinics are the same

Published on 6th May 2011

Some of you may have seen BBC Watchdog on TV last night with quite a lengthy item about laser eye treatment at Optical Express. Whilst the item was in no way negative about laser eye correction, it was negative about the sales techniques used by Optical Express and their overall lack of consistency on their pricing structure and knowledge available by their "patient advisors". Read More...

Does laser eye surgery effect your night vision?

Does laser eye surgery effect your night vision?

Published on 26th April 2011

Night vision problems that may be encountered include reduced contrast vision, glare and halos. However, these symptoms tend to reduce as the cornea heals and improvements in surgical technique and technology over recent years mean that night vision problems are less prevalent. Read More...

Laser eye surgery - the risks downplayed: views of an independent clinic

Laser eye surgery - the risks downplayed: views of an independent clinic

Published on 22nd March 2011

The article on the Marie Claire website back in March 2009 about the risks of laser eye surgery definitely rings true. Read More...

Visualase patient feedback questionnaire 2010 results

Visualase patient feedback questionnaire 2010 results

Published on 14th March 2011

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. Read More...

Is it worth having laser eye surgery abroad?

Is it worth having laser eye surgery abroad?

Published on 23rd February 2011

Some people consider having their laser eye surgery away from the UK. For some it is so they can have time to recuperate in the sunshine or just have the quiet time abroad. For others the price of laser eye surgery abroad may be cheaper than alternative options within the UK. Read More...

The advantages in using a Mechanical Microkeratome

The advantages in using a Mechanical Microkeratome

Published on 17th February 2011

The EuroTimes is a leading ophthalmology publication. The was a recent article on the advantages in using a mechanical microkeratome compared to the femtosecond laser Read More...

Visualase patient feedback questionnaire 2013 results

Visualase patient feedback questionnaire 2013 results

Published on 8th February 2011

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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Daily Mail "tempted by laser surgery? - our response

Daily Mail "tempted by laser surgery? - our response

Published on 8th February 2011

There was an article in the Daily Mail "Tempted by Laser Surgery?" back in November 2010. Read More...

Can I have eye laser surgery even though i've got nystagmus?

Can I have eye laser surgery even though i've got nystagmus?

Published on 24th January 2011

Nystagmus is the involuntary movement of the eye usually from side to side but it can occur with movement up and down or even in a circular motion. There are different types of Nystagmus - early onset Nystagmus (or congenital Nystagmus) or acquired Nystagmus. Read More...

Can I have laser eye surgery even though I'm colour blind?

Can I have laser eye surgery even though I'm colour blind?

Published on 18th January 2011

There is no constraint in having eye laser surgery if you are colour blind as it does not affect the condition - much like wearing contact lenses or glasses. Read More...

Laser eye surgery is VAT exempt

Laser eye surgery is VAT exempt

Published on 6th January 2011

Don't worry about the VAT increase this January. Eye laser surgery is VAT exempt so the prices remain the same and have not increased this January. Read More...

Getting over your fears about laser vision correction

Getting over your fears about laser vision correction

Published on 10th November 2010

If you talk to people who have had laser eye surgery, you will generally hear the same kind of feedback from them. It is something that they do not regret at all and they have found that they have far more freedom than they once did. You will also hear from people that it is not a painful process and that the recovery time is actually very fast. Read More...

Are you wondering if LASIK eye surgery is right for you?

Are you wondering if LASIK eye surgery is right for you?

Published on 8th November 2010

Whether you have had vision problems that have only come up in the past few years or you have spent a long time struggling with your vision, you might be a good candidate for Lasik eye surgery. Not everybody has this option available to them, but if you do it is something that is worth investigating because it can truly change your life. Read More...

Laser eye surgery - understanding the procedures

Laser eye surgery - understanding the procedures

Published on 4th November 2010

Some people would benefit greatly from Lasik eye surgery but are worried about complications or experiencing pain during or following the procedure. It is common to fear what we do not know so if you understand more about laser eye surgery, you'll be more comfortable with the process and more likely to be able to experience the many benefits. Read More...

Laser vision correction - what it can do for you

Laser vision correction - what it can do for you

Published on 27th October 2010

Short and Long sighted , even astigmastism, all can be corrected
If you have vision problems like farsightedness, nearsightedness or even astigmatism, you might be a candidate for laser eye treatment that will have the potential of changing the way you live your life. Read More...

LASIK eye surgery - effective and always improving

LASIK eye surgery - effective and always improving

Published on 18th October 2010

So many people have taken advantage of new advancements in laser vision correction. Since the introduction of Lasik eye surgery, an already safe procedure has become even more effective and comfortable. If you are somebody who has been hesitant to undergo laser eye surgery, then take a closer look at how the procedure is done and you will likely change your mind. Read More...

Is laser eye surgery right for you?

Is laser eye surgery right for you?

Published on 14th October 2010

Many people who have considered laser eye surgery have been worried about possible side effects or the possibility that they may experience pain during the procedure. There are other reasons that people have not been ready to undergo laser vision correction but if you look closely at the procedure and talk to an experienced surgeon, you may well change your mind. Read More...

Lasik eye surgery is safe and effective

Lasik eye surgery is safe and effective

Published on 4th October 2010

Often, people who are good candidates for Lasik eye surgery have some concerns about the procedure. Obviously, the concept of having somebody aim a laser directly at your eye can be a little unnerving for some people. The truth of the matter is that the procedure is very safe and has been consistently improved over the years. Read More...

Laser eye surgery - is it available for you?

Laser eye surgery - is it available for you?

Published on 4th October 2010

Most people who require vision correction are interested in getting laser eye surgery so that they don't have to use corrective vision implements like eyeglasses or contact lenses. Read More...

What is holding you back from laser eye surgery?

What is holding you back from laser eye surgery?

Published on 1st October 2010

If you currently use eyeglasses or contact lenses to correct your vision then you might want to consider the advantages of Lasik eye surgery. Many people are good candidates but there is some reason that they are worried about getting laser eye surgery. Read More...