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Can I have laser treatment if I have cataracts?

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...

Glossary of laser eye surgery and eye health terms from Visualase.

Glossary of Laser Eye Surgery Terms

Published on 3rd January 2017

We appreciate that there are many unusual words relating to your eye health and laser eye surgery, so we've put them all in a glossary for quick reference! Read More...

What age can I have laser eye surgery?

What age can I have laser eye surgery?

Published on 17th February 2016 by Dr Stephen Doyle

Wearing glasses when you are a child or teenager can unfortunately sometimes lead to teasing, which is one of the reasons why we often have parents asking whether their child can have laser eye surgery.
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Dr Stephen Doyle explains all you need to know about laser eye surgery

Dr Stephen Doyle explains all you need to know about laser eye surgery

Published on 4th November 2015 by Dr Stephen Doyle

We asked our ophthalmologist Dr Stephen Doyle a few key questions about laser eye surgery and here’s what he said…
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