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Can I wear makeup before and after laser eye surgery? The Do’s and Don’ts

Can I wear makeup before and after laser eye surgery? The Do’s and Don’ts

Published on 14th December 2018

A common question that we get asked here at Visualase Laser Eye Surgery Clinic, Bolton is ‘When can I wear makeup again?’ Read More...

Laser Eye Surgery - Fact or Fiction?

Laser Eye Surgery - Fact or Fiction?

Published on 14th November 2018

When it comes to laser eye surgery, not everything you hear is always 100% true and it can often be difficult to differentiate fact from fiction. Read More...

Glasses Vs Contact Lenses Vs Laser Eye Surgery - Which is best?

Glasses Vs Contact Lenses Vs Laser Eye Surgery - Which is best?

Published on 16th October 2018

When it comes to vision correction, glasses, contact lenses and laser eye surgery are the most popular options but there's a lot to think about when deciding which would work best for you. Read More...

Introducing our new laser, the Amaris 500E

Introducing our new laser, the Amaris 500E

Published on 2nd May 2018

We’re incredibly excited to announce that, as of April, we are now taking patient bookings on our state-of-the-art new laser, the Schwind Amaris 500E. Read More...

“A big thank you to everyone involved, you’re all brilliant!” Visualase receive exceptional feedback from patient survey.

“A big thank you to everyone involved, you’re all brilliant!” Visualase receive exceptional feedback from patient survey.

Published on 16th March 2018

At Visualase it’s not just about providing successful treatments for our patients, it is also about providing excellent customer service and meeting the needs of our patients. Read More...

7 Key Facts about LASIK

7 Key Facts about LASIK

Published on 12th March 2018 by Mr Manoj Mathai

At the Visualase Eye Clinic in Bolton, we have performed thousands of LASIK treatments on our patients, here are 7 key reasons why it’s so popular:
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Question of the month - Is laser eye surgery safe?

Question of the month - Is laser eye surgery safe?

Published on 22nd February 2018

When considering laser eye surgery, you may have lots of questions regarding treatment, and rightly so! At Visualase we often get asked the most important question of all... ‘’Is laser eye surgery safe?’’ Our experienced laser eye surgeon Dr Stephen Doyle, Ophthalmologist reassures our patients and explains why laser eye surgery is a safe procedure.
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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...

What’s the difference between LASIK and LASEK eye surgery?

What’s the difference between LASIK and LASEK eye surgery?

Published on 18th October 2017 by Dr Stephen Doyle

At the Visualase Laser Eye Surgery Clinic in Bolton, we perform two types of laser eye surgery - LASIK and LASEK. In this article we explain the difference between the two procedures, and why you may be more suitable to have one treatment than the other. Read More...

Question of the month: Can I wear coloured contact lenses after laser eye surgery?

Question of the month: Can I wear coloured contact lenses after laser eye surgery?

Published on 20th September 2017

Coloured contact lenses are worn to enhance or change the natural eye colour and can be bought in different prescription strengths, or just for cosmetic purposes. This type of contact lens can still be worn after laser eye surgery, however you will probably want to wait a few weeks after undergoing any type of surgery.
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Dry eyes after LASIK laser eye surgery

Dry eyes after LASIK laser eye surgery

Published on 22nd August 2017

If you suffer from dry eye symptoms following laser eye surgery, you are not alone as some people who undergo treatment will have dry eyes to some degree post-surgery. Read More...

Does glaucoma affect my chances of having laser eye surgery?

Does glaucoma affect my chances of having laser eye surgery?

Published on 2nd August 2017

Glaucoma is a term that describes a group of eye conditions that affect vision. Glaucoma often affects both eyes, usually in varying degrees. If left untreated, glaucoma can cause blindness, but if it is diagnosed and treated early enough, further damage to vision can be prevented Read More...

7 Reasons to Choose Visualase for your Laser Eye Surgery

7 Reasons to Choose Visualase for your Laser Eye Surgery

Published on 17th July 2017

Why should you choose laser eye surgery from Visualase, Bolton? Read our blog to find out. Read More...

25% off eye tests for life after laser eye surgery with Visualase.

25% off eye tests with laser eye surgery

Published on 21st June 2017

So, you’ve just had laser eye surgery and you’re thrilled with the results! Your ‘no longer needed’ prescription glasses have been donated to our Vision Aid Overseas recycling campaign, and you’re enjoying the freedom that not wearing glasses brings. Read More...

Visualase support National Sunglasses Day!

Visualase support National Sunglasses Day!

Published on 13th June 2017

National Sunglasses Day is a commemorative date held annually on Tuesday 27th June highlighting the importance of wearing sunglasses to protect your eyes from the sun’s harsh ultraviolet (UV) rays.
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12 interesting facts about laser eye surgery

12 interesting facts about laser eye surgery

Published on 11th June 2017 by Dr Stephen Doyle

Laser eye surgery is ever increasing in popularity, and with more and more people opting to have the surgery it's important to know the facts and dispel the myths surrounding this procedure. Read More...

“First class service” from laser eye  surgeon Dr Stephen Doyle!

“First class service” from laser eye surgeon Dr Stephen Doyle!

Published on 22nd March 2017

Unlike many laser eye surgery clinics, we believe it’s incredibly important for all our patients to have a one-to-one consultation with their treating surgeon; even before they decide whether to go ahead with the surgery or not!
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Dr Stephen Doyle explains the safety aspects of refractive laser eye surgery.

Dr Stephen Doyle explains the safety aspects of refractive laser eye surgery.

Published on 2nd February 2017 by Dr Stephen Doyle

Visualase ophthalmologist Dr Stephen Doyle is no stranger to being asked numerous questions in patient consultations, and one of the most common questions he gets asked is about the safety of refractive laser eye surgery.
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£300 off laser eye surgery in Visualase's birthday promotion.

£300 off in our Special 15th Birthday Campaign!

Published on 16th January 2017

To celebrate our 15th birthday we are running a campaign that will give you up to £300 off laser eye surgery. 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...