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What are some of the main benefits of laser eye surgery?

27th September, 2012   0 comments

Eye laser treatment is a life changing procedure available to help correct certain vision problems. Of course, there are various benefits from having this procedure undertaken on your eyesight, things people might otherwise take for granted. For example, the main and most obvious benefit of laser eye surgery is the fact that it corrects your vision. If you suffer from myopia (shortsightedness), hyperopia (longsightedness) or astigmatism, then it may be the right choice for you. Many people find that, after the procedure, they have 20/20 vision, with some people having even better vision than that. There are three main types … more

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Laser Eye Surgery Prices

20th September, 2012   0 comments

Laser eye surgery prices are often a deciding point for those looking to have the procedure carried out to correct their vision. After an initial consultation, you will be presented with a quote for how much it will cost for you to have your vision corrected. The higher the prescription you have, the higher this price is likely to be. Many people will see this surgery as being quite costly. After all, if you were given a price of £1000 per eye, you might think again about having the procedure. But to get a true measure of if it is … more

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Laser Eye Surgery Risks

19th September, 2012   0 comments

As with all surgical procedures, laser eye surgery does have risks involved. There is a very low chance of complications occuring, however as, according to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, complications occur in less than 5% of cases. Regardless of this fact, it is still important to understand the risks involved before going ahead with the procedure. Probably one of the more common risks is dry eye after surgery. This is more common in LASIK eye surgery that uses a blade, as corneal nerves are damaged during surgery when the flap is cut. A deeper flap will cause more damage, … more

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How do I know if I’m suitable for eye laser treatment?

12th September, 2012   0 comments

It is advised that you are over the age of 21 to be eligible for laser eye surgery. This is because, as a child, your eye changes over time, and the treatment requires a patient to have a stable prescription, something less likely at a younger age when the eye may still be changing. A stable prescription means that the eye must have had less than 0.5 diopter change within the two or three years leading up to the surgery. In addition to this, it is also advisable that your eyes are otherwise healthy, and that your general health is … more

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Laser Eye Surgery Review

12th September, 2012   0 comments

If you are looking into having laser eye surgery, you may be curious to read into other people’s accounts that have had the surgery performed on their eyes. When looking through reviews, you will most likely find many very happy customers who have never looked back since. Here is one such customer’s review that they were happy to share with us: I used to suffer from myopia in both eyes and have had to wear glasses constantly from a young age.  Contact lenses had never been an option for me, as they irritated my eyes to no end, even with … more

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More commonly asked questions about laser eye surgery

7th September, 2012   0 comments

If you’re looking into having laser eye surgery, you will probably want to learn as much about the procedure as possible, so you can go in to have the procedure with complete peace of mind. Naturally, you will have a lot of questions, so Laser Surgery Eyes have been answering some of the frequently asked questions about laser eye surgery UK. Can’t find your question? Then check other commonly asked questions, or contact us and we will help find you an answer. What are the risks of Laser Eye Surgery? As with all surgical procedures, it is important to realise … more

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Commonly asked questions about laser eye surgery

6th September, 2012   0 comments

Clinics that offer laser eye surgery UK often get asked the same questions time and time again. At Laser Surgery Eyes, we have brought together some of the most frequently asked questions, with answers of course! Read on to see if your question has been answered. Am I suitable for laser eye surgery? One of the first questions you may be wondering about is whether or not the procedure is suitable for your vision. If you are short-sighted (myopic), long-sighted (hyperopic) and suffer from astigmatism, then you will be eligible. Of course, there are three main types of treatment available, so … more

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Short-sightedness, Long-sightedness and Astigmatism Explained

5th September, 2012   0 comments

Laser Eye Surgery is a procedure carried out to correct certain vision problems. These are: myopia (short-sightedness), hyperopia (long-sightedness) and astigmatism. You may well be a sufferer of one of these, but how much do you  know about them and how does the laser treatment help correct them? Myopia, which is also known as short-sightedness, is a condition in which someone has good, clear, close vision, but blurry distant vision. This means for close work, such as reading, watching television, etc they don’t have a problem, but can’t see into the distance very well without glasses or contacts to aid them. … more

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How is LASIK Eye Surgery Performed?

5th September, 2012   0 comments

Many people who suffer from vision problems such as short-sightedness (myopia), long-sightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism are turning to corrective eye laser treatment to help correct their vision. However, some people may prefer to understand how the procedure is carried out and what is involved before they go ahead with it. Firstly, you must choose a clinic. It may be advisable to keep your options open – many clinics offer free consultations. Remember, cheaper is not always the best option, you should view quality of the surgery and surgeons more important than getting the best deal possible. Get in touch with … more

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