Posts tagged “Laser Eye Surgery”

UK Celebrity Praises Laser Eye Surgery

September 22nd, 2014
UK Celebrity Praises Laser Eye Surgery

It is thought around half the UK population wears glasses or contact lenses. Moreover, with an aging population this is likely to increase. However, growing numbers of people are opting to have some form of eye surgery to correct their vision and get rid of their spectacles. One individual who has benefited from this procedure […]

Young Adults Encouraged to have Laser Eye Treatment in the USA

August 14th, 2014
Young Adults Encouraged to have Laser Eye Treatment in the USA

In a world where technology is becoming more and more advanced, many people are opting for laser eye surgery in order to improve their eyesight. Choosing laser eye surgery is not as straightforward as many think. Unlike cosmetic surgery, there are a number of factors which must be taken into account before a surgeon carries […]

The Pros and Cons of Laser Eye Surgery

June 12th, 2014
The Pros and Cons of Laser Eye Surgery

Laser eye surgery is growing in popularity among people who require spectacles or contact lenses. But what are the pros and cons of laser eye surgery? And is everyone suitable for treatment? Before answering these questions, it is perhaps more pertinent to discuss what laser eye surgery is, and what options are available. Essentially, the […]

How Safe Is LASIK Surgery?

April 14th, 2014
How Safe Is LASIK Surgery?

LASIK, or laser eye surgery, has been around for many years now. However, for most people it is still a novel idea, and like all novel ideas can create a sense of fear or trepidation. So, how safe is LASIK surgery?According to researchers, laser eye treatment, in particular LASIK therapy, is completely safe. What’s more, […]

Is LASIK The Way Forward?

March 20th, 2014
Is LASIK The Way Forward?

It is thought that half the population wears glasses or contact lenses to help correct their vision. Modern technology however is beginning to make an impact even in this area of life. For instance, one of the growing alternatives to wearing visual devices is laser treatment such as LASIK surgery. The thought of laser treatment […]

How To Know If You’re A Good Candidate For Laser Eye Surgery

November 14th, 2013
How To Know If You’re A Good Candidate For Laser Eye Surgery

The popularity of laser eye surgery has seen a huge surge over the last 20 years or more, with over 100,000 people in the UK alone opting to have the procedure annually. And with the promise of near-perfect eyesight after the surgery, it’s not difficult to fathom why this relatively quick, 10-minute procedure has become […]

Open Event To Be Held In A Bournemouth Hospital

June 10th, 2013
Open Event To Be Held In A Bournemouth Hospital

An open event is being held at the Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital next week to promote the use of laser eye treatment. The seminar entitled Life without glasses: Laser in cataract and corneal surgery is being hosted and presented by one of Dorset’s leading ophthalmologists Mr. James Kersey. The focus of the event will cover […]

New England Ophthalmologist Now Using New Technique

January 23rd, 2013
New England Ophthalmologist Now Using New Technique

Laser eye surgery has been around for several years now. The normal technology in use by eye surgeons and others is LASIK surgery. However an American ophthalmologist based in New England is offering his patients a different kind of surgery. This is also aimed at patients with cataracts. In fact the practitioner is apparently the […]

Spectacles, Contact Lenses And Laser Surgery

October 29th, 2012
Spectacles, Contact Lenses And Laser Surgery

Traditionally, people who needed corrective ‘surgery’ were given a pair of glasses. Later they also had the option of contact lenses to replace spectacles. Now there is a third option – laser eye surgery. However laser eye surgery is being advertised as a panacea for just about all eye conditions. The problem is though that […]

Are You Suitable For LASIK Surgery?

September 26th, 2012
Are You Suitable For LASIK Surgery?

There are lots of adverts these days on the TV promoting laser eye surgery. However not everyone is suitable. What’s more, the adverts (perhaps for obvious reasons) do not emphasise this fact. To start with anyone who has an illness such as diabetes may not be suitable for treatment. The reason is that the disease […]

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