Posts tagged “Laser Eye Surgery”

Are You Suitable For Laser Eye Treatment?

July 6th, 2012
Are You Suitable For Laser Eye Treatment?

Do you wear glasses or contact lenses? Are you having trouble seeing because of cataract development? If so, then you might want to consider laser eye treatment. However while laser treatment has grown tremendously over the last few years, not everyone is suitable for treatment. As such, it is possibly worthwhile knowing a little about […]

Laser Surgery Offers More Options

June 18th, 2012
Laser Surgery Offers More Options

Advances in laser eye surgery are thought to offer patients greater opportunities to improve eyesight; in particular help for patients with cataracts. Cataracts are generally an age-related problem. Traditionally, removal of cataracts required invasive surgery. Laser surgery on the other hand is quick, painless and more importantly doesn’t require major surgical techniques. With an aging […]

Advances in Eye Treatment

March 26th, 2012
Advances in Eye Treatment

Ever since the laser was used for the treatment of eye disease there have been great strides in both its development and the ways in which it is used. To most people TV laser eye treatment means improving eyesight and not having to wear spectacles again. However, this is only one small aspect – there […]

Can Microchips be the Long Term Solution to Improved Health?

March 7th, 2012
Can Microchips be the Long Term Solution to Improved Health?

That’s certainly the opinion of a growing number of medical scientists. Without doubt one of the greatest inventions of our modern times is that of the computer microchip. Not only is it found in diverse products as TV sets to smartphones and computers it is found in many medical and dental equipment, vital for the […]

New Cataract Operation Developed

December 19th, 2011
New Cataract Operation Developed

A medical centre in the US State of Michigan has developed a new bladeless cataract surgical procedure. Called the Lens Sx the device is based on LASIK laser technology, something much used these days by a growing number of eye surgeons and optometrists. Cataracts are mainly a problem for older people, and with an aging […]

Too Old for Laser Eye Surgery?

October 17th, 2011
Too Old for Laser Eye Surgery?

As we get older our eyesight changes and for some people these changes can be dramatic. What’s more, anyone diagnosed with an illness such as diabetes need constant monitoring, as eye disease can be a consequence of uncontrolled blood sugar levels. However, many older people are now looking to have laser eye treatment, particularly those […]

Laser Eye Surgery Growing in Popularity

August 24th, 2011
Laser Eye Surgery Growing in Popularity

Despite not being available on the NHS, laser eye surgery is nevertheless enjoying a rapid growth, with more and more people opting for the treatment in an attempt to discard their spectacles. The procedure has been around for about 20 years, but it is only in the last couple that patients have realised its value. […]

Worries over eye surgeon’s patients

August 8th, 2011
Worries over eye surgeon’s patients

In the UK there are generally few worries about who holds the records for patients. This is true even if your doctor passes away. Quite simply the NHS medical records department or some other organisation will hold those records. Accessing them may not be straightforward, but applying for the right to do so is via […]

Political Disagreement Over Opticians

February 14th, 2011
Political Disagreement Over Opticians

A political argument has started over a bill going through the US Senate concerning opticians. The bill, which one senator believes is being rushed, will allow opticians (called optometrists in America) to do more than they are legally entitled do at present; currently, this is just diagnosis and treatment of certain eye problems and the […]

Judge condemns private cosmetic surgery clinic

February 11th, 2011
Judge condemns private cosmetic surgery clinic

The plastic surgery in question is based in Rotherham. It was accused of a series of failings that could have had serious consequences for its patients. The judgement was made by Nancy Hillier, the judge in the Health, Education and Social Care Tribunal. She said: “[inspections had revealed] significant and extensive breaches of the relevant […]

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