Posts tagged “laser eye treatment”

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, […]

LASIK: Weighing Up The Pros And Cons

April 15th, 2013
LASIK: Weighing Up The Pros And Cons

Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis or more simply, LASIK, is a type of laser eye surgery that reshapes the eye to improve vision. Patients who undergo this surgery often no longer need eyeglasses or contacts. With this procedure, a flap is cut open on the cornea. Then, with the use of a laser, the cornea […]

LASIK Eye Treatment Makes Its Way to the Middle East

May 9th, 2012
LASIK Eye Treatment Makes Its Way to the Middle East

It isn’t just the USA, Europe and other western nations that are seeing an upsurge in use of LASIK laser eye treatment. Patients in Oman are also benefiting. Patients requiring treatment visit the Muscat Eye Laser Centre, which uses a particular system called Z-LASIK. Uptake has apparently been nothing short of phenomenal. Worldwide 30 million […]

Winter Sees an Increase in Demand for Laser Treatments

December 23rd, 2011
Winter Sees an Increase in Demand for Laser Treatments

Interestingly, cosmetic surgeons have noted that the winter months appear to create an increased demand for laser treatments. Speaking with reporters, Dr. Lyle Weeks a prominent US plastic surgeon said: “It’s very important to avoid the sun as much as possible and it’s a lot easier to do that in the winter time than it […]

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