Posts tagged “LASIK”

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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