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Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery When Pregnant?

If you’re hoping to undergo laser eye surgery, pregnancy may not be the best time to do it. Here we’ll explain more about laser eye surgery and pregnancy, and why you may get better results if you wait until you’ve had the baby and finished breastfeeding. read more…

Contact Sports and Laser Eye Surgery

July marks another Rugby Sevens World Cup! If you’re partial to a game of rugby yourself – or indeed any other contact sport – you might be wondering if laser eye surgery is suitable for you. Discover all you need to know, with our guide to contact sports and laser eye surgery. read more…

Allon Barsam at the AECOS European Symposium 2018

Have you ever wondered what Allon Barsam gets up to in between appointments? Aside from a challenging exercise routine and time spent researching the latest techniques for vision correction surgery, Mr Barsam is also a regular at ophthalmology conferences around the world.

He recently moderated a series of talks on how to run an excellent vision correction practice, at the 7th Annual AECOS European Symposium. read more…

Natural Beauty Tips for Healthy Eyes

Keeping our eyes healthy is vital for good vision. But more than that, it can also help us to look our best. While any visual issues need to be treated by a medical professional, there are many ways that naturally-occurring remedies can be used to reduce puffiness and dark circles, keeping your eyes looking and feeling bright, sparkling and vibrant. read more…

Travelling After Laser Eye Surgery

After undergoing laser eye surgery, you’ll need to get home. If you’ve come a long way, this could include travelling by car, public transport or even by plane! Although recovery is usually quick, there are some restrictions on travelling after the surgery. Find out how soon you will be able to drive, fly and travel by public transport. read more…

Laser Eye Surgery Regulation

When you undergo laser eye surgery, you have to put your trust in your ophthalmologist. But do you know how qualified they are to perform the procedure, and whether they abide by industry regulations?  read more…

Protecting Your Eyes in Summer

We’re well trained to reach for the sun lotion because we understand the effect the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can have on our skin. But did you know that radiation from the sun can damage your eyes in the same way?  read more…

Understanding Your Eye Prescription

When you have an eye exam, your eyes are tested in a number of different ways. The resulting measurements are recorded in your eye prescription. If you’re looking at your prescription and trying to decode what it all means, we’re here to help! Discover the meaning behind those mysterious words and abbreviations in our guide to understanding your eye prescription. read more…

LASIK – Its History and Popularity Explored

If you’re considering laser eye surgery, it’s likely you’ll choose LASIK – the most popular form of refractive surgery, which has improved the sight of over 30 million people globally since it was first approved in 1999. Let’s take a look at how this hi-tech laser procedure evolved, and why LASIK is such a popular choice today. read more…

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