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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 from laser eye surgery is usually quick, there are some restrictions on travelling after laser eye 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…

Laser Eye Surgery and Diabetes

Diabetes is increasingly common in the UK, with as many as 1 in 17 individuals thought to be affected. It’s a serious condition that brings extra complications, so patients are often automatically refused laser eye surgery simply because they have diabetes. But with the right technology and expertise, laser vision correction could still be a possibility, depending on your particular medical history and circumstances. Let’s take a look at the practicalities of undergoing laser eye surgery if you have diabetes. read more…

4 Ways Laser Eye Surgery Can Improve Your Golf Game

Inspired by the 2018 Masters? If you’re a golf fan, perhaps you’re looking to the professionals for a few tips to improve your game. Did you know that many world-famous golfers swear by the difference that laser eye surgery has made to their performance? Find out how this quick and simple procedure – which takes less time than a round of golf – could help your technique on the golf course. read more…

How to Become a Laser Eye Surgeon

Have you ever wondered what it takes to qualify as a laser eye surgeon? As you’d expect of any surgical career, this highly skilled profession requires years of study, specialist training and on-the-job experience. Let’s take a closer look at the skills and qualifications needed for a career in laser eye surgery. read more…

What are the Minimum Vision Requirements for Driving?

Whether you’re an HGV driver or you just use your car to get to the shops and back, good vision is essential for all road users. But how good is good enough? Don’t get caught out: make sure your eyesight meets the minimum legal requirements to stay safe and drive legally. read more…

Can Supplements Help Maintain your Eye Health?

Like all parts of the body, our eyes require enough of the right nutrients in order to function properly. A healthy, balanced diet is usually enough to maintain good eye health, but some people may benefit from dietary supplements to help guard against eye problems. If you’re wondering whether a multivitamin or other supplement might help your eyes, however, it’s important to seek expert advice. read more…

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