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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…

Protecting Your Eyes in Spring

Springtime is here! It’s always lovely to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine after a long, cold winter, but for many people, this time of year also brings predictable, seasonal eye problems. Let’s take a look at some of the common issues that could affect your eyes this season, and the best way to protect your eyes this spring. read more…

Olympians Who Have Had Laser Eye Surgery

If, like us, you’ve been impressed by the amazing athletes in the recent Winter Olympics, you might be inspired to improve your sporting performance. Whether you’re a professional athlete or simply a keen amateur sports person, great vision is key. So if you’re considering laser eye surgery for vision correction, you’ll be pleased to hear you’re in good company! Discover which high-achieving Olympic athletes have also undergone this life-changing procedure, and improved their performance as a result. read more…

A Guide to Laser Eye Surgery for Seniors

Laser eye surgery is often a viable option for seniors, but there may be certain factors to take into account. Here we’ll take a look at what to consider if you’re over 60 and thinking about laser-assisted vision correction. read more…

Can Alcohol Affect Eyesight?

We know that alcohol can damage our health, if consumed in excess, but did you know that alcohol can affect your eyesight? Here, we’ll take a look at the links between alcohol and eyesight, examining whether drinking alcohol can actually lead to long-term damage. read more…

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