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What to look out for when opting for laser eye surgery

what to look for in laser eye surgery

From the best clinics to the worst potential side-effects here’s a list of important things to consider before opting for laser eye surgery. 1. Laser eye surgery is not the only procedure available for vision correction. In fact, it’s not always the right procedure. Laser eye surgery has become synonymous with vision correction. But be […]

Legally blind to 20/20 vision in seconds

legally blind to 20-20 vision

New innovations in eye surgery are leading the way for cataract patients. A revolutionary eye treatment is transforming lives by helping cataract patients to get rid of their glasses. It can even restore 20-20 vision. The simple and painless procedure takes 15 minutes per eye. It uses proven, effective and incredibly accurate technology to correct […]

Optometrist education event

eyelid disorders meeting

Oculoplastics Update (Ref: S-32924)   Title: Interactive clinical lecture with discussion workshop for Optometrists Date & time: 4th June 2019 from 6pm – 7.30pm Where: Peebles Hydro, Innerleithin Road, Peebles, EH45 8LX   You are invited to attend a 60-90 minute update on the assessment, pattern recognition and diagnosis of common oculoplastic and lacrimal disorders. The […]

Study shows cataract surgery could reduce your risk of mortality

lens replacement surgery

By Jonathan Ross, Consultant Ophthalmologist An interesting piece of research landed on my desk a few days ago about an observational study that has identified a link between cataract surgery and reduced risk of mortality in women. Read the study here The research studied over 70,000 women aged 65 and over and after multivariable adjustment, […]

Unexpected benefits of vision correction

Woman having her glasses removed after vision correction surgery

The main aim of vision correction surgery is to improve sight but as our surgeons know, there is a plethora of more unusual benefits of laser eye surgery and cataract surgery. Having carried out over 20,000 surgeries to date and after spending a lot of time with patients after surgery, our consultants have compiled a […]

6 Surprising Facts About Lens Replacement Surgery

6 surprising facts about lens replacement

6 Surprising Facts About Lens Replacement Surgery If you’ve been experiencing symptoms of farsightedness or nearsightedness, lens replacement surgery might just be for you! Now you may be asking, “What is lens replacement surgery?”. During lens replacement surgery, the natural lens is replaced with an artificial one. This helps you to see clearer. You may […]

Free Information Events

Why laser eye surgery is more spa treatment and less trip to the dentist

Edinburgh – Saturday 16th March Venue: Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Cataract Surgery – 9.30am – 11am BOOK  NOW Laser eye surgery and lens replacement surgery – 11.30am – 1.00pm BOOK NOW Glasgow – Saturday 30th March Venue: Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow Cataract Surgery – 9.30am – 11am BOOK NOW Laser eye […]

Five Celebrities Who Have Had Cataract Surgery

Larry King has undergone cataract surgery

Dozens of celebrities, including Mila Kunis and Larry King have undergone cataract surgery to help restore their vision. What are cataracts?Cataracts are a medical condition in which clouding in the eye’s crystalline lens affects the eyes vision. The lens, which lies behind the iris and the pupil, slowly becomes opaque, leading to blurred vision. The […]

Can I have laser eye surgery even if I have astigmatism?

Mr Sanjay Mantry talks about laser eye surgery

In our latest blog, Mr Sanjay Mantry covers one of the most popular questions asked by our patients – Can I have laser eye surgery if I have astigmatism? The short answer is Yes – Laser eye surgery can be very effective for correcting vision affected by astigmatism.   What is astigmatism? Astigmatism is a relatively common eye condition […]