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How to choose your eye surgeon?

Many people are understandably nervous before embarking on laser vision surgery, as a bad outcome, while very rare, could have a dramatic impact on your life. We believe that choosing a reputable and experienced eye surgeon is key to ensuring a successful treatment and here are a few top tips. You are an individual; embrace...

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Laser vision correction – are you a candidate?

Laser eye surgery is the safest and most popular form of elective surgery in the world, with thousands of people every year deciding to rid themselves of the hassle of glasses or contact lenses and see the world more clearly. However, popular as it is, laser vision correction is not suitable for everyone. The only...

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Visian ICL – what are the benefits?

Visian ICL is an implantable contact lens that is often performed as an alternative to laser eye surgery, in those whose prescription is too strong, or who are unsuitable for laser vision correction for other reasons, such as a thin cornea, abnormal corneal shape or some forms of keratoconus. However, here at Moorfields Eye Hospital,...

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Many UK drivers should not be on the road

Research conducted by Anglia Ruskin University has shown that many UK drivers do not meet new EU vision standards and therefore should not be on the road. The EU directive aims to ensure that drivers across the EU meet the requirements to drive in all member states, and the UK introduced the new vision standard...

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What is laser cataract surgery?

Laser Cataract Surgery is the latest advancement in modern cataract surgery. It is indicated for use in patients undergoing cataract surgery or lens replacement surgery for removal of the crystalline lens. Intended uses in cataract surgery include anterior capsulotomy, phacofragmentation, and the creation of single plane and multi-plane arc cuts/incisions in the cornea, each of...

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