Laser Eye Surgery Advice Centre

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Most Recent Laser Eye Surgery Advice Centre Articles

When Was Laser Eye Surgery Invented?

We are often asked "When was laser eye surgery invented, and who invented it?" This is an interesting question because the history may be older than you think as it dates back to the 1800s. While laser eye surgery is a modern procedure, it started out as a procedure...

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Lasik Eye Surgery Explained

Lasik eye surgery is the name for the most common type of laser eye surgery. Simply explained, Lasik eye surgery permanently changes the shape of the cornea, which is the clear covering on the front of your eye. Most people who need the treatment have a flat, thick...

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Does Laser Eye Surgery Hurt?

The most asked question we hear is "Does laser eye surgery hurt?". For almost all patients the answer is, "No". This is because anaesthetic drops are applied to the eye before the procedure and this has a numbing effect to ensure you feel no pain. Some patients report...

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How Long Does Laser Eye Surgery Last?

Patients want to know how long does laser eye surgery last, which is understandable because it is an expensive treatment. The good news is that the benefits of laser eye surgery are generally permanent. In a small percentage of cases, retreatment or enhancement may be...

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How Long Does Laser Eye Surgery Take?

Patients considering a corrective procedure commonly ask, ‘how long does laser eye surgery take?’ The short answer is that the laser eye surgery itself is an extremely quick procedure. The laser surgery can range from a few seconds to two minutes, depending on the...

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How Old for Laser Eye Surgery?

‘How old for laser eye surgery?’ is a frequently asked and valid question. This is because age can affect your suitability for laser eye surgery and as a young adult your eyes are still changing.  Having eye surgery when you are too young can be detrimental, as it can...

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