Thanks for this interesting questions!
The use of collagen cross-linking to enhance Lasik procedures has been performed increasingly commonly in the last 15 years.
This is due to more evidence emerging that […]
Lasik is very safe and has an excellent record, however up to 6% of patients may require an enhancement procedure within 10 years of the original surgery.
Some minor changes in spectacle r […]
The main reason that patients choose to have Laser Refractive Surgery performed on the same day as their assessment is that both the assessment and the surgery require the patient to be off their contact lenses […]
Thanks so much for your question! This is a really interesting question as it addresses a relatively recent adjunct procedure that is performed for patients during or after refractive surgery, namely collagen […]
Certainly. The most common side-effect after LASIK or any form of laser-refractive surgery to the cornea, is loss of contrast sensitivity, and glares and haloes that are worse at night-time. It is very rare for […]
This question is tricky. Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) has many variants, severity types and inheritance patterns. So just because your family member has RP, does not necessarily mean that you will develop RP, may […]
Absolutely YAY! As long as your spectacle refraction has stabilised, you have been off your contact lenses for over 5 days, and are over 18 (please bring a parent or legal guardian to give us permission to do the […]
Both forms of cornea refractive surgery are equally viable for this group of patients. The previous concern that patients had about displacement of the cornea flap in vigorous sporting activities are unfounded, […]