Use our Eye health guide
to get the fact about most common eye disorders, treatments and procedures, what you need to know before considering laser eye surgery, PRK or cataract surgery
LASEK is suitable for people who can’t have the traditional LASIK surgery because the clear outer lens of their eye, the cornea, is too thin or too flat. It is also recommended for people who shouldn’t have a flap cut into their cornea because of their occupation – such as pilots or athletes
PRK, is a type of laser eye surgery used as an alternative to LASIK. It was once the most popular kind of refractive laser eye surgery, performed in many countries around the world since the 1980s. PRK involves using a laser to sculpt the outer lens of the eye, the cornea, which is responsible for 80% of the eye’s focusing power
LASIK, which stands for Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, is a surgical technique for performing laser eye surgery. LASIK surgery is recommended for people who are short-sighted or have astigmatism, as well as some types of long-sightedness
Many people think of eyesight tests as a way of checking whether they need glasses, or finding out if their contact lens prescription is still correct. However, eyesight tests can give the first warning of a number of different conditions that also affect your general health.
Clear Lens Extraction (CLE) is a procedure designed to eliminate the need for distance glasses or contact lenses and it can be used to treat a wide range of prescriptions. With specialist treatment it can also correct reading vision as well as distance vision.
Blepharitis occurs when your eyelids become inflamed. Although it can be uncomfortable, it is not a serious condition and rarely affects eye health or eyesight. However, the soreness can be persistent and annoying.