Optegra eye health care blog

Welcome to our eye health care blog, where you'll find useful information and tips on taking care of your eyes, find out what's happening at Optegra and hear experiences from some of our patients. Stay tuned!


Why does laser eye surgery cost so much?

Why does laser eye surgery cost so much?

Laser eye surgery might seem expensive, but there are lots of reasons why good quality treatment comes at a cost. Find out what you can get for your money with Optegra, including the very best facilities and world-class laser eye surgeons. Read more

Common laser eye surgery myths busted

Common laser eye surgery myths busted

With so much information available about laser eye surgery, the chances are that not everything you've heard is correct. Read this guide to find out the truth behind some of the most common laser eye surgery myths. Read more

Is there a laser eye surgery age limit?

Is there a laser eye surgery age limit?

Are you thinking about getting laser eye surgery, but not sure if you're the right age to have treatment? Read this guide to find out more, including advice on getting laser eye surgery over 50. Read more

How to spot the symptoms of cataracts

How to spot the symptoms of cataracts

Cataracts develop gradually, and the symptoms can differ from one person to another, so it isn't always easy to identify them. Find everything you need to know about the symptoms of cataracts right here. Read more

Driving after laser eye surgery: What you need to know

Driving after laser eye surgery: What you need to know

One of the questions we're often asked here at Optegra is whether it's ok to drive after laser eye surgery. Find everything you need to know right here, including how to travel in for your treatment and when you'll be able to drive again. Read more

How to keep your eyes healthy

How to keep your eyes healthy

Your vision is precious, and it's important to keep your eyes healthy to protect your eyesight for years to come. Find out what you can do to improve your eye health with our top tips.  Read more

Why you should choose private cataract surgery

Why you should choose private cataract surgery

Fed up of waiting for cataract treatment on the NHS? With Optegra, you can skip the waiting lists and enjoy world-class facilities. Discover more reasons why you should choose private cataract surgery with us. Read more

Laser eye surgery vs contact lenses

Laser eye surgery vs contact lenses

Not sure whether to go for laser eye surgery or stick with contact lenses? Read this guide to help you make your mind up, including details of the pros and cons of laser eye surgery and contact lenses, and how the costs compare. Read more

Feeling nervous about laser eye surgery?

Feeling nervous about laser eye surgery?

It's only natural to have some nerves before laser eye surgery, but it's important to remember that this is a very common, low-risk procedure. Read our answers to common worries about laser eye surgery, and put your mind at rest.  Read more

A guide to alcohol and laser eye surgery

A guide to alcohol and laser eye surgery

If you've got social events planned close to your treatment date, you might be wondering whether it's ok to have alcohol after laser eye surgery. Find everything you need to know about drinking after laser eye surgery here. Read more


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