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!


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

Getting laser eye surgery before your wedding

Getting laser eye surgery before your wedding

If the thought of wearing glasses on your wedding day fills you with dread, laser eye surgery could be the solution. Find out how to arrange laser eye surgery alongside planning your wedding, with this handy infographic.  Read more

Vision after laser eye surgery: What to expect

Vision after laser eye surgery: What to expect

Before going ahead with laser eye surgery, it's important to be prepared with what to expect. Read on to find out more about laser eye surgery results, and what to expect from your vision after laser eye surgery. Read more

How to afford laser eye surgery

How to afford laser eye surgery

Laser eye surgery could be more affordable than you think. Here at Optegra, we offer a range of finance options to help spread the cost. Find out more about our payment plans and get tips on how to save for your treatment.  Read more

The pros and cons of laser eye surgery

The pros and cons of laser eye surgery

Laser eye surgery is a big decision, and one that you should consider carefully. To help you decide whether it's the right option for you, read our guide to the pros and cons of laser eye surgery, and find out what to expect. Read more

What are the risks of laser eye surgery?

What are the risks of laser eye surgery?

If you've been putting off having laser eye surgery, you're not alone. More than two thirds of people put off vision correction due to fears about surgery, but here at Optegra we do everything we can to ensure your safety. Read more

Sport and exercise after laser eye surgery

Sport and exercise after laser eye surgery

If you're an active person, you're probably wondering how soon you can get back to your favourite sports and exercise after laser eye surgery. Find out when you can resume training with this helpful guide. Read more

Does laser eye surgery hurt?

Does laser eye surgery hurt?

One of the questions we're often asked about laser eye surgery is whether it hurts. Find everything you need to know about laser eye surgery pain right here, including guidance for LASIK, LASEK and SMILE eye surgery. Read more


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