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What Is Laser Eye Surgery?

Laser surgery is a type of procedure during which a state of the art laser is used to painlessly remove a tiny amount of eye tissue.

Since human tissue is soft, the laser is used for a matter of minutes and the tissue is extracted without any bleeding or discomfort. Thanks to the advancement in technology, laser surgery is now completely safe and the most popular elective surgery in the world. Laser surgery is frequently used to treat refractive and non-refractive eye conditions.

Our immaculate five star, dedicated hospitals provide the best possible setting for the very best care and outcomes for laser procedures.

 

How Does Laser Eye Surgery Work?

Laser eye surgery is a safe and effective surgery that will reshape the cornea of the eye. It works by correcting the focus of the cornea, through three alternative treatments: LASEKLASIK or the latest ReLEx SMILE. We are the only UK group to offer all 3 options, based on what is ideal for your unique vision correction needs.

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Do I need laser eye surgery?

Laser eye surgery is ideal if you are affected by short sight, long sight or astigmatism. Short-sightedness can range from mild, where treatment may not be required, to severe, where objects will appear blurry.

In the long term, long-sightedness, can significantly cause headaches and tiredness due to “over-focus” and lead to double vision. Depending on the seriousness of the problem contact lenses or glasses can be worn but some people may find it less of a hassle to have laser eye surgery.

Reasons To Choose Laser Eye Surgery

  • See clearly without the need for glasses or contacts
  • Significant cost savings on glasses & lenses
  • 10 – 15 minute treatment, with no pain or discomfort
  • Back to work within 48 hours
  • Safe and effective – 40 million patients worldwide

“Over 99% Of Our Patients Achieve 20/20 With Our Laser Eye Surgery”

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Awarded top-rated surgeon by Doctify in 2018

Optegra laser eye surgery is very safe and effective. Over 99% of our customers achieved 20/20 vision or better on the next day after the treatment although it may take slightly longer for some patients.

World class surgeons

Our world class laser eye consultants are NHS-trained, as well as being Fellows of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists or equivalent organisations. Our Ophthalmic Surgeons are the best in the industry so you can rest assured of their experience and expertise.

With hospitals and clinics throughout the country, an Optegra Eye Hospital is never far away.

Is laser eye surgery permanent?

In most cases the improved vision is permanent, but patients’ eyes change over the years. After 10 years, only ten percent of patients will need an enhancement procedure. This is usually due to changes that occur in the lens inside the eye over the time.

How Much Does Laser Eye Surgery Cost?

While the treatment suitable for you will be determined according to your personal needs, we offer one clear set price for our laser eye surgery. So you know exactly what to expect:

Important Information:
* LASIK and LASEK treatment for Central London costs £1,895.
Interest free credit for 24 months. Finance options are available.

Risks of laser eye surgery

All surgical procedures carry a very slight degree of risk, which can be:

  • Vision after surgery is not as expected
  • Dry eyes
  • Flap complications
  • Glare or halo effect

Our clinical setting of dedicated eye hospitals and world renowned surgeons means you’re in the best possible hands to get the highest standard of care and results.

In fact, laser eye surgery is the most common elective procedure, with over 40 million surgeries conducted worldwide. At Optegra, our surgeon expertise and superb 5 star facilities and technology mean you will receive the highest standard of treatment available in the world.

 

How to minimise risks?

People all recover at different rates and a small percentage of patients will either under or over heal. In the overwhelming majority of cases, there is no need for any further treatment once the laser surgery is complete.

Risk of laser eye surgery complications can be significantly reduced by choosing a high-quality eye surgery provider, and a hospital (not high street) setting.

We are the UK’s most trusted eye care provider, but don’t just take our word for it, see what our patients say about us.

What Is the best age for laser eye surgery?

Most expert eye surgeons agree the ideal ages for laser eye surgery are people between 21-40 years old. By the age of 21 the eye stops changing and is safe to operate on.

By the age of 40, the person can experience different types of vision impairments that will need to be assessed before being corrected. For instance, laser eye surgery can correct your short-sightedness but not your presbyopia. Then, patients could find themselves continuing to wear reading glasses after the surgery.

At Optegra, our wealth of cutting edge treatment options mean no matter your condition, we are almost certain to have a treatment solution for your unique circumstances.

Laser eye surgery FAQs

Most people fee zero pain, and some techniques like LASIK & SMILE are especially painless. Local anaesthetic drops are applied before the procedure to ensure a painless experience.

 

Laser eye surgery takes 15 minutes to perform, but the actual laser takes a very small part of this time. However, we would advise that you allocate 2-3 hours during the day for a correct preparation and initial after care steps to take place.

Most patients will see the results of laser eye surgery 1-2 days after their surgery. Since everyone is different, some patients enjoy a rapid visual recovery after laser eye surgery and can notice improvements in their vision immediately.

Yes. Our specialist Monovision technique can help correct reading vision difficulties caused by presbyopia. However, LASIK, LASEK or SMILE surgeries may not always be suitable for people who need strong prescriptions to read. In this case an alternative treatment may be suggested.

Each laser eye surgery treatment is suited to different individuals with different eye health needs. LASIK is best suited to patients with hyperopia or myopia, whereas LASEK is suitable for individuals with thin or flat corneas.

ReLEX SMILE is suitable for individuals with or without astigmatisms. At Optegra, we understand that everyone is different. During your free consultation with one of our expert laser eye surgeons, you will undergo an in-depth assessment to determine which laser eye treatment is best suited to you.

Complications are extremely rare in laser eye surgery, but if complications do occur, they are minor.

The risks involved in undergoing this surgery can be minimised during your consultation. This ensures you receive the right treatment for you and your eye health needs.

 

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