LASIK

LASIK laser eye surgery

Do eye doctors get LASIK?

By James Ball | 15 April 2018

I used to read and hear from people that they didn’t want to move forward with LASIK laser eye surgery because their ophthalmologist wore glasses or because they were under the impression that no eye surgeons have had LASIK. If this was true in the past, it certainly isn’t now.

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When do you start to see the advantages of ReLEx SMILE surgery?

By James Ball | 24 August 2017

The benefits of ReLEx SMILE surgery occur faster than Surface laser eye surgery. There are several advantages to SMILE as opposed to Surface.

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What is the difference between ReLEx SMILE and LASIK?

By James Ball | 17 August 2017

What is the difference between ReLEx SMILE and LASIK? The two procedures are quite similar but different as well.

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Can you have LASIK for long-sightedness?

By James Ball | 01 August 2017

Can you have laser eye surgery to treat long-sightedness? Of course, the laser eye surgery can be really effective to treat long-sightedness and you could see the final result about ten to twelve weeks after the surgery.

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Video FAQ’s: Is laser eye surgery safer than contact lens wear?

By James Ball | 20 July 2017

There are small risks associated with both laser eye surgery and contact lens wear. For some, the risks of one outweigh the risks of the other.

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Video FAQ’s: How successful is modern day laser eye surgery?

By James Ball | 18 July 2017

The modern day laser eye surgery success rate is very high. At the very least, we will restore your vision to 20/20, and maybe even better.

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About our surgeons

Mr James Ball | Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MA (Cantab) MB BChir FRCOphth CertLRS

I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Custom Vision Clinic. My major interest is in refractive surgery and finding the best treatment suitable for each patient.

Mr Jack Gormley | Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MB ChB (Hons) FRCOphth CertLRS

I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Custom Vision Clinic and York Teaching Hospital, where I lead the Corneal and Refractive service. I have completed over 2,000 surgical and laser eye procedures.