What Is The Recovery Time For Clear Lens Replacement?

After clear lens exchange, it normally takes 24 to 48 hours for distance vision to settle and near vision can take a little longer as it takes longer for the brain to adjust. You can usually start driving 3 to 4 days after treatment. After treatment, you can return to normal life however there are […]

Laser Eye Surgery: What to look for in a Laser Treatment Clinic

What Are Implantable Contact Lenses (ICL)?

Implantable contact lenses, often referred to as ICL’s, are an alternative to those who aren’t suitable for laser eye surgery. For example in cases such as severe dry eye, those with thin corneas or prescriptions that are out of range for laser correction. ICL’s are made from collamer, a collagen based material that is bio-compatible […]

Is Laser Eye Surgery Safe And How Long Does It Last For?

Laser eye surgery has been around since the 1980s. Research shows it to be a safe, effective and popular choice of surgery for those wanting freedom from their glasses or contact lenses. It is meant to be a permanent correction provided the eyes have already naturally stabilized. It does not, however, prevent natural ageing processes […]

Who Is Suitable For Clear Lens Replacement Surgery?

As we age, the natural lens in our eye gradually weakens, causing difficulty focusing on objects up close and problems reading. This eventually leads to needing reading glasses after the age of 40. This is called Presbyopia and everyone develops it at some point. For this reason Clear Lens Exchange treatment is ideally suited for […]

Who Is Suitable For Implantable Contact Lenses (ICL)?

ICL is the treatment of choice for patients between the ages of 21 and 40 who were not candidates for laser eye surgery due to higher out of range prescriptions, thin corneas, dry eyes syndromes to name but a few. It can also be used to help patients suffering from keratoconus after they’ve had cross-linking […]

What Is Keratoconus?

Keratoconus is a well understood corneal disorder which is documented in a number of papers as having a prevalence of approximately 1 in 2,000 people. It affects men and women equally, however, it may be more common in certain ethnic groups. Keratoconus is a non-inflammatory eye condition, in which the normally round, dome-shaped cornea progressively […]

What Is Clear Lens Replacement And How Does It Work

Clear Lens Exchange, also known as Refractive Lens Exchange, Natural Lens Replacement or Presbyopia Lens Replacement Surgery, involves removing your eyes natural crystalline lens and replacing it with an artificial intraocular lens to correct your vision. The procedure is very similar to cataract surgery, which is one of the most commonly performed medical procedures worldwide, […]

Clear Lens Exchange Review – Diane

Hi, my name is Diane and I had clear lens procedure in March. I made a consultation in January and came for my pre-assessment in February and had an intense two and a half hour test on my eyes to see if I was suitable. I also then was sent to another clinic in Harley […]

What Visual Problems Are Experienced With Keratoconus?

Keratoconus typically causes myopia which is shortsightedness and astigmatism. The visual problems associated with Keratoconus can also include blurring, ghosting, light sensitivity, night vision difficulties such as halo and glare and a fluctuating prescription. In advanced Keratoconus scarring and loss of the usually transparent clear cornea can cause poor vision permanently.