SMILE laser or Small-incision lenticule extraction is a new treatment and the latest in the field of keratorefractive surgery.
Small-incision lenticule extraction entails the use of the femtosecond laser to create 4 sequential cuts to form an intrastromal lenticule, which is subsequently separated from the surrounding corneal stroma to provide myopic correction. Continue reading “I have heard about SMILE laser. Is it safe?”
Can I Claim Laser Eye Surgery on My Private Health Insurance?
The cost of laser eye surgery is a significant amount for the average household budget. As such, most people who visit Perth Laser Vision enquire whether part of the cost can be covered by their private health insurance. Generally, this sort of surgery is classified as “lifestyle” surgery by health funds and is not covered except in certain circumstances. Continue reading “Can I Claim Laser Eye Surgery on My Private Health Insurance?”
Kathy has recently returned from cycling in Cambodia to raise money for Project Futures – End Human Trafficking and I know that I speak for the whole team when I say that we are all incredibly proud of her. In a brief interview, Kathy shares with me her experiences from this amazing trip and the thought provoking impact that it has had on her personally.
Continue reading ““On a dusty road in Cambodia” – First-hand experiences from our own intrepid fundraising cyclist”
Can pregnancy affect my vision?
Yes, and vision change happens in up to 15 percent of all pregnant women. During pregnancy, changes in hormones, metabolism, fluid retention, and blood circulation can all affect your eyes and your eyesight. Continue reading “Does your vision change during pregnancy? Is it safe to have laser eye surgery while you are pregnant?”
We have all been there – by chance you lock eyes with a stranger and instantly you are attracted to them. It’s an involuntary response which you may quickly try to suppress, especially if you are standing next to your partner!
Continue reading “Beware – your eyes may be revealing more than you want them to!”