Laser eye surgery – the saga continues!

English: Camerman filming the wildlife on a coral reef (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In April I marked the first anniversary since my laser eye surgery at Optilase. I didn't blog about it at the time, because I was in the middle of appointments there to see whether I needed a refresher surgery. And I do. [...]

2012-07-06T09:42:29+00:00 July 6th, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

Eye Spy: A laser eye surgery diary 4. The operation

After a week of sleepless nights, it was time. I presented myself at Optilase at 4pm last Thursday, quaking. Within a few minutes I was waiting alongside another very nervous patient, having my eye area prepped (cotton wool and alcohol, while seated on a couch), and getting my surgical garb on. This consisted of some blue [...]

2011-04-28T16:04:38+00:00 April 28th, 2011|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , |

Eye spy: A laser eye surgery diary

I’ve had glasses since I was four. Big, plastic, pink frames chosen with a squeal of excitement from a tray of similar Barbie-shaded monstrosities. School photos show big plastic pink frames; an eyepatch; a squinty grin with glasses removed; and later a more serious navy wire pair with owlish round lenses. Contact lenses were [...]

2018-01-12T15:14:59+00:00 March 31st, 2011|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , |