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The British Society for Refractive Surgery

The British Society for Refractive Surgery

Mr Mearza was a guest speaker at this year’s 25th Annual Scientific Congress of the British Society for Refractive Surgery held on the 23rd and 24th June 2018. The meeting was held at the stunning Belfry Hotel & Resort in the West Midlands and Mr Mearza provided his...

Why wait until you’re 18-21 for laser eye surgery?

Why wait until you’re 18-21 for laser eye surgery?

LASIK, laser eye surgery is FDA-approved for those aged 18 and older and you will find the vast majority of clinics will not perform laser eye surgery on those under 18 years of age. The reason for this is because your eyes tend to keep changing into early adulthood....

Eye Freckles – Can I have vision correction surgery

Eye Freckles – Can I have vision correction surgery

An eye freckle is simply an area of the eye that is pigmented. The official name for an ‘eye freckle’ is a naevus. This is the name given to a spot, mole or freckle that appears inside the eye or on the surface of the eye. These eye freckles can be detected during a...

What do the numbers mean on your prescription?

What do the numbers mean on your prescription?

Have you ever looked at your prescription and wondered what all the numbers, signs and words mean on it? Read our guide below to make sense of your prescription. When you look at your prescription you will notice the column on the left hand side has a row for ‘OD’ and...

Looking for an alternative to contact lenses?

Looking for an alternative to contact lenses?

A lot of people who need to wear glasses to correct their vision often opt for contact lenses, if not all of the time, at least frequently. There are many reasons to opt for contact lenses over glasses, for example some people don’t like the way they look in glasses...

Vision Correction London’s Top 10 Reasons to get LASIK

Vision Correction London’s Top 10 Reasons to get LASIK

The world of technology is continually advancing. Techniques and equipment used in surgery are also evolving, meaning more and more people are starting to consider undergoing LASIK laser eye surgery as the procedure gets quicker and safer. If you are one of these...

Laser Eye Surgery to Treat Corneal Scarring

Laser Eye Surgery to Treat Corneal Scarring

Some patients suffer from scarring affecting the corneas (the front windows of the eyes), if this includes you there are options including laser eye surgery available to treat this. Scar tissue can develop at any point in a person’s life, it could be caused by a...

Contact Lens Society Meeting 2017

Contact Lens Society Meeting 2017

Mr Mearza featured as an invited speaker at this year’s joint meeting of the Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association (MCLOSA) and the European Contact Lens Society of Ophthalmologists (ECLSO) in London. This was the 24th meeting of the MCLOSA and was in...

New Laser Can Turn Your Brown Eyes Blue

New Laser Can Turn Your Brown Eyes Blue

Do you know how many people have blue eyes? Only 17% of the global population has blue eyes but according to research and surveys it is a trait desired by a large majority of the population. Currently there are a couple of different methods for people with brown eyes...

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