Many people ask, “Are the procedures for laser eye surgery safe? What are the risks involved?” Laser eye surgery is very safe and has ranked among the safest medical procedures in the world. It has become the most famous elective surgical treatment in the world.
However, there are some extensive screening processes that you must follow for suitability. If you are not suitable for this procedure, it is not safe for you – you need to comply with us as we help you find the best alternative.
Our International Medical Advisory Board provides clinical governance and oversight, and you can be rest assured that our procedures are done with the highest standard.
Laser eye surgery is now prevalent, and that is not a surprise. It has become the surest way to wave goodbye to glasses and contact lenses. However, the fear of the risks of this surgery makes people wonder how dangerous it is to go on with the treatment. Are you wondering if laser eye is safe enough for you? Find out about that here.
Is laser eye surgery safe?
Laser eye surgery is a safe procedure, but there are risks involved, just like every other clinical procedure. Nevertheless, the risks are low. It is a famous elective surgical procedure in the UK. Our surgeons at Optimal Vision have performed more than 2 million surgeries on patients all over the world.
How we perform laser eye surgery
Laser eye surgery in our clinic is only carried out after a thorough medical examination. Not everyone is a suitable candidate for laser eye surgery, and until the tests prove you fit, we will not carry out the procedure. We will help every patient unfit for this procedure to be treated with the most appropriate treatment for their vision goals.
We help every suitable candidate benefit from the most suitable laser eye surgery procedure for them. You will have the time to discuss with our expert surgeon and learn more about the treatment and what is required to make it more successful.
Our International Medical Advisory (IMAB) gives oversight and clinical advice to guide all Optimal Vision professionals to follow the best clinical practices. It provides certification for all our clinical directives and the procedures we follow.
What happens after the laser eye surgery?
Experienced ophthalmic surgeons perform laser eye surgery in our clinic, and we ensure that every risk is eliminated or minimised, so you have nothing to worry about. Our surgeons have a wealth of experience with a proven track record of success in the industry. Our strict clinical governance and advisory eliminate the possibilities of mistakes to give you the best professional eye care.
We give aftercare and follow-up appointments after laser eye surgery to see how well you respond to the treatment. Should something go wrong, there are technologies and procedures to set them right.
Get your laser eye surgery consultation
Our optometrist will tell you all about the benefits, risks, and side effects of laser eye surgery during your consultation. You will also get to find out about the risks, side effects and possible complications of the procedure to help you make a good decision.
Do you know if you are a suitable candidate for laser eye surgery? Book a free consultation for laser eye surgery in London to commence your treatment.