Blog : 2022

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22 November 2022

Author: Ada Yang

Laser Eye Surgery vs. Glasses vs. Contact lenses

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There are different ways to correct weakness in vision. The most common non-surgical options include glasses and contact lenses, while a popular surgical procedure to correct vision is laser eye surgery. We will look at the benefits and drawbacks of each of these options and discuss the costs, convenience, safety and environmental impact.

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08 November 2022

Author: Ada Yang

Laser Eye Surgery FAQ

Laser eye FAQ

There are 2 types of laser eye surgery available at Ultralase and they are LASIK and LASEK. LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is used to correct myopia or hyperopia (short- and long-sightedness).

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25 October 2022

Author: Ada Yang

Take care of your eyes this Halloween

Halloween eye health

Halloween is just around the corner and this is the time of year everyone where celebrates. You might be planning your costume in advance to be ready for Halloween day. Your costume may involve a lot of coloured make up to match your outfit; you could also be wearing coloured contact lenses. These coloured lenses can affect your vision and eye health, so it is crucial that you take care when using them.

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11 October 2022

Author: Ada Yang

Cataracts surgery recovery time - Dos and Don'ts

Cataracts Surgery

When the lens of the eye starts to get cloudy, it is a sign that you are developing cataracts. Developing cataracts at an older age is very common, especially at the age of 60 and over. Cataracts may appear with mild symptoms at first but they will gradually grow worse with age. Studies show that cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness; however they can be treated simply with cataract surgery.

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27 September 2022

Author: Ada Yang

How exercise impact eye health

Exercise impacting eye health

In this modern day, everybody knows how important it is to exercise regularly as there are plenty of benefits in the long run. It is recommended to exercise 2-3 times a week for around 20-30 minutes. You could either go for walks or invest in a sport you love doing in your spare time.

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13 September 2022

Author: Ada Yang

Why You Should Opt For Routine Eye Tests

Exercise impacting eye health

People underestimate the importance of regular eye tests and they do not realise eye health is just as important as body health. It is recommended to have your eyes tested every 2 years to check whether your prescription is stable or if it has worsened. If your prescription has changed, you will be prescribed glasses to help you see more clearly. How long it has been since you last went for an eye check-up?

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01 September 2022

Author: Ada Yang

Understand the benefits of laser eye surgery and implantable contact lenses

Differences between ICL vs Laser eye surgery

We offer several types of vision correction surgery at Ultralase, including laser eye surgery, refractive lens exchange, cataract treatment, and implantable contact lenses. Today, we’re looking into two of the treatments which are most popular with our younger patients: laser eye surgery and implantable contact lenses.

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16 August 2022

Author: Kate Green

8 eye care mistakes to avoid to ensure good eye health

8 common eye care mistakes

Advice on taking care of our health usually centres around ensuring you eat a balanced diet and exercise regularly. This is something which is talked about regularly, but an aspect of our health which can sometimes, in comparison, be neglected is our eye health. Advice on protecting our eyes isn’t really taught in schools with the same focus that fitness and keeping active is...

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02 August 2022

Author: Kate Green

How does high blood pressure affect your eye health?

High blood pressure affects eyes

It is estimated that 1 in 3 British adults have high blood pressure. An optimal blood pressure reading would be between 90/60 and 120/80 mmHg, and anything over 140/90 mmHg is considered a cause for concern. If your blood pressure is higher than 180/120 mmHg, it is recommend that you seek urgent medical assistance.

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19 July 2022

Author: Kate Green

How to prevent eye injuries and save your sight

eye injuries prevention month

Your sight is arguably the most important of all your senses, and over 80% of all impressions you make on a daily basis are made from visual information. There are lots of things can we can do prevent our eyes from injuries, for example not looking directly at the sun, wearing protective glasses when using tools, and washing our hands before touching our eyes.

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