Laser surgery has seen a significant increase in popularity over the past decade. This popular procedure is done as a corrective measure for those suffering from nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Millions of these procedures have been performed throughout the country with an overwhelming rate of satisfaction.
What sets us apart from the high street is as follows:
1) Surgeon-delivered care
In the UK, most laser eye surgery is delivered via a few large high street chains. As a result, you usually see an optician at your pre operative consultation rather than the surgeon who will treat you, and your follow up appointments are often with different opticians. In contrast, you will have a detailed assessment at your first consultation with the surgeon that will treat you, and any post-treatment consultations will also be with your surgeon.
2) Highly trained
James is a highly trained corneal transplant surgeon, indeed being responsible for managing corneal disease and transplantation in the NHS for over 1 million patients in South Essex. He has a research interest in the surgical management of corneal conditions and has extensively published research on the subject. He trains other surgeons around Europe in the latest surgical techniques via the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS). As a result, he is only interested in choosing the safest and most effective treatment for your eye, based on an in-depth assessment of each individuals corneal biomechanics and visual requirements.
Although initial consultations on the high street may be local, the treatment itself is often performed in another city, where the laser and surgeon are based. We are the only hospital locally that has both the equipment and expertise to perform both consultations and treatment under one roof.
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