Difference between US, UK, and Korean vision scoring

Everybody might have seen those number and letter charts once or twice in your life. Maybe when you were at the ophthalmologist fitting new glasses. Maybe when you were at the mall walking past a spectacles shop. Perhaps you have seen it on TV in a commercial, or somewhere else. But most people recognize thisContinue reading “Difference between US, UK, and Korean vision scoring”

Laser Eye Surgery FAQs – Part 2

In our previous blog we discussed some of the most frequently asked questions regarding vision correction. Questions such as: ‘What is the downtime after the surgery?’, ‘How long do I need to stay in Korea after the surgery?’ and ‘How often do I need to come back for a postoperative check-up?’ In this blog weContinue reading “Laser Eye Surgery FAQs – Part 2”

Laser Eye Surgery FAQs – Part 1

Despite not being a new type of procedure anymore, very few people still know exactly what laser eye surgery is and as a result often have thousands of questions regarding the procedure. Obviously this makes absolute sense as anybody who is looking for vision correction will naturally be concerned about their eyesight. Nobody wants toContinue reading “Laser Eye Surgery FAQs – Part 1”

What are the expected symptoms after laser eye surgery?

Symptoms after getting your vision correction surgery are very common and are usually a good sign. It means your body and eyes are healing. In some cases, the healing time can take up to six months but depending on the type of procedure you get it can also be just a few days of realContinue reading “What are the expected symptoms after laser eye surgery?”

How long does the corrected vision last? What about using the computer/screens intensively after laser eye surgery?

An important thing to know is that the human body is constantly changing and nothing remains constant. The same holds true for the development of our eyes. While it is true that laser eye surgery, whether it be LASEK, LASIK or SMILE, is permanent. It is also just as important to know that there areContinue reading “How long does the corrected vision last? What about using the computer/screens intensively after laser eye surgery?”

When can I not get SMILE?

What is SMILE? SMILE or, Small Incision Lenticule Extraction, is the newest advancement in the laser eye surgery and vision correction industry. SMILE is an improvement on the already well established and at its creation, revolutionary, laser eye surgeries LASIK and LASEK.  SMILE is also a type of laser eye surgery. During SMILE surgery theContinue reading “When can I not get SMILE?”

What is the best age to get laser eye surgery?

Introduction When asking the question: ‘What is the best age for vision correction?’ Unfortunately, as with all things medical, there is no hard and fast answer. Just as we have unique fingerprints and voices, so our eyes are also very unique. What might be good for one person at a certain age, might be ill-advisedContinue reading “What is the best age to get laser eye surgery?”

Laser Eye Surgery Safety and Success

In this article we will be exploring some of the most anxiety inducing questions prospective patients have when it comes to vision correction or having laser eye surgery. Even with millions of cases being performed globally every year some people are STILL skeptical about vision correction. Most of this fear is well justified, as nobodyContinue reading “Laser Eye Surgery Safety and Success”

One-day laser eye surgery at B&VIIT

Nobody likes spending time at the doctor, and if you do, you are definitely in the minority. But for most people, doctors visits usually involve getting something fixed that is broken. Given this fact most people find it preferable to spend as little time at the hospital or clinic as possible. Well at B&VIIT weContinue reading “One-day laser eye surgery at B&VIIT”

How much does laser eye surgery cost in Korea?

What determines cost if vision correction The cost of vision correction varies greatly across the world. As with all things related to cost, prices are determined by supply and demand, inflation, exchange rates and also minimum wages, to name just a few. This means that sometimes the price of goods or services will cost wayContinue reading “How much does laser eye surgery cost in Korea?”