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    (Original post by _MaLc_)
    Just thought I'd revive this thread

    Has anyone on TSR these days actually had it done? Does anyone know the success rates and just how common it is that say during the procedure... you go blind? I'm terrified of paying for it, getting knocked out by the gas then waking up blind... omg it just seems like a horror story!! :woo: :eek3:
    You don't sleep through it - you're full concious during the procedure. They use an anaesthetic drop into the eye, so you can't feel anything, but you're fully aware of what's happening.

    Blindness is a very very very small risk, tiny in fact.
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    You don't sleep through it - you're full concious during the procedure. They use an anaesthetic drop into the eye, so you can't feel anything, but you're fully aware of what's happening.

    Blindness is a very very very small risk, tiny in fact.
    Ohhh I see. Wow. So it's just this massive piece of apparatus put over your eye?

    Didn't you say at the start of the thread you were looking into having it done - did you have it done in the end?
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    (Original post by _MaLc_)
    Ohhh I see. Wow. So it's just this massive piece of apparatus put over your eye?

    Didn't you say at the start of the thread you were looking into having it done - did you have it done in the end?
    I haven't had it done yet no. I have a few health problems that may prevent me from having the procedure, so I'd have to go to London for a consultation. Haven't got round to it yet, nor decided whether I want to spent my 5k savings all in one go!
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    (Original post by Ilora-Danon)
    I haven't had it done yet no. I have a few health problems that may prevent me from having the procedure, so I'd have to go to London for a consultation. Haven't got round to it yet, nor decided whether I want to spent my 5k savings all in one go!
    Ohhh I see! Well that sucks 5k's certainly a lot of money! Though my Dad's fiancee's brother had his done for like £500 per eye I don't get what your paying for tbh. I mean, he's doctor as well, so I'd really like to know what else your paying for when you pay over the odds (as it seems!).
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    (Original post by _MaLc_)
    Ohhh I see! Well that sucks 5k's certainly a lot of money! Though my Dad's fiancee's brother had his done for like £500 per eye I don't get what your paying for tbh. I mean, he's doctor as well, so I'd really like to know what else your paying for when you pay over the odds (as it seems!).
    The London Vision clinic charge a standard fee of £4600 for both eyes, no matter what prescription you have. They don't have a specific 'cut off' where they refuse to treat certain prescriptions, they have the expertise to treat a wider range of prescriptions. They're a little more specialist than your average "£500 an eye" Optimax or Ultralase.
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    (Original post by Ilora-Danon)
    The London Vision clinic charge a standard fee of £4600 for both eyes, no matter what prescription you have. They don't have a specific 'cut off' where they refuse to treat certain prescriptions, they have the expertise to treat a wider range of prescriptions. They're a little more specialist than your average "£500 an eye" Optimax or Ultralase.
    Oh I see, yeah I think if I was to get it done, I'd one the very best of the best treating me! How long does the standard procedure take? From stepping through the door, getting it done and then being out the clinic?
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    Have a look at the London Vision Clinic's website, they'll answer all your questions and more.
 
 
 
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