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the best ever decision in my life 100% life changing expericence

the decision that have changed my personality in many different ways you become more comfortable easy excess no fear and you can enjoy thing more real as it was with out it.
so the main concern is that you get the freedom and look young this decision makes me happy and have brought up confidence in me as a person
In very simple and plan language go for it and you will end up with one the best every present that any one could be thinking off.
Thanks Regards.
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I can't believe my eyes!

My experience with optical express was great, from start to finish! I was 28 when I decided to go for it (just over a year ago). I had thought about having laser eye surgery for a long time but suffering with anxiety, the idea of having it done was scary to me. My prescription was also quite complicated, having one eye significantly more impaired than the other and quite a bad astigmatism in both eyes...I had always assumed my eyes we're too 'complicated' for surgery.

I went on holiday to Australia in January 2013 and struggled to decide whether to wear my glasses and be able to see or wear my sunglasses like everyone else did but be totally blurry! This gave me the little nudge I needed to enquire about laser eye surgery when I got back.

I booked a consultation with optical express who checked my eyes very thoroughly and told me (to my delight!) that i was eligible for surgery. They went through all my available options, without being pushy in any way and told me about the procedure.

I went home and thought a little and then decided to go for it! An appointment was made for me for just 2 weeks later. I was sent an information pack about who my surgeon would be. This put me at ease further as his experience was very impressive!

When I arrived for surgery I was given a few more checks by the surgeon himself just to make sure everything looked good on the day, between checks we were provided with coffee and magazines, which was nice.

I was welcomed into the procedure room by a team of friendly faces. I was put at ease from the outset. The procedure itself was very quick and pain free. The surgical team counted down the time left so I knew exactly what was happening (which was great for my anxiety!)

After surgery I was checked again and given eye drops and some information for post surgery.

As the anaesthetic wore off my eyes, they felt gritty and watered a lot. I went home and slept for a while. When I woke up they were still a bit stingy but the first thing I noticed was that I could read the sky TV guide...whilst sat on the sofa!!! I couldn't believe it! This was literally hours after surgery!

The gritty feeling lasted no more than a day or so and it was completely bearable. After 24 hours I went back to optical express for my check up and my vision was better than 20/20, less than a day!!!!

Laser eye surgery has genuinely changed my life. No longer do my glasses fall off my face when I lean over to pick up my toddler and no longer do they steam up when I open the oven door! I can read road signs whilst driving, I can see my phone screen without closing one eye and holding it right up to my face! I can see when I swim and when I wake up and I can wear sunglasses from my favourite shop!!

Optical express were and still are amazing, they still look after me now a year on from surgery! I honestly couldn't recommend laser eye surgery with optical express more :-)))
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Amazeballs!

This is the most amazing thing I have ever done in my life!!! No more wearing glasses that steam up all the time, I can see to do my make up and no more intent marks across my face. I don't have to swap my sunglasses and optical glasses over constantly. More importantly I feel more attractive and I'm not a specky any more! No need to spend a fortune on glasses most years! Also I used to get migraines lasting 4 or 5 days twice a month and now I hardly ever get them!
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OMG It's like seeing in high Definition - Better than a SMART TV.

After 10 years of receiving Laser Eye Treatment (Which was great at the time) my eyes started to deteriate with age and I was beginning to loose my near vision. Strong reading glasses needed for even a text message! Then constantly on and off with them to do everyday things. Now had Lens replacement, and four month on, it is abseloutely brilliant. Everything changes, colours are soooo sharp it really is like watching HD TV. Reading has become a joy again. I have no frustration in searching for my lost glasses anymore...AND girls...I can put eye liner on with no problems what so ever one of greatest reasons to do it in my opinion. Fantastic surgeon and everyone at the clinic in Manchester made me feel so welcome. To be honest it was a much more pleasant experience having the Lens Replacement than it was when I had laser eye surgery, but I guess even laser eye surgery will have improved since I had it done over 10 years ago. My only regret is that I didn't do it five years ago. The aftercare is also second to none. So what you waiting for - Do it.
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Life changing, life enhancing.

I'm so glad that I finally decided to go for the laser eye surgery, with Optical Express. I had been thinking about the procedure for 5 years, and finally decided to go for it. I'm so glad that I did. The staff were so easy to talk to and very thorough. I felt confident that I was in safe hands. The day of the surgery was relaxed and pain free, and I could see without my glasses straight away, although I did wear sunglasses as advised. The aftercare was excellent, and very thorough. Now I enjoy better than 20/20 vision, without glasses and love it. I would definitely recommend Optical Express laser eye surgery.
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One year later and I can't remember what it's like to rely on glasses and contacts

Almost a year since I had the surgery and it has changed my life. I am currently backpacking in South America and not having to think about glasses and contact lenses makes a real difference.

I would recommend this treatment to anyone who hates being reliant on glasses and contact lenses.
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You can't put a price on the benefits.

Despite my initial reservations and expected nerves like many I wish I had got it done so much sooner, a simple operation that doesn't even come close to having your teeth brushed at the dentist in my opinion. To use the well quoted phrase that many do after surgery 'it is life changing.'
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Fantastic, life changing, just wow!

The service from consultation to procedure was excellent. They think of everything. I would do it again tomorrow if I had to. My vision has been flawless since I had the procedure. So happy!!
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Hindsight's a wonderful thing!

I was a little apprehensive at first but had become so sick of wearing glasses and then contact lenses for sports and gardening that I went for it. After the initial mild discomfort on the day it's changed my life and I would heartily recommend it to anyone and in hindsight I should have done it 10 years ago!
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Goodbye Glasses- distance and reading eyesight restored

As an active 65 year old, I was losing my distance and reading capability and I found glasses to be a nuisance, uncomfortable, and costly to maintain and renew.
Contact lenses were fiddly, with hygene and injury risks.
I considered laser surgery, but I wanted a permanent solution to both distance and reading vision.
A trusted friend informed me of his experience of lense replacement treatment and following research, which was easilly accessable, I went ahead, with no regrets whatsoever.
I went in with a 'no pain, no gain' attitude, as one would with the dentist, but I am pleased to say that it was a relatively painless process with very caring personnel throughout the treatment. Aftercare is straightforward and simple.
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Amazing!!

I had my eyes laser'd in December'13 and had no problems with them at all. They've heeled perfectly, I have 20/20 vision and never have to deal with the faff of contact lenses again which is amazing!

When I had my first consultation at Optical Express the staff were lovely and friendly, they were able to answer all my questions and also put any worries at ease. The procedure itself was scary but the staff were so lovely and talked me through it the whole way. Before the procedure I was explained in detail about the aftercare and how/when to put each selection of eye drops in and I was also given the chance to speak to the surgeon who told me about the operation and what he was going to do. The procedure itself was painless and I had no complications at all, the clinic was also really relaxing and clean.

I didn't think twice about getting my eyes done at Optical Express as my sister had hers done by them 6 years earlier, again without any complications and she continues to have perfect 20/20 vision.

I'd recommend anyone who is thinking about getting there eyes laser'd to talk to Optical Express as the staff are so helpful and can answer any questions you have. They also have payment plans to help with the cost of treatment, ie paying in instalments. If I had to have my eyes done again I would definitely go back to Optical Express!
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It feels like a completely new chapter.

I went through most of school without needing glasses, I only recently I had to start wearing them, and people really do tend to treat you differently with them on. Obviously I'm quite young, so I'm still susceptible to the nonsense of youth, but this does mean I have roughly 20 years of near-perfect vision to enjoy. I'm glad to be who I was at school again, and to have one less medical complication in my life. Well worth the money.
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Great! I would and have recommended laser eye surgery to everyone!

Laser eye surgery, sounds pretty scary, right? That's what I thought anyway. Although I was worried about complications linked to laser eye surgery, I was most worried about a painful recovery. In my initial appointment I was advised of the different types of laser eye surgery and which had a faster and less painful recovery time (which obviously I opted for). The actual procedure is very fast, you're in and out the clinic within an hour. I started to get a small amount of discomfort on the way home from the surgery and sensitivity to light. BUT I slept for a couple of hours. By the time I woke up in the evening I could open my eyes and my vision was becoming clearer. The excruciating pain I was expecting didn't happen! By the next morning I had 20:20 vision. The most painful part was not being able to wear make-up for a week! I would strongly recommend surgery to anyone and everyone. It sounds a lot more scary than it is!
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Fantastic

Went as smooth as could be. No regrets or issues at all!
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A miracle being able to see again without glasses/contact lenses

An amazing experience that I wish I had done years ago. Being able to see for the first time in many years without glasses/contact lenses. Would recommend this to anyone who was considering it. Still can't believe more than a year on that I don't need anything to help me see things.
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Don't wait- do it now-you won't regret it!

Laser eye treatment was something I had been considering for a while. I was greeted iby the staff at Optical Express in a professional and courteous manner and was put at ease immediately. My eyes were examined thoroughly and my questions and concerns dealt with very well. The day of the surgery was really good actually. The surgeon explained everything in detail and put me at my ease. The procedure was surprisingly quick and painless and I could see very well straight away. My eyes were sensitive afterwards but I went home and rested and a few hours afterwards I could see properly without glasses! The aftercare was brilliant and it was confirmed that I had 20/20 vision! One year on and I am so glad I had it done. My vision is brilliant - I can drive without glasses and I am so grateful that I made this decision. I don't take my vision for granted and sometimes I still catch myself searching for my glasses when I wake up in the morning before remembering that I don't need them! Optical Express are very professional and thorough and I highly recommend them for eye surgery.if you are considering it- don't wait- it will change your life!
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I can't believe I didn't do this sooner! It's all so clear now, literally!!

I wake up in the morning and can see the alarm clock! I go for a swim and can see who else is in the pool! I go out for the evening and don't worry about extra contact lenses or my eyes drying out. These are just a few small examples of the fantastic effect that Laser Eye Surgery has had on my day to day life and it's only people with contacts or glasses that will undertand how these small things can have such a big impact. From the moment I entered Optical Express I felt at ease. There advice, there knowledge and their competence was very reasuring. The treatment itself was organised, controlled and relaxed which is what every patient wants. And the aftercare was and still is excellent. I would and have recmmended both laser Eye Surgery and Optical Express to anyone considering this preceedure.
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absolutely amazing

Before I went to see the consultant for my lens replacement i did not think I would be sat here recommending this to other people 4 months later it was the best thing I have done know more glasses hooray
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Come on in, the water's warm.

You might want to give this a try. My long-vision is improving and all I need for short-vision is a cheap pair of reading glasses from a £ shop.
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They HATE it in work that I can see EVERYTHING!

So I read out the small fudged letters on one of the women's monitors in work and astounded she said to me "Oh my god-can U read that from there?!" and I could see her thinking "oh s*$t she really can see everything". CAN I SEE THAT-YES I CAN! 😃 There's nothing they can hide!! 😉 They hate it.
I never give anyone top marks (got that from my Dad) but this is as close as it gets. Love it! And my eyes look brighter and healthier-bonus 👍 Well worth it 👏

Optical Express Details

About this company

Optical Express is the UK's leading eye care specialists, with locations nationwide staffed by professional opticians with access to all the latest technological developments.

We are the world's leading laser eye surgery specialist. Our surgeons have carried out over 1 million procedures worldwide, giving freedom from glasses and contact lenses.

Our fully trained opticians carry out thousands of comprehensive eye tests each week, providing patients with the ideal solution as well as identifying other optical issues such as cataracts.

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Call us on: 0800 023 20 20
We live here: United Kingdom

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