What are the laser eye surgery risks?

People are often anxious about having surgery, even if it is a standard and safe procedure. A popular question we get from our patients is “what are the vision correction risks?”

Vision correction surgery is one of the most common procedures performed worldwide1https://www.topdoctors.co.uk/medical-articles/vision-correction-an-overview-of-the-most-common-and-most-effective-procedures, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t any risk involved. In fact, any surgery has some inherent risk.

You can trust us to minimize those risks as much as possible. We have a lot of experience performing vision correction surgery, so you can be confident that you’re in good hands. We share more details about laser eye surgery risks here.

Take a free self-test with us to see if you’re a suitable candidate for vision correction surgery.

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Find out if you are suitable for vision correction

Not everyone is eligible for vision correction surgery.

Find out if you could benefit from this life changing surgery by taking the quick self-suitability quiz below:

Our most popular procedures

  • SMILE Pro

  • SmartSurfACE (a form of PRK)
  • Lens replacement
  • Lifestyle cataract surgery

What our patients say…

“The best thing about the clinic are the people, Dr Aanchal Gupta was so helpful and reassuring through the process.”
Testimonial Headshot for laser eye surgery with Dr Aanchal Gupta at IVISION LASERA.W
“Seamless and professional. I am extremely pleased with the results.”
Testimonial Headshot for lens surgery with Dr Aanchal Gupta at IVISION LASERH.C
“Excellent service from the reception staff to theatre staff & Dr G…fabulous great aftercare… thank you! I would highly recommend.”
Testimonial Headshot for laser eye surgery with Dr Aanchal Gupta at IVISION LASERT.H

We have replaced the images of real patients who provided these testimonials to protect their privacy.

Discover if you can be free from glasses and contact lenses

The best way to find out if laser eye treatment is right for you is to have a free assessment. We’ll examine your eyes and you’ll get a clear answer from our experts on your suitability and laser vision correction options.