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Articles and Features : March 2008

Private Healthcare UK keeps you up to date with the latest news and developments in private treatment in the UK.

  • What Is PRK? laser eye surgeryPRK, or Photorefractive Keratectomy, is a type of laser eye surgery used as an alternative to LASIK. It was once the most popular kind of refractive laser eye surgery, performed in many countries...
  • What is LASIK? Barcelona Centre Medic - eye surgeryLASIK, which stands for Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, is a surgical technique for performing laser eye surgery. LASIK is recommended for people who are short-sighted or have astigmatism, as...
  • Laser eye surgery for astigmatism Laser eye treatment - screeningWhat is astigmatism? Astigmatism is a fairly common structural disorder of the eye. It occurs when the outer lens, the cornea, changes from its natural spherical shape to be more elliptical, like the...
  • What is LASEK? eyeLASEK, which stands for Laser Assisted Sub-Epithelial Keratomileusis, is the latest technique for performing laser eye surgery. LASEK is suitable for people who can't have the traditional LASIK...
  • Cycling and impotence Bicycles And Men’s ProblemsCycling has become increasingly popular, both for pleasure and for convenience. For men in particular it is worth knowing that adjusting your bike correctly, taking intermittent rests and wearing the...