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Basel eye laser surgery - recommendations?

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I am thinking of getting eye laser surgery and was looking for a recommendation of where to go.
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I am thinking of getting eye laser surgery and was looking for a recommendation of where to go.





I had mine done at Laser Vista. Not cheap, but excellent doctors and top notch equipment. Doesn't get any better than that anywhere in Switzerland.
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I am thinking of getting eye laser surgery and was looking for a recommendation of where to go.
The UK, I looked at doing it here, paid for an opinion at 2 places but did not trust them. Went to www.accuvision.co.uk and was very happy.
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The UK, I looked at doing it here, paid for an opinion at 2 places but did not trust them. Went to www.accuvision.co.uk and was very happy.
I notice in another thread you said you would not use a certain other company, because you considered them to be a chain and therefore no gurantee of the doctor.

What is the difference with accuvision, as they appear to have several locations and therefore no guarantee of the eye surgeons professionalism?
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I notice in another thread you said you would not use a certain other company, because you considered them to be a chain and therefore no gurantee of the doctor.

What is the difference with accuvision, as they appear to have several locations and therefore no guarantee of the eye surgeons professionalism?
They had 2 surgeons in total 3 years ago, I was able to google their names, the London based one was a renowned Harley Street surgeon with an impressive C.V. They are a small operation, I had an operation on a Saturday Morning & had the surgeons private mobile no, I saw the surgeon again on the Sunday. It's not a production line service.
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They had 2 surgeons in total 3 years ago, I was able to google their names, the London based one was a renowned Harley Street surgeon with an impressive C.V. They are a small operation, I had an operation on a Saturday Morning & had the surgeons private mobile no, I saw the surgeon again on the Sunday. It's not a production line service.
Which location did you go to?

They currently offer:
London
Leeds
Birmingham
Bristol
Newcastle

Also do I understand correctly that this can all be done over one weekend (providing everything goes OK), or is there also a requirement to visit them prior to the operation weekend, to enable them to perform some tests/checks?
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Which location did you go to?

They currently offer:
London
Leeds
Birmingham
Bristol
Newcastle

Also do I understand correctly that this can all be done over one weekend (providing everything goes OK), or is there also a requirement to visit them prior to the operation weekend, to enable them to perform some tests/checks?
I went to London. They only operate a handful of days a month in each location.
You need to go for an assessment to check your suitable.
Have the operation & check up the following day & the following week, about a month then about 3 months. I did not bother with the 1 month as everything was fine

They are very non pushy, they won't let you do it the following day as you need to think about it. They give you the price in an envelope when you leave, they don't try to make a sale, you have do decide on your own you want to go ahead. Everywhere else was like buying double glazing.
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