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Lasik Eye Surgery - Are You Ready?

Is Lasik in your future? Millions of Americans turn to Lasik Surgery when their vision is less than perfect and they’re tired of being tied down to wearing glasses or contacts. What part of the eye is it that may be causing all your vision trouble? Your cornea! When the shape of your cornea is irregular, the image on your retina is blurry and out-of-focus. The cornea is a part of your eye that works to focus light and projects an image on the retina. This focusing of light is called refractio........ Read More

Tips If You're Considering Laser Eye Surgery

Each eye surgery and each patient is unique. In spite of this, there are a number of universal tips that can help patients better prepare for eye surgery and speed their recovery time. First and foremost,  Take the extra time you need to find a reputable surgeon with extensive experience in your type of surgery. o Finding the right doctor is the critical first step in the surgery process. Your eye surgery will only be successful if it is performed by a qualified medical professional. Se........ Read More

Lasik Eye Surgery: Safe Or Dangerous

The question that goes through the mind of most every person considering LASIK eye correction surgery is whether or not it is safe. For those who don’t know, LASIK or “Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis” is a type of vision correction surgery in which surgery is performed on the cornea of the eye using a laser. Many who consider this surgery often have concerns of whether or not it is safe. Only through thoroughly understanding the procedure and the possible consequences can on........ Read More

Refractive Eye Surgery - Is Lasik The Best Option?

Refractive surgery is a general term referring to the collection of many different surgical procedures, all with the key intent to fix the refractive error of the eye. Refractive surgery is the preferred treatment for rectifying a variety of vision impairments. Its popularity is owing to the fact that it produces efficacious and predictable vision improvement without any major side effects. Essentially speaking, refractive surgery is any eye surgery employed to improve visual acuity and decreas........ Read More

Why Does The Cost Of Lasik Eye Surgery Change?

As far as the cost of LASIK eye surgery is concerned, the only worldwide standard is that prices are quoted per eye. However, the cost depends on several factors and varies from one provider to another. A strong reason behind such a variation is that different providers perform different levels of pre-operative testing. A thorough pre-operative examination can avoid LASIK complications, and hence it’s imperative to determine if appropriate pre-operative testing is included in the quoted price......... Read More

Lasik - Laser Eye Surgery

The refractive state of your eye can be improved and you can decrease the need for wearing glasses through Refractive Eye Surgery. The most common method of surgery followed today is Laser surgery, where lasers are used to reshape the cornea. Laser surgery is the greatest achievement in ophthalmology. Lasers are usually used to treat non refractive conditions. What is LASIK? LASIK is one of the most popular types of laser eye surgery. LASIK stands for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis. Thi........ Read More

Eye Surgery

Eye Surgery has become a mainstream method of vision correction, and this article will explain the advantages and disadvantages of three different methods being offered to the medical consumer. Lasik Eye Surgery LASIK is the acronym for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis and is an eye surgical system which permanently corrects vision by removing a thin layer of the cornea. This procedure works best on patients with moderate to high degrees of myopia (nearsightedness), low to moderate degr........ Read More

Laser Eye Surgery? It Is Risky My Brother Says.

I wear eyeglasses because when I was small I used to love reading books, still do but as a result, as my mum says, my eyesight is weak. My family members are lucky because they don’t need any aid for vision. I have been called many names for wearing eyeglasses, including “4 eyes” and “scientist”. I have tried wearing contact lenses; they are one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century but unfortunately they didn’t work out for me. This is because I have a habit of washing my........ Read More

Defining Lasik Eye Surgery - How It Works

LASIK eye surgery is a refractive surgery intended to reduce a patient’s dependency on eyeglasses or contact lenses. LASIK is the most prevalent of all refractive surgery types. LASIK aims to reshape the cornea in order to allow for accurate refraction, which results in the light rays falling exactly on the retina (a series of light sensing cells). This enables crystal clear vision. In general, common refractive errors, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism are caused due to........ Read More

Be Aware Of These Laser Eye Surgery Complications

It is true that laser eye surgery is a safe and efficacious procedure for correcting a host of visual anomalies. However, as with any surgical procedure, refractive surgery has potential side effects or complications. Complications due to laser eye surgery may be classified into four categories – preoperative, intra-operative, early postoperative, and late postoperative. Peruse this article to have a clear understanding of the major complications associated with laser eye surgery. One of the ........ Read More

Is Lasik Eye Surgery For You?

Lasik eye surgery can be used to correct myopia, astigmatism and hyperopia. Presbyopia, which causes those of us in our late 40's to need reading glasses is actually a loss of flexibility of the eye lens and cannot be treated with lasik corrective eye surgery. During lasik surgery the ophthalmologist actually reshapes the cornea with the use of a laser. How much reshaping you have done to your cornea depends entirely on your particular sight problem. The FDA first approved the excimer laser for........ Read More

Laser Eye Surgery - Expectations Vs. Reality

Laser Eye Surgery – What are your expectations? The success of laser eye surgery (as with any elective surgery), is measured by how the outcome matches your before-surgery expectations. Are your expectations realistic? Can your expectations be met by laser eye surgery? It’s your surgeon’s job to help you consider all aspects of good vision prior to your laser eye surgery. Laser eye surgery can greatly improve your vision but no procedure can promise ‘perfect vision’ to every patient. ........ Read More

Lasik Eye Surgery: Is It Right For You?

If you have poor eyesight and you have worn eyeglasses or contact lenses all your life, then you might want to consider LASIK eye surgery. LASIK is the acronym for Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileuses. This is a procedure where the patient has to undergo surgery to reduce or totally eliminate a person's poor eyesight. There are certain eye imperfections that cause poor eyesight. Examples of these are: - Astigmatism A person with astigmatism sees 'distorted' imaged which is a result of defor........ Read More

Lasik Eye Surgery - Would You Have It?

There are a number of methods used to surgically correct eyesight nowadays but the most popular choice is Lasik (Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis). However before the use of modern technology such as laser beams and computers, the original technique was Radial Keratotomy (RK). This involved an Ophthalmic surgeon with a steady hand and a sharp scalpel to make a series of radial cuts in the cornea (the front 'window' of the eye), which when healed, would flatten and therefore reshape the corn........ Read More

Laser Eye Surgery - A Risk Analysis For My Daughter

My daughter has worn glasses since being 8 years old. She switched to contact lenses at 16. She is 21 now and told me yesterday that she is considering using her savings from her part-time job to get laser eye surgery. Now I wear glasses and can see that they are inconvenient at times. I tried contacts years ago, before the newest generation of soft daily wear lenses were developed. One day I will get around to trying them again. But I know nothing about laser eye surgery, so I told her I would........ Read More


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