Introduction To LASIK Eye Surgery
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If you are tired of taking your correction glasses everywhere or taking your contact lenses on and off every time, you might be thinking of getting an eye surgery. Before deciding and going to a clinic, read and learn more about the basic of LASIK procedure which is the most commonly used procedure is laser eye surgery. LASIK is a laser treatment that changes the shape of the eye’s cornea which is the transparent round part at the surface of your eye. Reshaping will help the eye by focusing the light that passes through and received by the retina. LASIK is abbreviation for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis.
If you are planning on undergoing the procedure then you must know the following:
– LASIK eye surgery is performed on the most delicate area of a person’s eye and once it has been performed, the operation cannot be undone.
– In every surgery performed, there is a possibility of a patient experiencing complications and risks which is different from person to person.
– LASIK has already been performed to millions of individuals and most of them are successful but the procedure is not suitable for every patient.
– LASIK does not promise a patient to have a perfect vision after the treatment. According to a survey, 9 in every 10 patients who have undergone the treatment have experienced a 20/20 or 20/40 vision after but these numbers are not perfect vision especially in some activities.
– If you have undergone LASIK before, it does not mean that you won’t be needing spectacles once you reached mid-40s because of presbyopia. This condition is caused by a person’s age and cannot be prevented.
– Many of the insurance plans do not include laser eye surgery in their coverage.
Here are some of the most common eye conditions:
– Presbyopia. This is also called the aging eye because it only occurs to people who have reached the age of 40 to 50 years old. When this happens, an individual may not see very near.
– Astigmatism. This condition causes blurredness either the object is near or far away.
– Myopia. Also called nearsightedness and vision is only clear for nearby things.
– Hyperopia. Also called farsightedness. One can only see object that are far from them.