Exploring Lasik Eye Surgery
For millions of Americans everyday the burden of poor vision has been
difficult. Finding new ways to gain freedom from eye wear was a hope we
often clung too. However now people are seeing clearly for the first time
without the use of glasses and contacts. Lasik Eye surgery is bringing new
life to many across the country.
Lasik eye surgery is the most common refractive procedure in the United
States today. Lasik eye Surgery or (Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis) is
done by creating a small circular flap in the cornea. They will then use the
excimer laser to remove gently break the modular bonds of the cornea to
reshape the cornea. This will help you see clearer and can give you better
vision in as little as 1 day.
The cost of Lasik surgery can often discourage many people. But how much
is it worth to you to have your vision restored? The Lasik procedure can help
people with nearsightedness and farsightedness. It can also help correct
After the Procedure-
As with all surgeries the doctor will keep you a bit in the office. They will
request when you return home to get lots of rest. It is important for you to
not touch or rub the eye because that can dislodge the flap and can create
You may feel ok within a matter of hours but you should get rest because
your vision may still be blurry. It is important for you to take it easy for the
first week much of our balance is coordinated with our eyes and doing things
too quickly can also create complications.
Some people may still require glasses or contacts after surgery for vision
however the prescription will not be as strong. Also there maybe some
complications later and you may need what is called a “touch up”. Below are
some complications common in Lasik:
It is important to find a qualified eye surgeon to assist you in this procedure.
Making sure they have experience in thi