now 3 options for people to choose from if they are not fortunate to have
perfect vision. The oldest and most
common solution to the problem is to buy a pair of glasses. There are lots of styles to choose from and you
can even get a pair created by your favourite top clothes designer like Prada,
Gucci or Versace.
option is to get contact lenses. These
are perfect for people who do not want to wear face furniture and do not want
the world to know that they do not have perfect vision.
option is the most recent solution to the problem of blurred or impaired
vision. Laser eye treatment is a
surgical procedure that can completely change your eyesight for the better
within minutes. There are lots of
clinics that offer this treatment and for some people, the results are so
amazing they have found that their eyesight is even better than it ever used to
two types of laser eye treatment available and once you have had a consultation
with your optician, they will be able to inform you which is the best option
for your circumstances.
- LASIK eye surgery
- LASEK eye
LASIK Eye Surgery
This is the
most common type of eye surgery that is performed and you will see countless
adverts both on TV and magazines about the treatment. There have been many celebrity endorsements
for this eye surgery and the biggest advantage is that the procedure only takes
around 20-30 minutes for both eyes to be corrected.
What Is Involved
will make a small incision into the top layer of the cornea and open the flap
in order to position an excimer laser to resculpt and reshape the cornea. Once complete, the corneal flap is closed. The second eye is then done in the same way
and the procedure is over.
notice a difference straight away but it does take a little time for the eyes
to heal and your vision to stabilise.
LASEK Eye Surgery
process is similar to the Lasik eye surgery but this time the top layer of the
cornea, the epithelium, is completely removed from the eye, while the laser
treatment is carried out. Once complete,
the epithelium is put back in place and kept secure, usually with a contact
lens. This surgery will take a little
longer to heal and is for more extreme cases.
cases a local anaesthetic is used so you are awake during the procedure but you
can't feel a thing.
been a small number of people who have suffered from side effects which include
dry eyes and itchiness but if you speak to your doctor they should be able to
Find out as
much as you can about laser eye treatment so that you can decide whether this
is the suitable solution for you.
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