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The Unknown Facts About Treatment & Lasaik Surgery

What is Treatment & LASIK Surgery? The myopia or hyperopia, commonly called farsightedness or nearsightedness, is an illness in which a person sees nearby objects more clearly than at close distance and experiences blurred vision at far sighted positions. Nearsightedness is the opposite condition. Farsightedness usually affects a person in his twenties and thirties and is more common in men than in women, but it can also affect either sex.

 

Treatment & LASIK Surgery

involves a modification of the existing vision correction techniques to correct the problems of farsightedness and nearsightedness. The basic idea behind the treatment procedure is to cut or burn away the top layer of the cornea, or corneal layer, using high-energy laser beams. This leads to a reshaping of the cornea with respect to the position of the central vision in the patient’s eyes. In order to prevent the formation of ‘ropes’ on the cornea, the new corneal layer has to be shaped exactly the same way as the old one. In other words, the laser procedure reshapes the entire cornea and its supporting framework, which in turn reshapes the eyelids and form the unique profile of a patient’s eyes.

 

This procedure is performed by

a qualified expert eye surgeon (who will usually be an optometrist) under local anesthesia in a surgical clinic. It is one of the most popular forms of corrective eye surgery. However, many patients who have undergone the surgery claim that it does not improve their vision or it even makes things worse. Some surgeons who are highly qualified do not take too kindly to questions put to them by patients. Thus, before the surgery a detailed discussion about the expected results along with explanations of possible side effects is required from both the patient and the surgeon.

 

Even after going through such a detailed discussion

most patients are not very pleased with the final results. A large percentage of patients are not able to achieve the desired change in their vision because the procedure only produces changes that are too small to notice. In some instances, the patient may find that the flap that was created in their cornea is not the same shape as the original one. Such cases are not considered to be a serious flaw and are therefore easily fixed by a laser expert.

 

However

the greatest difficulty faced by patients who have undergone treatment & lasaik surgery is the post-operative care that they require. It is a good practice to take the assistance of a qualified eye surgeon who will be able to advice the patients regarding the post-operative care that is required for them. During this period, it is also important for the patients to follow the instructions given by their surgeons strictly. They should not touch their eyes with hands or any other objects that can possibly lead to contamination.

 

One of the biggest challenges

faced by patients after undergoing laser surgery is dry eyes. Eyes that are not properly hydrated can lead to significant problems like blurred vision and pain. Therefore, it is important for the patients to drink adequate water to prevent such complications from occurring. It is also important for patients to apply artificial tears on a regular basis so that the eyes are not constantly exposed to dryness. Another important thing that patients should remember is not to scratch the cornea. Scratching can lead to infections and can even cause scarring of the tissue, something that treatment & lasaik surgery is capable of avoiding.

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