Friday, September 19, 2008

Laser eye surgery is safe and effective

Laser eye surgery is safe and effective and its used to correct the most severe refractive errors. In Laser a flap in the cornea is cut with a microkeratome and is folded back using a laser. Before a laser is done on a patients, the ophthalmologist will conduct a pre-lasik eye examination on the patients whether the patients is a good candidate for the lasik surgery.

Patients who goes for the lasik eye surgery must be above eighteen years old. Patient who had eye infection or eye injury should not go for lasik eye surgery. Lasik eye surgery proved to be very successful with most patients. Most patient after some time had their vision back. Because it is safe and effective it has became very popular in many country.


Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Laser eye surgery to correct the shape of the cornea

Laser eye surgery has been getting popular to many people as thousand and thousands turn to laser eye surgery each year to correct their vision and throw away dependency on glasses or contact lenses and its a commonly practiced procedures to correct vision problems. During the laser eye surgery, a surgeon uses a laser device to make permanent changes to the shape of the cornea. As the cornea is a part of the eye that helps focus light to create an image on the retina. This kind of eye surgery has help many people with problems related to a defective sight and laser eye surgery its said to be a simple and quick procedure of correcting your vision.

Laser eye surgery is performed by trained eye specialists and the doctor mostly performed the two or three types of eye surgery to the patient such as PRK known as photo refractive keractectomy or lasik or lasek. For PKR the specialist removes the outer layer of the cornea with a surgical blade instrument. For lasik the surgery is more complicated as the surgeon first cuts a flap in the cornea with a very sharp blade or laser, and then lifts it and uses a computer-guided laser to remove calculated amounts of tissue from the inside layers of the cornea. For lasek the surgeon cuts the outer layer of the cornea (epithelium) with a fine blade, and uses alcohol to loosen and lift it in a single layer.


Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Lasik is belives by patients for correcting refractive errors

Lasik are believes by many patients and doctors as a suitable procedure for correcting refractive errors and had the faster recovery time after having eye lasik surgery. Besides lasik is more complex procedure than PKR. Patients having PKR sometimes needed glasses when reading or driving but this take only twenty percentage of it. PKR is done with a only a few hours and is a out patients procedure which is performed with local anesthetic eye drops. by reshapes gently the cornea by removing microscopic amounts of tissue from the outer surface with a cool, computer-controlled ultraviolet beam of light.

Lasik surgery takes shorter time to recovery and you had to stay a few days in the hospital or clinic. But after the surgery most patients will have the normal eyesight as before. The cost of lasik surgery is charges more than PKR. Before going for lasik eye surgery is better to do your home works by asking all question you want to knows or friends and relatives who has undergone lasik eye surgery and the doctor who performed the surgery.


Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Eye kasik surgery has more advantages

According to many doctors believes that lasik has many advantage and a suitable procedure for correcting many refractive errors and a faster time for recovery after going for lasik surgery. The good news is that Lasik patients can have good vision within a weeks time and able to see well enough to drive his cars without their glass on and could be able to distinguish people clearly from any distance.

Lasik is a more complex procedure than photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) The works of the surgeon uses a knife called a microkeratome to cut a flap of corneal tissue. The doctor jobs is to removes the tissue beneath it with a laser and then replace the flap. For lasik the skill of the surgeon is important because the surgeon make decision on the eye lasik surgery. Its is best to get a qualified surgeon if you are going for your eye lasik surgery. Check the certificates of the doctor which is approved by the doctor eye association. Most of the cause for experience surgeon will cost more than other surgeon.


Friday, October 26, 2007

Forget about contact lens and glasses

With lasik eye surgery most people with eye problems meet the reguirement needed for eye surgery but there some people still had to wear their contact lens or glasses. The good news about lasik eye surgery is that most people can throw away their glasses of contact lens. It is good for sports people who can forget about the hassles of glasses and contact lens.

Today lasik surgery has become common to young people besides lasik surgery are safer and cheaper nowadays, they are also cheaper to lenes in long runs. Before going for lasik eye check with the doctor whether you are qualified candidates for the surgery and besides ask all question regarding the lasik surgery what you must do before the surgery.


Friday, August 17, 2007

Lasik are usualy performed in two steps

Before performing lasik eye surgery patients are ask not to wear soft contact lenses for a periods of twp weeks and the patients corneas are examined with a pachymeter to determine their thickness and topographer to measure their surface contour before the surgery take place. However the operation is performed with the patient awake and mobile and a mild sedative and anesthetic eye drops is given.

Lasik are usualy performed in two steps where the first step is to create a flap of corneal tissue where a corneal suction ring is applied to the eye, holding the eye in place, this sometimes cause small blood vessels to burst but is a harmless side effect that resolves within several weeks. the second steps is the patient's vision will become very blurry once the flap is lifted. He/she will be able to see only white light surrounding the orange light of the laser. This can be disorienting.

Before going for a lasik eye surgery it is better to survey the market or get some imformation from friend and relatives who had a laser eye surgery before and always remmember to ask all the question you want to know about lasik eye sugery like the cost of the sugery, cerfiticates of approver eye surgeon, any side effect in the future and so on.


Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Laser eye surgery to correct vision problems

Laser eye surgery is the most commonly practiced procedure to correct vision problems caused by refractive errors, including myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness) and astigmatism (distorted vision when looking at objects at any distance).

When choosing you laser eye surgery it is best to put some research time to get more information about the precedure of laser surgery. Get information from friends and relatives who had early undergone eye laser surgery, ask question as many as you want to know and how well known is the doctor and his surgery jobs. Lastly Make sure you are a suitable candidate for surgery before you decide to go ahead.

During laser eye surgery, a surgeon uses a laser device to make permanent changes to the shape of the cornea. The laser used most often is the Excimer laser, which produces a beam of ultraviolet light to vaporize tissue. Surgically altering the shape of the cornea can correct mild to moderate refractive errors in most people.