Lasik is a modern solution for reducing dependence on glasses and contact lenses millions of people all over the world (with refractive errors as Myopia, Hyperopia, Astigmatism and Presbyopia) benefit from this miraculous treatment which offers a natural, permanent clear vision. Its quick, safe, painless and reliable nature made it a first choice treatment for people who need visual freedom.
Do you need to have Lasik?
If answer "yes" to one or more of the following questions, then Lasik may be the solution that you have been looking for:
In order to decide whether you're a good candidate for Lasik, your eye doctor will examine your eyes to make sure they are in god health and the kind of vision correction you need.
Your doctor will also look for signs of dry eye (insufficient tears or reduce quality of tears might need treatment before LASIK Also, a corneal topography is usually done to "map" tour cornea.
With the new wave front technology associated with custom LASIK, you also are likely to undergo a wave front analysis that sends llight waves through the eye to provide an eve more precise map of errors affecting your vision.
More sophisticated tests are also available contrast sensitivity function and ocular response analyzer, on you doctor's recommendation, to analyze your with great accuracy to see how will you fit for your Lasik procedure.
If you are a candidate for Lasik
You need to remove your soft contact lenses at least 1 week before the exam and laser treatment. For hard and gas permeable contact lenses, this period is 3 weeks.
On the day of laser treatment, please do not wear any make-up (eye and face), cream, moisturizer, and perfume or after-shave lotion. Since the laser room is cold, wear worm comfortable clothes.
Postoperative Care in LASIK
Advantages of LASIK
LASIK and improvement of your quality of life
Steps of LASIK Surgery