Laser Eye Surgery

Laser eye surgery becomes most popular and that’s why it becomes the most beneficial and effective for correcting your eyesight.

What Are Refractive Errors?

Refractive errors are the major reason for individuals to look for the services of an ophthalmologist or optometrist. Everyone knows that we are seeing the world with the help of our eyes that bend or refract light. Refractive errors are regarded as optimal imperfection that could prevent your eyes from properly focusing on light, which in turn leads to blurred vision. There are different types of refractive errors and they include astigmatism, far sightedness and near sightedness.

What Causes Refractive Errors?

The ability of the light to refract light sharply on retina primarily depends on three features of eye anatomy and they include curvature of cornea, overall length of eye and curvature of lens inside the eye. If your eye is too long, then the light will be focused before reaching the retina, which in turn causes nearsightedness. On the other hand, far sightedness is caused when the eye is short and light is not focused on time. Farsightedness and near sightedness is also caused if the lens are flat or steeply curved with regards to curvature of cornea and length of eye respectively. If you do not have perfectly spherical cornea, then the image gets refracted and create a condition called astigmatism. The individuals can be farsighted or nearsighted without or with astigmatism.

How To Get Rid Of Refractive Errors?

You can opt for  Laser eye surgery which is focused on improving refractive condition of your eye and eliminating the dependency on contact lenses or glasses. Laser Eye Surgery is done for correcting refractive errors and there are several types of laser eye surgeries being performed for reshaping the cornea.

Safety precautions of laser eye surgery:

It is worth saying that laser eye surgery is the safest of all surgeries done for vision correction. There is very minimal (almost nill) chance of suffering out of infection after undergoing laser eye surgery. The risk of encountering problems with this surgery is nullified as everything is focused to keep the complication as little as possible.

Complications of laser eye treatment:

There are no serious complications or risks associated with laser eye surgeries. However, some patients may experience

  • Persistent of dry eye
  • Infection
  • Night vision problems
  • Need for retreatment
  • Flap complication

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