Risks and benefits of Lasik eye surgery


Lasek eye surgery has revolutionized eye medicine industry. Refractive Hispanic corrects vision and restores near perfect vision. LASIK surgery is a technique that corrects vision a person reduce the need for glasses or contact lenses. Known as Laser Assisted in situ Keratomileusis, or LASIK, surgery involves changing the shape of the cornea.

It is important to first determine whether you are a candidate for eye surgery. Generally, patients under 18, those with hormonal disorders, or those suffering from diabetes or hypertension, is not recommended for surgery.

As in any medical treatment that benefits as well as risks.

benefits are :.

o Clear natural vision

o pain free surgery

o Improvement in quality of life .. Bad vision will not prevent you from becoming a pilot, a professional athlete, or part of the armed forces.

o Eye related problems such as squint corrected improve your appearance and promote self-esteem and confidence.


risk is considered] o The surgery reduces eye allergy and irritation develop the use of glasses or contact lenses

o Possible loss of vision that can not. be corrected by surgery, the use of glasses or contact lenses.

o Development glares, halos, or double vision. Some patients have problems with night vision, and the ability to see clearly in low light, fog or when there is low contrast.

o Even after the operation it may need to wear glasses or contact lenses. There are patients in whom surgery fails to restore 20/20 vision.

o what are the chances of getting dry eye syndrome due to inability to produce tears. There may be discomfort and blurred vision. This dry eye problems can become permanent and it may be required to undergo treatment fall.

o Patients with large refractive properties of errors do not achieve with surgery, vision is completely restored.

o There are chances vision patients experience visual impairment with age.

o It is post operative risks such as flap complications, keratitis, eye dryness, light sensitivity and blurred vision.

Although studies show that complication rates are relatively low and the death or serious complications rare, you will

o Find out about the action in detail

o Ask your surgeon to go over specific phone. A case in detail and discuss the risks, if any.

o Select surgeon and LASIK center with care. Never choose based on proximity to where you live or low cost.

Opt for surgery only when you are sure that it will benefit you and not because it is fashionable to have LASIK surgery. In most countries, the action is not insured and you must bear the costs of the procedure. Weigh all pros and cons before going ahead.