You should consider yourself fortunate to be living in an era where the field of medicine and surgery has advanced to an extent that lot of health related complications can now be permanently treated, that too in an absolutely painless manner. One such treatment that has been taken hands on by people across the globe is LASIK. It is a highly advanced Lasik laser eye surgery that has restored normal vision of millions of people around the world, without requiring them to shed even a single drop of blood. The accuracy and success rate of the treatment is such that any individual who is suffering from vision related problems such as myopia and hypermetropia can now expect to get rid of his or her glasses once and forever after undergoing this revolutionary surgical procedure.
The first LASIK eye surgery treatment was performed in the year 1990. Since then, thousands of people across the globe have started undergoing the treatment to treat their vision related problems permanently. If you go by the statistics, you will find that it is the people from the US which hold the highest percentage for having undergone the treatment.
An interesting fact that you might not be aware of is that before the eyeglasses and refractive surgeries came into being, people suffering from nearsightedness or hypermetropia had no other option but to squint. Fortunately, the times have changed for the better and the advent of contact lenses and a wide range of corrective solutions have solved such problems to a great extent, much to the relief of people suffering from such eye related complications.
As far as this advanced surgical treatment called LASIK is concerned, it takes no more than a few minutes to treat the problem. Unlike other surgical procedures, the treatment does not require much of a downtime because of the fact that no incisions are made in or around the eyes during the procedure. The lasers used in the procedure removes corneal tissues and reshapes it to correct vision related issues. Very fine layers of corneal tissues are removed through these lasers called excimer lasers. The procedure is so quick that each slice can be removed in as little as 12 billionth of a second.
So if you are troubled with eye problems such as myopia, hypermetropia or astigmatism, just go for this treatment and start seeing this whole wide world with healthy eyes.