In recent years, there is an increase in demand for Laser eye surgery. This is because of its highest success rate. People are heading towards this treatment procedure to treat eye-disorders or problems they are suffering from. There are benefits of going under Lasik or laser eye surgery procedure. First of all, this technique is used to correct refractive-errors. Major or minor, any type of refractive errors can be treated by following this procedure. As there are several eye-disorders, problems and diseases people suffer from, there are varied types of laser treatments as well. Secondly, this procedure helps in to get rid of eyewear or eye-glasses or contact-lenses once and for all.
There are more numbers of people, who wish to go under or opt for LASIK procedure because they do not want to wear glasses or contacts anymore. There can be cosmetic reasons and comfort can be the reason as well, why people do not want to wear eye-glasses or eye-contact-lenses. As most of us know, Lasik is the abbreviated form of “laser-assisted situ keratomileusis”. It is basically a form of eye surgery. It involves re-shaping the cornea to fix or correct vision problems. This procedure involves cutting open a ‘flap’ in the cornea. And then laser is used to remove a pre-determined amount of tissue from the cornea. Then the flap is replaced. And, it heals naturally. In procedure patient remains conscious; however local anesthesia is used to numb the eye. The procedure of laser eye surgery is not a lengthy one. It takes between 15 to 20 minutes to complete the procedure. The healing or recovery time may take up to 2-3 weeks. Patients gone under this treatment are advised to take a lot of care to ensure that the eyes do not catch any sort of infection after operation. Refractive errors or vision-problems like myopia, astigmatism and hyperopia and other major or minor eye-diseases can be treated by this laser technique. Highly successful laser surgery for eye-problems helps in rectifying these defects in a large number of cases. Expert eye-surgeons perform these surgeries for patients. Before performing any of these surgeries or treatments, experts conduct a session with patient to consult and discuss about patient’s health conditions and other past medical histories.