Laser Eye Surgeries have become very popular. These procedures have proved their effectiveness and efficiency by showing great and successful result rate. The surgery is performed for patients suffering from different eye problems such as refractive errors, or disease etc. The procedures are performed by expert-eye-surgeons. Patient will meet with an eye surgeon for a consultation-session before laser eye surgery. Patient’s responsibility is to openly share each and every important detail related to health condition, medical background and about the eye-problem. Expert will listen, understand what patient shares. Expert will conduct some examinations and eye-tests.
For your information, the initial examinations and tests include measuring corneal thickness, refraction, corneal mapping, air pressure, and pupil dilation. And after evaluating all information, reports etc expert will decide whether a patient is a good laser eye surgery candidate and which type of laser technique based procedure will be best suited to patient’s condition. Then, an eye-surgeon will schedule an appointment for the procedure. Some precautions are to be followed by patient going under the laser vision correction surgery. These precautions are categorized as before, after precautions. If a person (going under surgery) wears rigid gas permeable contact lenses, he/she should not wearing them for at least three weeks before evaluation.
And people who wear eyeglasses, they need to make sure to bring their eyeglasses to the surgeon so that their prescription can be reviewed by the expert. During the NASA approved laser eye surgery procedure, eye surgeon uses an instrument called a microkeratome or femtosecond laser to create a thin flap in the cornea. The cornea is then folded back and the underlying corneal tissue is reshaped using another laser. After reshaping the cornea, which is done so that it can properly focus light onto the retina, the flap is put back in place and the surgery is complete. In the beginning of the surgery, expert will give patient a local anesthesia in the form of eye drops. These drops will numb the eyes so that the minimal discomfort can be eliminated too. Many Eye-Care-Clinics and expert eye-surgeons are available. Experts performed variety of laser eye surgeries for patients suffering from different types of refractive-eye-errors. Important is to make sure selecting best and highly qualified eye-surgeon to get the surgery done.