Navigation Links
Lasik surgery effective in correcting vision

LASIK (Laser in Situ Keratomilensis), is the most widely performed laser vision correction today. It is effective in correcting short sightedness (Myopia), farsightedness (Hyperopia) and even astigmatism. The procedure is performed in an out-patient surgery center,// using a special piece of equipment called Exlimer laser.

You may be a good candidate for lasik if you meet the following criteria.

(a) Enjoy general good health
(b) Have no eye disease
(c) Have a relatively stable prescription for glasses or contact lenses.
(d) Over 18 years old
(e) Understand the risks and benefits of lasik
(f) Have reasonable expectations.
You probably shouldn’t consider lasik if you fall under one or more of the following conditions.

(a) If you are suffering from or have a history of eye diseases like ocular herpes, cataracts, keratoconus and glaucoma.

(b) Under 18 years old
(c) Pregnant and nursing
(d) Using steroid drugs
(e) Suffering from autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Sjogresis syndrome etc.

Before the lasik procedure you have to undergo eye examination including refraction of your eyes, corneal topography, pachymetry and retinal evaluation, to make sure that you will be a suitable candidate for lasik.

On the day of lasik procedure do not wear eye make up, jewellery, cologne or hair spray. Your vision may be blurry after the procedure, so be sure to bring some one who can drive you back home.

Your eyes will be numbed with anesthetic eye drops so that you will not feel any pain during the procedure. Once everything is prepared, the doctor will place a speculum between upper and lower eye lids to prevent blinking. Then he will use an instrument called microkeratome to make a hinged flap on the surface of cornea. They you will be asked to focus on a red blinking light so that your eye will be well centered and it is time for the computer gu ided Exlimer laser to accurately reshape the corneal tissue. The laser will only be used for about a minute. Then doctor will carefully put the flap back in place and remove the eye speculum.

After the lasik procedure, you will rest and relax in the recovery room for about an hour. It is important not to rub your eyes after the procedure, so you will be given plastic eye shields to place over your eyes. This will prevent accidental rubbing while you are sleeping. You will be given eye drops to take with you, which will aid your eyes in normal heating and prevent infection.

Many patients return to work the very next day after the procedure, already enjoying improved vision. A day after lasik procedure the doctor will see you for a post operation check and then followed by regular check ups at internals of one week, one month, three months and six months for one year.

In the days following the procedure, you can resume normal activities, but it is a good idea to do the following:

(a) Wear sunglasses for a few days
(b) Wait a day or two before showering
(c) Do not rub your eyes
(d) Do not wear ye make up
(e) Avoid dust, swimming, gardening
(f) Avoid opportunities for eye injury
(g) Do not drive until your vision has improved.

You may experience some haziness, discomfort, mild burning, dryness, sensitivity to light and haloes, but then side effects should only be temporary. You will soon be enjoying freedom from glass and contact lenses.


'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Lasik or Lasek Surgery – Which One is Better
2. U.S. Navy Offers Intralase No-Blade Lasik for Servicemen
3. Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery
4. Two doctors suspended for wrong brain surgery
5. Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery
6. Sweaty palms syndrome can be cured by surgery
7. Surviving surgery
8. Waking during surgery
9. Supplement helps cardiac surgery
10. Radiation before surgery cuts cancer recurrence
11. Voice may be improved by surgery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... DMG ... Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr., scheduled to broadcast Saturday, January 28, 2017 at ... was founded in 2008 to address the limitations of fatigue monitoring technologies within ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... ... plastic balance boards have been around since at least the 1950s and are a great ... and only balance board to use a patent-pending design featuring high-pressure inflation technology and drop-stitch ... well as skill-level adjustable for all ages and abilities. The board can be rolled ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) , ... January 23, 2017 , ... ... disease, took to the air to educate listeners about the benefits of making new ... in the U.S.,” Kleyne said, “it’s appropriate that we expect water infrastructure to become ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... Zachary Cattell, ... serve as a healthcare industry expert at the 2017 Sector Summit hosted by ... Inside Indiana Business host Gerry Dick, will feature an employer and an association ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Moisture measurement is a necessary process step ... to success. Selecting an inappropriate measurement method can cause costly errors, and poor ... equipment. Rare or expensive substances are wasted and production may even be stopped ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/23/2017)... 2017  ResMed (NYSE : RMD), BMC (Pékin, Chine) et ... aujourd,hui qu,ils se sont mis d,accord sur le règlement ... BMC et 3B seront autorisés à vendre leurs produits ... et ResMed effectuera le paiement de la décision en ... de Floride entre les deux parties. Le règlement n,inclut ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... Jan 23, 2017 NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB ... signed a preclinical collaboration agreement with the Children,s Hospital of ... Falk , M.D., a US key opinion leader in the ... ... evaluate compounds from NeuroVive,s research program, NVP015, in certain experimental ...
(Date:1/22/2017)... DHABI , Saudi Arabia , January 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... the US and UAE ... , at the World Economic Forum   "The ... driven by big data and powered by artificial intelligence and this trend is ... discussed the ,Hospital of the Future, at the concluding day of the 47 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: