Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Laser Eye Surgery

by : Adam Douglas

If we have some eye problems, we can choose to receive eye surgery. However, in the surgery, no scalpel will be used, but laser. The Excimer laser plays the same role as scalpel in the surgery. Laser surgery is also suitable for those who can not receive scalpel surgery.

Generally, eyeglasses and contact lenses are the commonest solutions for nearsightedness and farsightedness. Of course, laser surgery is also suitable and effective for the two problems. But for sufferers of other complicated eye problems, like astigmatism, those glasses and lenses are not so ideal. On the contrary, LASIK surgery is the best alternative.

In laser surgery, every detail is operated in an accurate way. Safety is also another very important feature of this surgery. The recovery time is very short and receivers can enjoy perfect vision after the surgery. In the surgery, the inner cornea will be reshaped by the laser.

Generally, cutting cornea with laser will lead to great risk. And luckily, this has been much improved in the accuracy of the surgery now.

In U.S., there are no less than one million receivers of laser surgery with very high success rate, almost 80%.

In the past, the surgery on the cornea requires greatly on the surgeons and almost no people can receive it. And now, the emergence of laser surgery has solved all such problems.

Some merits of laser eye surgery have attracted many people to receive it, like the great success rate, short recovery time, etc. Several days after the surgery, receivers can have very good vision. However, this surgery is very expensive. If you earn a lot of money, you can consider of receiving it.

One of the most important steps in the surgery is to find the just right surgeon. It is true that there are more and more surgeons for LASIK. Therefore, it is essential to confirm the identification of the surgeon, including the equipments for the surgery. Also, it is a very good idea to listen to other's feedbacks on the surgeon.

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