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No More Four Eyes

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If you are sick of wearing glasses or fiddling with contacts, you should consider laser eye surgery.

Laser surgery to correct your vision is a well tested procedure but is not for everyone so do not enter into it lightly. Done as outpatient surgery, most people are back to their normal routines in a couple of days and some report improved vision upon waking the next day!

There are a couple of procedures avaialbe and each has different recovery and vision improvement times - you should discuss each option with your doctor to find out which is best for your needs.

Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) is the most well known. In this procedure, a flap is cut in the cornea and then tissue is removed to reshape it. This surgery is fast and has a quick healing time of 2 days with immediate improvement in sight.

Photo Refractive Keratectomy (PRK) is the oldest of the procedures. This surgery reshapes the cornea by removing cells from the surface. The healing time is quite long – a month or more and there is a gradual improvement of vision over time.

Conductive Keratoplasty (CK) is a fairly new procedure. This surgery takes under ½ hour and has a very quick recovery time. It uses radio frequency energy to reshape the cornea and restore vision. This new procedure uses no laser or knife and is quite promising.

Although fairly safe, laser eye surgery is not fool-proof and in some cases may not work or in the worst case, you could end up with worse eye sight than before the procedure. Not everyone is a good candidate for the procedure and those with certain medical conditions such as glaucoma, diabetes or other eye disease should discuss this option with their doctor.

About the Author

Lee Dobbins writes for http://www.eye-care-online.com where you can find information on laser eye surgery and contact lenses. Visit http://www.eye-care-online.com/EyeCareArticles_all.html for more on eye care.


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