Laser eye surgery is a medical procedure consisting of the use of laser for reshaping the surface of the cornea. It is used to improve myopia (shortsightedness), hypermetropia (long sightedness) or astigmatism. The first information on laser eye surgery dates back from over twenty years ago. (more…)
The idea of PRK eye surgery is an appealing one for anyone struggling with glasses or contacts. You want something that is easier and simplier, however you may not understand all the jargon associated with the procdedure. Keep reading to find out more aboutPRK eye surgery.
PRK, or photorefractive keratectomy, is a type of laser surgery used to right moderate near sightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. Like other laser eye surgeries, your vision is corrected by reshaping the cornea of the eye. The cornea is the real, front part of your eyeball. Light travels through the cornea and is focused on the retina in the back of your eye. If the cornea is misshapen, the light does not focus on the retina, and your insight is impaired. (more…)
Astigmatism lasik surgery is useful for treating astigmatism and is very predictable especially in the case of iris recognition technology that uses Zyoptix Wavefront to map the treatment onto the cornea. For the complete surgery, treatment should be delivered at the exact right angle and in case of the eye being rotated a few degrees the magnitude of the correction can be reduced. (more…)
The pair of glasses that you recently purchased reflects a stronger prescription, have no-line bifocals and have been coated with a special substance to reduce glare. You would think that after wearing eyeglasses the majority of your life you would get used to them, but that does not seem to be the case. (more…)