What is Refractive Eye Surgery?
It is a minor surgery of the eye, which will help correct your vision. It corrects and brings back to normal the refractive error of the eye due to which you have to wear glasses. It will completely remove the need of glasses or contact lenses. In case of very high numbers, it will reduce them significantly.
When should one opt for Refractive Eye Surgery?
The corrective surgery can improve the eyesight and is useful in many conditions. Conditions like myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, keratoconus which is a degenerative eye disease, can all be corrected with refractive eye surgery. One can opt to undergo such a corrective surgery at any age after they are 18 years old. After this age, the growth of the eye stops and the results of the surgery will retain for a significant period of time in life. Types of Surgeries There are different types of surgeries performed to correct different refractive errors. During surgery, the surgeon will reshape the cornea or replace the lens. After this, light can travel properly without interruption and reach the retina, where images are formed in the eye. Earlier these surgeries were conducted manually, but with recent advancements, different types of surgeries have been found to be of use like LASIK, PRK, LASEK, RLE, etc. These employ a thin laser beam to reshape the cornea and correct the visual error. Expert ophthalmic surgeons conduct these surgeries with the latest medical equipments at Euromedic Healthcare, ensuring precision and comfort.
How shall one benefit from these corrective eye surgeries?
Some of the advantages to outline are-
- Improved vision
- Freedom from eyeglasses
- No more need for costly contact lenses
- Enjoying carefree life- can do outdoor sports without cumbersome glasses
- Better career opportunities
- Admission in Police Force, Air force, Royal Navy that have criteria, of perfect vision.
- Now you can be part of adventure sports like skydiving, horse riding, swimming, para gliding.
- Improves your confidence
- Gives a boost to your self esteem
- Enhances your social life