Written on May 12, 2009 at 6:14 PM by LASIK Guider

LASIK Pefect Vision

Not all persons who meet medical and ophthalmic criteria for are necessarily good LASIK candidates for the procedure. Persons who demand perfection and have too high expectations of LASIK vision correction surgery are poor LASIK candidates.

Your final satisfaction with your LASIK procedure outcome depends mostly on having realistic expectations, So before making your decision to have LASIK, be sure to consider the following points:

LASIK Perfect Vision

Although high success rates of LASIK eye surgery are widely reported, LASIK vision correction surgery can’t guarantee perfect vision for every patient. Successful LASIK outcome depends on the individual. Everyone's eyes and vision are unique. What works for others may not work for you. Your LASIK results depend on the way your respond to excimer laser energy and how they heal after surgery.

The Aim of LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK will almost certainly improve your vision and reduce your dependence on and , but glasses may be needed for certain tasks such as driving at night.

LASIK Retreatment (Enhancement):

LASIK Retreatment may be required to get optimal outcomes. A typical retreatment rate is approximately 10%, meaning 90% of patients achieve their vision goals with one LASIK surgery. Retreatment rates will be higher for patients with more extreme .

LASIK and Presbyopia:

The surgical correction of is still in its infancy. Glasses may be needed for reading when you reach the middle 40s. However, if you are motivated sufficiently, monovision LASIK may be a possibility that can reduce the need for reading glasses. In monovision LASIK, one eye is corrected for distance vision and the other for near vision.


Eyeglasses May 13, 2009 at 2:11 AM  

Good information. Thanks

Unknown May 26, 2009 at 1:29 PM  

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