Amazing advancements in vision correction surgeries has occurred in the past 20 years. Now, there are numerous, safe options available to patients to diminish or eradicate their reliance on contact lenses or glasses including Lasik Vision Correction surgery. The number of Lasik Vision Correction surgeries performed has exponentially increased due to its success, enhanced technology and improved surgical procedures. The range of vision problems that can be addressed effectively has also widened tremendously in the past ten years.
The most common vision problems that can now be corrected include: nearsightedness, astigmatism, farsightedness, and presbyopia. Research results demonstrate that around 95% of patients have achieved perfect vision (20/20) following surgery. Some patients who have undergone surgery may experience eye dryness as a result from the incision of the optic nerve. This discomfort is managed with prescription medicine.
Am I a Candidate for Lasik Vision Correction?
An ophthalmologist will examine your eyes and take your medical history to determine if you are eligible for this procedure. There are some medical conditions that may hinder eligibility for surgery which include; particular ocular disorders, specific medical ailments, and high refractive irregularities. The ideal candidate are those patients at least 18 years old who suffer from farsightedness, nearsightedness or astigmatism. If you would like to learn more about Lasik Vision Correction and to see if you are a candidate, please call us at Ophthalmic Specialists of Michigan at any of our locations: Livonia (734) 421-2020, Dearborn (313-561-7255, Madison Heights (248) 268-1078.