Myths And Facts Of Laser Eye Surgery

by Dr.Ghosheh scotti LASIK, laser operation
It is one of the wonders of modern medicine and technology - the ability to improve vision and do away with spectacles or contact lenses. According to The Jakarta Post, LASIK (short for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) has gained popularity over recent years, whether for aesthetics or for practicality. In fact, cataract surgery Orange County LASIK, and other laser vision correction procedures are on the rise despite an economic downturn.

But According To A Top Lasik Specialist Orange County Patients Still Have Many Questions About This Procedure

Here are answers to some of the top misconceptions about LASIK.

MYTH: LASIK is done using a computer program and thus can be performed just as well by any clinic, so the main consideration is price.

FACT: There are many factors to consider other than the price. These include reputation of the center and its audit system, the ability to ensure personalized reviews by the surgeons and the range of treatment options offered. As with any surgery - and LASIK is considered surgery - a surgeon's skill and the level of care the center offers are essential elements. The laser is only one of the tools that the surgeon uses to perform the procedure. The Orange County laser eye surgeon must also create and manipulate the corneal flap, a delicate surgical procedure that requires experience and skill. Apart from the procedure itself, the success of LASIK also depends on the pre- and postoperative care. A good doctor will assess the suitability of the patient and the type of procedure required. As with all surgeries, there is potential for complications and a good center is prepared to offer close follow-up care to prevent and/or treat such complications.

MYTH: Everyone is suitable for LASIK.

FACT: Not everyone is suitable for LASIK. Those with thin corneas relative to the degree of improvement they want to achieve are not suitable for LASIK. There are also specific vocations where Orange County Lasik may be unsuitable. Generally, only a small number of people (about 10 percent or less) may be unsuitable. However, there are many other refractive surgery options available and a reputable center will be able to give advice on these other procedures. It is thus advantageous to go to a center with a wide range of refractive surgery options and experience.

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