In recent years, LASIK surgery has revolutionized how people see and deal with their vision problems. Today, bladeless LASIK eye surgery is safer and more easily accessible than ever. With local practices such as Wichita Vision Institute providing this service, there is no reason why anyone should suffer with vision problems. You owe it to yourself to learn as much as you can about the procedure and how it can help you.
Why Choose Bladeless LASIK Eye Surgery?
Many people wish to pursue LASIK eye surgery but find traditional bladed LASIK discouraging. Bladed surgery of any kind carries longer recovery periods, not to mention the fear associated with traditional bladed surgery. Bladeless LASIK eye surgery solves this problem, and it may be just what you have been looking for to achieve optimal vision.
How Does the Procedure Work?
Bladeless LASIK eye surgery is performed using all-laser LASIK, also known as Femto LASIK. The surgeon will usually use two types of lasers during your corrective surgery. The first type of laser is used to create a tiny flap within the cornea. Next, the surgeon will use an excimer laser. This special laser is used to reshape the cornea. This reshaping process is the aspect of the surgery that corrects your vision. The surgeon will then return the small flap to its original position.
Patients love the fact that no blades are used during this procedure. As a result, it is overall less invasive than traditional LASIK surgery. This makes it a more convenient option for those with busy schedules.
Who Qualifies for the Procedure?
Any patient who would qualify for regular bladed LASIK will qualify for bladeless LASIK eye surgery. There is research to support the idea that bladeless LASIK surgery is safer than traditional bladed LASIK. This opens up the door for more people to have access to the procedure.
What are the Advantages?
There are many advantages beyond the fact that no blades are used. In general, this procedure is relatively fast. And most patients are happy to report 20/20 vision following their procedure. However, results do vary. Most people find that there is no need for contacts or glasses again. There is also generally a short recovery time. Another benefit of this procedure includes the accuracy of the laser. Bladeless LASIK eye surgery has been proven more accurate at correcting vision problems than traditional LASIK.
If you are tired of dealing with your vision problems, reach out to Dr. Patel and the experts at Wichita Vision Institute and learn more about bladeless LASIK eye surgery. Contact us today to schedule your initial consultation at our office in Wichita, KS.