If you are like so many people who are forced to wear corrective lenses every day, you may be longing for the morning when you can open your eyes and see without any extra help. You may think it is only a fantasy, while you continue to put lenses in your eyes or grab your glasses from the side of the bed. Depending on how severe your need for assistance, everything around you may be a blur without any kind of lenses. It can become very discouraging. You may be at the point that you have had enough. You are wondering if LASIK surgery could be the solution you need.
LASIK Can Treat a Variety of Conditions that Limit Your Eyesight
You may be struggling to see far away or you may have trouble seeing anything up close, such as when you need to read a book. You could be dealing with astigmatism. In some cases, you may be struggling with a combination of factors that make it impossible to see well without some type of corrective lenses. Your eyes may have been fine when you were younger, but that may have changed as you aged. LASIK surgery involves having your eyesight corrected by modifying the shape of your cornea. Depending on how your procedure is performed, a blade may be used or your eye surgeon may choose to use a laser. Thanks to advances in technology, laser surgery is used most often today. It is more precise and results in a shorter time for recovery.
How Do You Know if You are a Candidate for LASIK?
There are several factors that will be considered in order to determine if LASIK is right for you. You must be at least eighteen as your eyes will tend to change more dramatically until this point. If you are pregnant, you will need to wait for LASIK surgery due to the hormonal changes that occur while you are expecting. These changes can affect your vision. You should be in good health. during
Talk to Our Eye Doctor About the Possibility of LASIK in Your Life
The best way to find out if LASIK can help change your life by improving your vision is to make an appointment with our eye doctor. Have your eyes and your health evaluated. Dr. Patel can perform a preliminary evaluation to determine if the procedure is right for you. Learn more about what you can expect from LASIK in your future. Contact us today at the Wichita Vision Institute to schedule your consultation.