Laser eye surgery uses laser technology to correct vision. It has been used for more than thirty years and has been successfully coping with the poor vision of more than forty million people around the world.
Laser eye surgery uses thermally cold rays of light (laser) to correct vision. These rays of light are directed at the transparent layer of your eye, known as the cornea. The cornea is responsible for focusing light on the tissue in the back of the eyes (called the retina). Then the light is sent to your brain and transformed into what you see. The cornea should be of a certain shape and thickness to work well. If this is not the case, it can cause vision problems, such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (farsightedness) and astigmatism.
Laser eye surgery targets these shortcomings in the cornea, changing it so that your eye can accurately focus the light on your retina and improve your vision as a result. Unlike many other forms of eye surgery correction, laser eye surgery is a relatively simple, fast, and painless procedure. The treatment takes about 20 minutes for both eyes. Recovery time is also fast, and most patients can drive and return to work within 24 hours after the procedure.
Two main types of laser eye surgery
There are two main types of laser eye surgery: LASEK and LASIK. Both types of treatment give the same incredible results. Most patients feel that they are suitable for LASIK treatment. However, some people believe that they are better suited for LASEK treatment. Due to the fact that it specially creates a 3D map of the eye, iDesign technology may help your laser eye surgery treatment even more accurate.