Nadia is the administrative head at Envision. After 19 years of dependence on glasses and contact lenses for myopia she had LASIK. After her procedure 3 years ago, she has not looked back and truly appreciates her freedom from glasses.
Fact: Modern LASIK does not affect night vision and may even improve it. Myth: LASIK makes your night vision worse
Although LASIK is one of the safest, most effective outpatient procedures, there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ answer to this question. Your specific anatomy and lifestyle are central to the answer.
It is not a matter of your age but the aging of your eye’s natural lens which often becomes significant after age 55. If you are starting to develop cataracts, Lasik might not give you the clear vision you hoped for and cataracts may cloud your vision again soon
Our brain’s wonderful ability to adapt is central to presbyopic laser vision correction. Prior to PresbyLasik a tolerance test is essential. This determines if it will be well tolerated by your brain.
With blended laser vision correction, the cornea (first clear layer of the eye) is shaped in such a way that refractive errors are corrected, and an extended focus is created.
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Wearing reading glasses is the most common way of dealing with presbyopia. This is a temporary solution. The advantage to glasses is that you can do that dramatic stare or removal when deemed necessary.
Myth: Women should not have LASIK before they have children. Fact: Lasik is not advisable during pregnancy and breastfeeding. During pregnancy and breastfeeding a woman has high hormone levels that can that can cause a change in their spectacle power. Before women get pregnant or after breastfeeding however LASIK can give them spectacle independence.