Laser vision correction In Los Angeles vision correction procedures are popular among everyone those with vision disorders and those without them alike. Laser eye surgery is the most popular vision correction treatment out there with over 700,000 having laser vision correction surgery every year. Although in most places including Los Angeles Lasik surgery is the most popular laser eye correction treatment it is not the only one available. There are three main types of laser treatments used for laser eye surgery. The most commonly known and most successful is Lasik eye surgery. During Lasik the cornea which is the heart of almost any and all vision disorders is reshaped using a laser. A flap is cut on the eye and the cornea is reshaped until the eye focuses and the procedure is done in rapid time. Leading Beverly Hills Lasik surgeons although the patient is conscience the whole time the procedure is completely painless, but maybe a bit uncomfortable. Some patients are not candidate for Lasik but the cornea is to thin or sensitive if dealing with other immune crippling illnesses. In some cases most Los Angeles Eye surgeons will determine which vision correction program is best according to the situation. Photorefractive Keratectomy otherwise known as PRK or Lasek is a different procedure from Lasik which also uses laser technology to minimize and in most cases even eliminate the dependency on glasses and other vision assisting objects. This procedure like Lasik utilizes the laser to reshape the cornea permanently. The difference between Lasek and Lasik is the flap that is cut on the surface of the eye and reattached during the Lasik procedure. Epithelial laser Keratomileusis or otherwise called E -Lasik is the other well knows laser procedure which is to compete closely with Lasik in safety for various reasons. E-Lasik like PKR eliminates complications of the flap. In most cases Los angeles eye surgeons commonly advocate this Lasek to patients who are looking to have Lasik and are not candidate because of the thinness of the cornea. E-Lasik makes it a lot easier for patients who do not qualify for Lasik qualify for E-Lasik because the solutions and other tools used are specifically for work with sensitive corneas. Most people who undergo Laser eye surgery come out with perfect and even more than perfect vision. In other cases 20/40 is achieved. It is important that a patient knows and understands that even a procedure which is done flawlessly can result in less than perfect vision. If a surgeon is to blame for under or over correction he in more cases than none goes back in without a problem and fixes the problem right away or within six months. The surgeon will go through the laser eye surgery repeatedly and follow up closely after the procedure.
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