LASIK

LASIK
                         
LASIK is the most common types of surgery vision correction procedure, but is the most common types of surgery at all. And usually take place more than one million and eight hundred thousand LASIK surgery in the United States in one year.
 
The reason for the great popularity of LASIK is the multiplicity of advantages compared to the types of surgery to correct vision, such as the lack of pain during surgery in addition to the improved look directly at the following day. And that surgery can be treated Palace and farsightedness and astigmatism through the change to the exact shape of the cornea.
 
 
 
Upgrade your patients to premium procedures
 
Aspheric Treatment
Excellent visual quality in dim light conditions. ZYOPTIX Aspheric reduces the induction of spherical aberrations. The Q Factor is managed automatically for safety reasons, but can be modified manually.
 
Personalized Treatment (PT)

Improving night driving and correcting pre-operative HOA.
The ablation profile is calculated based on aberrometric data that is unique to each of the patient's eyes. The TECHNOLAS T217P provides the most renowned aberrometric treatment in the world.
 
Personalized Treatment Advanced (PTA)
Innovation
Combining Personalized and Aspheric treatments. PTA is the only algorithm that corrects lower and higher order aberrations without inducing spherical aberration. Unsurpassed visual quality.
 
SUPRACOR™ – new excimer laser presbyopia procedure
SUPRACOR is a new corneal approach to treating presbyopia with TECHNOLAS Excimer Workstation 217P. Applied to Myopic, Hyperopic and Emmetropic patients, as well as post-LASIK cases, this presbyopic algorithm will truly expand your refractive business.
 
Tissue Saving Treatment (TS)
Treating thin corneas safely. This treatment mode is for the preservation of corneal tissue. It allows the surgeon to safely widen the range of patients that can be treated.
 
 
LASIK procedure:
 
 
Day of surgery

- There are no restrictions on food or drink or drugs
- Wear comfortable clothing
- Remove any traces of makeup
 
During surgery


The first step

Although you will remain awake throughout the LASIK, but you will not feel any pain. After instillation of anesthetic eye drops,the eye lids are kept opened gently using a medical device, then a small ring placed around the cornea to operate as a base for a device called Microkeratome. which used to make a circular flap at the Corneal surface layer. 
 
The second step;
The doctor will ask you to look for the bright light while the excimer laser to amend the shape of the cornea. The duration of this step of seconds to minutes, depending on the degree of adjustment necessary..
 
The third step;
Return the flap back external surface of the cornea to its natural place and leave to dry for 2 minutes.
Will not feel pain during the procedure 
 
After surgery
- Doctor describes some types of eye drops to use for a period of days after surgery
- Shall go home directly
- You should return the next day for follow up
- Usually you can drive the car after one day
 
 Do and do not do
- Avoid rubbing the eyes completely 
- Avoid swimming for a week
- Avoid exposure to dust in the first week
- You can shower on condition not to enter water in your eye
 
Is LASIK right for me ?
 
 
You cannot precisely know the possibility of having LASIK procedure unless having the needed medical examinations, but some of your qualities must be present, namely:
- Age over 19 years
- The stability of vision for at least one year prior to surgery
- Eye disease-free
- Cornea free of any medical conditions such as keratoconus
- Corneal thickness is sufficient to perform the surgery
- The absence of pregnancy
Through our long experience we can say that the rate of about 25% of visitors to the sections of surgery vision correction LASIK surgery does not suit them for different reasons. However, you do not have to worry in this case because there are all possible alternatives for all types of low vision in AL-EYECARE.
 
Possible side effects:
 
Despite the scarcity of occurrence of these side effects, but like any medical procedure we have to notify them.
 
Q & A
 
What is eye irritation?

It is the sense of having hair in your eye and is treated with certain types of eye drops.
 
 
What is laser?
It is the technology of using ultraviolet light to reshape the inner layer of the cornea accurately. This change can correct some vision defects such as nearsightedness and farsightedness and Astigmatism.
 
What is LASIK?
It is a surgical procedure that uses a laser to reshape the inner layer of the cornea that can correct some vision defects on a permanent basis, such as nearsightedness and farsightedness and Alostijmatesm. It’s the most operated surgery in the world.
 
How a doctor determines what should be repaired for an eye?
Depends measuring vision defects accurately and Wave Scan systemis used to do that, which will then transfer that information to the laser device in order to do its part to correct those defects Alxzaimr-ray laser.
 
How accurate is the Wave Scan?
The measurement accuracy of your Wave Scan is about 25 times more than the traditional methods of measuring the work of eyeglasses or contact lenses.
 
What is the success rate of LASIK?
The fact that we have seen daily by hundreds of thousands of LASIK surgeries shows that more than 98% of patients did not return for a need to wear glasses or contact lenses as they can command and exercise and watch TV normally.
 
Will the impact of the operation last, or does the vision weaken?
From our follow up closely to the patients who performed the operation for more than 12 years, we witnessed the stability of results which confirms the success of surgery over the years ..
 
What should I do before surgery?

- Bring your relatives to accompany you on the day of surgery
- Stop wearing contact lenses as follows:
• Hard lenses: one month prior to surgery
• gas-permeable lenses: two to four weeks before surgery
• Soft lenses: one to two weeks before surgery 
 
Does LASIK hurt?
Most patients do not feel pain during the operation because of the usage of anesthetic drops to numb the eye which is placed on the surface of the cornea.
 
How long does the surgery take?
The whole thing takes about 20 minutes in total but the procedure itself only takes a few minutes.
 
I have been enjoying my eyes normally , but I have reached the age where I need glasses for reading. Is it possible to treat this condition WITH Intralasik?
Laser technology can not prevent the emergence of myopia aging because it is linked to the phenomenon of aging experienced by most people over the age of forty. However, we take pride in hospitals and centers of EYECARE that we were second in the world in the provision of some surgical solutions to treat this kind of lack of vision. You can see one of our vision correction counselors in one of our branches.
 
What is the right age for this type of surgery?
Minimum age is 19 years which is appropriate as the eye is fully developed, taking into account the stability of vision for at least one year prior to surgery.
 
Will I need to spend the night in hospital after surgery?
You can go home after the surgery, but you will need to return later for checkup the next day. The doctor will tell you what you need to do completely according to the type of surgical procedure.
 
Will I need complete anesthesia?
Only your doctor will use a surface anesthetic eye drops.
 
Is LASIK surgery safe?

The UV laser operates only on the surface of the cornea and does not penetrate the eye.
 
Will I need anyone to accompany me ?

Yes, because the day of examination the doctor may put you some drops that expand the types of iris, which makes the vision blurry for hours. As well as on the day of surgery you may need some time to settle the matter. Therefore, it is better to bring one to accompany you and take you home and you SHOULD NOT drive yourself.
 
When do I go back for checkup after surgery?

You will return the day after the surgery and will remain under medical follow-up for a period of 6-9 months; it varies depending on the type of surgical procedure.
 
What about a night glare?
It is determined by the initial tests conducted by your doctor before LASIK, including measurement of pupil diameter. And we have no technical help in reducing the incidence.
 
When can I return to work?

Most of our clients are advised to rest in the first two days and then can return to work and resume some normal activities such as sports. And you have only to refrain from swimming for two weeks or rubbing the eyes for a period of four weeks.
 
When does full recovery occur?

The vision stabilizes in most cases after the first day and the person can return to work after two days and would feel clearly better after a week and natural visual acuity is completed after two weeks.
 
Are there problems for LASIK surgery or Intralasik on the long run?
After more than ten years in millions of laser surgery in the world showed no undesirable effects in the long term.
 
Will there be lack of clarity of vision?
This might happen in the first hours after LASIK, but it disappears after a few hours.
 
Glow Night?
This may appear in the first few weeks after LASIK and disappears after the completion of healing of the cornea.
 
Will there be any sensitivity to light?
 The sensitivity of the eye to light after LASIK may increase, but it disappears within hours and to avoid that you could wear sunglasses.
 
Over-correction to consider
Over-correction may occur for consideration at the stage of healing and healing of the cornea normally and you will notice that your eyes will prove in a week for four weeks, depending on the degree of visual impairment in the first place. In some rare cases may last those extra degree of correction and then the doctor needs to do another procedure to correct this degree of excess, usually after 3-4 months of the first procedure.
 
Decline in visual acuity
Although time is often gained visual acuity after LASIK except that in some few cases may occur down the power of vision than you need to perform LASIK with him again to correct vision. It is worth mentioning that the majority of LASIK performed do not need for such corrective action.