Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery if I Have A Retinal Hole or Macular Hole? [video]

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery if I Have A Retinal Hole or Macular Hole? The macula is the part of the eye that provides us with the sharp, central vision we need for things like driving, reading, and seeing fine details. You may never know or need to know it exists. That is, unless it goes wrong and you start to have problems with one of its above functions. As a small break in the macula — which sits…

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery if I Have A Detached Retina? [video]

The retina is a structure at the back of the eye. When the light is focused by the cornea and the lens in the center of the eye, it is focused to reach the retina at the back of the eye. If the retina is detached, it is now sitting in an incorrect position to absorb the light and the ability to absorb light may also be depressed. Patients who have a form of retinal detachment are advised to seek an opinion from a retinal expert in order to have their retinal detachment addressed first and should that be successful, they may then become candidates for laser eye surgery….

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery if I Have Thin Corneas? [video]

Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery if I Have Thin Corneas? It’s the dreaded words no one wants to hear when they’re fed up of glasses, sick of contact lenses, and excited at the possibility of Laser Eye Surgery: “You’re not a good candidate.”  If you have thin corneas, you’ve likely already heard or read this a number of times. In the average clinic, having thin corneas is considered a contraindication to Laser Eye Surgery and often a hard and…