Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Short sighted eye surgery

If you’re shortsighted, Laser Eye Surgery was made for you — literally. One of the earliest laser procedures, PRK, was specifically developed to treat short-sightedness, also known as myopia. But even long before PRK was introduced, surgeons were using Laser Eye Surgery to free people from poor near vision. That’s because myopia is one of the most common and easiest to treat refractive errors. It occurs due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors disrupting the normal growth of the eye, leading it… Read more

Short sighted eye surgery

Laser Eye Surgery procedure: How complex is the treatment?

In general, treatments are as complex as the problem they’re designed to fix. Minor cuts and scrapes are easily managed with some antibacterial wash and a plaster. Gallstones are more serious and require medical intervention, but the procedure is pretty straightforward and routine. Brain injuries are incredibly complicated and challenging and need nothing less than an expert to perform risky open brain surgery. But advancing knowledge and technology is turning this idea on its head. Many complex injuries and conditions which were once difficult… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery procedure: How complex is the treatment?

How Does Laser Eye Surgery Help Myopia? [Video]

If you have myopia, otherwise known as shortsightedness, you are in luck. Not because you can make the world around you appear blurry if you want, but rather because it’s the most common visual problem in the world. This means that as well as being in good company —about 30 to 40 percent of adults in Europe and the United States suffer from it — you also have the most research and options at your disposal for its correction. Also known as… Read more

How Does Laser Eye Surgery Help Myopia? [Video]