LASIK is an acronym that stands for Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis, one of the common procedures performed to correct refractive errors and eliminate the need for the glass or contact lenses. It is mainly used to treat conditions of astigmatism, nearsightedness, and farsightedness. The goal of the procedure is to achieve the best possible vision by correcting the shape of the cornea.
There are currently two types of LASIK surgeries performed by the ophthalmologist. First is the traditional LASIK method in which the surgeon makes use of a microkeratome blade (specially designed ophthalmic device) to create a corneal flap, and later with the help of the laser cornea is reshaped. Vision is corrected based on the patient's prescription. One of the disadvantages of this procedure is that not all individuals are suitable to undergo the procedure.
With the advancement of technology in refractive surgery, modifications were done to the traditional LASIK procedure to serve a wider range of population known as "Bladeless LASIK." Also called all-laser LASIK is the procedure used to treat complex refractive errors. The procedure uses an intralasik femtosecond laser to create the corneal flap instead of a microkeratome. Bladeless LASIK is currently the most popular and preferred type of surgery that is becoming standard practice around the world.
Pros & Cons Of The Procedure:
When choosing a procedure, it is essential to be aware of both its advantages and disadvantages. The below listed are few of pros and cons of bladeless LASIK
If you are thinking of vision correction surgery and want to know if you are a suitable candidate to undergo the procedure, then contact AMRIT HOSPITAL. The hospital that makes use of the latest technologies in LASIK to fight the eye medical issues.
I was wearing glasses for the last 28 years and my power was -5.0. When I went for a regular eye checkup to Dr. Sohan Raj, AMRIT Hospital
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I got bladeless lasik done on my eyes as it was the most advanced and safest treatment available. Now I'm enjoying all that I missed for so many years