What Is Lasik?
You may have heard the term Lasik eye surgery; but do you really understand what Lasik surgery is and what it corrects?
This is an extremely important question to ask Dr. Long. You may also want to know what type of current vision correction you have; and what options for treatment are available to you here at the Long Vision Center. And if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to pick up the phone.
Lasik means: Laser in-situ keratomileusis, and is fast becoming on of the most popular surgery procedures that is being used to correct vision in people who are nearsighted, farsighted, or have astigmatism.
Do you have any of these known issues with your eyes? If you don’t know, then the first step is to make an appointment right now, and let Dr. Long here at the Long Vision Center give you a complete eye exam. Based on the results, and Dr. Longs expertise you will be able to analyze clearly your condition and diagnosis, and make an educated decision about possible treatment options.
How Does Laser Vision Work?
All laser vision correction surgeries work by reshaping the cornea, or clear front part of the eye, so that light traveling through it is properly focused onto the retina located in the back of the eye. LASIK is one of a number of different surgical techniques used to reshape the cornea.
What Are the Advantages of LASIK Eye Surgery?
LASIK has many benefits including:
- First Off, it works! It corrects vision. Around 95% of patients will have their desired vision after LASIK. An enhancement can further increase this number.
- LASIK is associated with very little pain.
- Vision is corrected quickly typically after a short nap the same day or by the day after LASIK.
- Usually no bandages or stitches are required after LASIK
- 99% of patients return to work the next day after their post-op visit.
Interested in finding out more about this procedure? Please call our office, Long Vision Center, (903) 892-2020. We look forward to hearing from you.
Stay tuned for supplemental articles about the Lasik eye surgery procedures. Dr. Long wants you to be informed.