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LASIK Satisfaction Rate vs Leading Cosmetic Procedures; 2019 National Study

Is Lasik really worth it? We think so! In this article, we will be covering the national patient satisfaction rate of Lasik eye surgery. We will then compare it to other popular cosmetic treatments to see how they rank. Lasik is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic treatments in the unites states. In fact, Lasik eye surgery is the most performed cosmetic procedure in the world.

According to the American Academy of Opthalmology or the AAO, Lasik has seen a whopping 30 million procedures performed globally since it was first patented in the early 1980s and close to 700,000 thousand procedures are performed every year in the United States and growing. When comes down to it, Lasik is worth the price, and here’s why!

How well does Lasik score nationally?
Lasik, or laser in situ keratomileusis utilizes a laser to reshape the cornea of the eye and correct refractive errors. Refractive errors in the eye result in hyperopia and myopia, also known as nearsightedness and farsightedness...

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Lasik, Lasek, and CATz; What Is the Best Kind Of Lasik In 2019?

The world of refractive surgery is large and complex. There are many different surgeries regularly performed to treat refractive error all of them have variables and sub-alternatives, which can and should be considered.

Lasik and Lasek are two techniques that have been available for decades. It has been shown that the efficacy of one with respect to the other differs in certain aspects and although Lasik is more commonly recommended, the differences are not so significant.

Other procedures are likely to emerge over time, along with advancements in technology and the creation of new devices, or with the revision of previous techniques.

An example of this progress is CATz Lasik, where the use of topography-guided lasers gave greater precision to an already existing technique. This is one of the largest findings in terms of eye surgery in recent times; however, it is not the only one.

These three aspects (Lasik, Lasek, and CATz) end up being one of the most viable options for correcti..

Guidelines on Traveling After LASIK
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Guidelines on Traveling After LASIK

Guidelines on Travel After LASIK
The healing period after LASIK surgery at the Yaldo Eye Center is usually very quick. However, patients often have doubts about how soon they can resume travel activities. In this article, we will cover all the dos and don’ts of travel after Lasik.

Driving after LASIK Eye Surgery
Driving after lasik eye surgery is not recommended. You must bear in mind that after undergoing LASIK surgery you will not be able to drive back home, that is why it is recommended that the patient goes to the surgery with a companion. Often eye surgeons prescribe a mild sedative, such as Valium, which should be taken before surgery to help patients stay relaxed during the procedure. The effect of the medication takes several hours to disappear, therefore the perception and reaction of patients will be affected during that time. In addition, after the surgery, the patient’s vision will be blurred due to the lubricating drops applied immediately after the procedure. Because of ..

Diagnosing and treating aggravation
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Diagnosing and treating aggravation

Eye irritation: what’s causing it?
Definition

Eye irritation is the response produced by the eyes when they are in contact with an irritant: the eyes become red and/or watery. Sometimes they also have a burning or stinging sensation.

Symptoms

People with ocular irritation complain of tiredness and ocular discomfort that manifests itself with conjunctival redness, lachrymation, blurred vision and stinging, which frequently generates the need to rub the eyes or blink frequently to relieve it. They perceive a sensation of supersaturation, tension or fatigue in the eyes that they tend to attribute, erroneously, to eyestrain or vision problems. In general, the people who most frequently suffer from it are housewives, students, drivers, computer specialists, etc.

Cause

Eye irritation usually occurs due to external aggressions produced by various agents (smoke, environmental chemicals, chlorinated water, snow) and other irritants, which can be physical (dust, wind, extreme cold). The mos..

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Can you’ve gotten Lasik over 50?

Can You Get LASIK After Age 50?
Can you have Lasik over 50? Is LASIK surgery only for young people? Not necessarily. Each patient is different, therefore each patient is conditioned by a unique set of circumstances that must be evaluated before determining if laser eye surgery is the best option to treat your vision problems.

LASIK surgery is able to treat myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism at any age. However, your ophthalmologist will perform a series of exhaustive preoperative LASIK evaluations to determine if you are an ideal candidate for this procedure. The ophthalmologist will evaluate the health of your eye, as well as the regularity and thickness of the cornea.

Below we will discuss some eye health problems and diseases that may affect your candidacy for LASIK surgery.

Eye diseases and LASIK candidacy
The loss of vision due to eye diseases is more likely as we get older. The most common diseases that can diminish your vision after 50 years are cataracts, glaucoma, and macul..

Guide to Handling anxiety and preparing to Get Lasik
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Guide to Handling anxiety and preparing to Get Lasik

How to eliminate anxiety before your LASIK surgery

Most people who undergo surgeries face a stressful situation, and Michigan laser eye surgery is no exception. Although LASIK eye surgery Michigan is a fairly safe procedure, many patients experience some degree of anxiety in the days before surgery.

Fortunately, there are effective ways to reduce your anxiety that do not involve the use of medications. Consider applying these stress-relieving methods as the day of surgery approaches.

Enjoy technology and experience

LASIK is one of the most popular surgeries in the United States, with approximately 700,000 procedures performed annually. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved the use in LASIK surgery of the same aerospace technology used by the US government for missile tracking. In addition, highly trained physicians who specialize in eye health have extensive experience in performing this procedure, which involves molding the cornea and does not require stitches. Thanks to..

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Lasik isn’t the one possibility!
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Lasik isn’t the one possibility!

Lasik is not the only option!
Refraction correction alternatives to LASIK eye surgery

If your Michigan ophthalmologist told you that you are not an ideal candidate for LASIK surgery, do not lose hope, there are other alternatives that can reduce your dependence on glasses and contact lenses. The Yaldo eye center is one of the best lasik eye surgery Michigan clinics.

There are several reasons why a LASIK doctor may determine that you are not an ideal candidate for the procedure. For example, some patients have very thin corneas, severe refractive errors or other conditions that prevent them from undergoing LASIK. However, these patients may consider two other procedures: implantable contact lenses (ICL) and refractive lens exchange (RLE).

Implantable contact lenses (ICL)
Implantable contact lenses (ICL) correct vision in a manner very similar to external contact lenses, except for the fact that ICLs are placed inside the eye, improving vision permanently. ICLs are also similar to int..

How LASIK significantly enhances quality of life
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How LASIK significantly enhances quality of life

How can LASIK surgery better my quality of life?

Problems in vision can have a profound effect on a person’s life since they affect the performance and the image of the individual. The introduction of laser eye surgeries, in particular, LASIK surgery, has made it easier for many people to achieve better vision and with it, improve their quality of life. If you or a loved one is searching for Michigan laser eye surgery, look no further than the Michigan eye surgery clinic at the Yaldo eye center.

The LASIK procedure is an excellent option for patients who want to correct their refractive errors. In addition, surgery also offers a series of intangible benefits. Here are 5 ways in which the LASIK procedure can improve quality of life and increase confidence.

How LASIK Greatly Improves Quality of Life
1: “I feel freer and safer”.

After LASIK surgery increases confidence in the patient, when people with vision problems find themselves in active social events, they often feel uncomfortab..

Presbyopia, it can be time for reading glasses in 2018
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Presbyopia, it can be time for reading glasses in 2018

Presbyopia: When do you need reading glasses?

Presbyopia is the gradual loss of the ability of the eyes to focus on nearby objects. It is a natural and sometimes annoying part of aging. In general, presbyopia begins to be noticed between 40 and 45 years and continues to worsen until around 65 years.

It is impossible to escape from presbyopia, even though you have never suffered vision problems. You may find that you have presbyopia when you start holding books and newspapers one arm away so you can read them. Even people with refractive disorders have their vision blurred when they wear glasses or contact lenses.

According to the World Health Organization in 2016 more than one billion people in the world suffer from presbyopia and 517 million of them did not have an adequate correction through glasses. The Yaldo Eye center is a metro Detroit provider of Ann Arbor Lasik eye surgery.

Symptoms and signs of presbyopia

Presbyopia manifests gradually. It is possible that after 40 years ..

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