Q: Why the doctors who perform lasik surgery still wear glasses?
if lasik surgery is so effective, Why don’t they get it done too?.

A: They just don’t want to take any risk of lasik surgery complications. For the Opthamologists, eyes are more important than any part of their body, they care much of their eyes, any complications would let him/her lose the job/ career. That is why they still wear glasses.  Learn more answers

Q: Do you know if you get lasik surgery you will be guaranteed to need reading glasses in your early 40′s. Where?
if you did not have the surgery you would not need reading glasses. This is a pretty huge drawback to me, that i did not discover for a long time. Don’t you think they should need make that more public in their advertising or message? I think needing reading glasses is just as bad as needing my glasses for distance, don’t you?

A: Most people will need reading glasses when they age 40s whether they get lasik surgery or not . There is a misleading that if you are nearsightedness , you will not need reading glasses when you age . It is not true .Nearsightedness will not prevent this from happening . But it can balance out the strength of your prescription glasses .For an example , if your nearsightedness is -500 ,your presbyopia is +200, then you only need prescription glasses of -300 to see things far away .  Learn more answers.

Q: Will i need reading glasses for presbyopia after lasik surgery?
If I get lasik surgery for nearsighted, will i still need reading glasses for presbyopia when i get old?

A: That depends on your own condition. People who are under 40 with no other eye problems are unlikely to need reading glasses after they have lasik surgery for distant vision. While people who are over 40 are likely to need reading glasses several years after they have lasik surgery for distant vision. However, before you have lasik surgery, you should talk to your surgeon about the possibilities of getting reading glasses for presbyopia.    Learn more answers.

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Besides wearing eyeglasses and contact lenses, another way to get oneself away from blur vision caused by myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism, etc., should be Lasik eye surgery. It is a procedure achieving to correct vision by reshaping the out-of-shape cornea. Lasik is so efficient and practical that it wins hearts of millions of patients. With the help of a lasik eye surgery, the patients are able to return to their formal lives when they had good eye sight. However, the point is that there are some factors that may prevent one from undergoing such a procedure, so you should firstly determine whether you are eligible for Lasik.

If you find you are one of those following groups of people, you should be not a good candidate for Lasik eye surgery: group1: people having eye diseases, such as diabetes, glaucoma or cataracts; group 2: people under any form of ulcerative skin cancer; group 3: pregnant women. If those people undergo a lasik surgery, unpredictable side effects may occur. That’s why it has been stipulated that anyone under any form of ulcerative skin cancer and pregnant women should refrain from the Lasik Eye Operation.

The fact is that even you are not one among of the above 3 groups, after having a Laisk eye surgery, you may experience side effects, such as double-vision, glare, dry eyes and so on so forth. In spit that they are minor problems which can be treated easily, however, they would reoccur overtime, which influences one’s normal life and work. Then you would image, if you undergo a Lasik when you are not a qualified candidate, some other more serious side effects would upset your whole life.

Of course, under normal circumstances, undergoing a Laser Eye Surgery is no big deal if you will not have a nefarious effect upon completing the operation. However, due to some unexpected ailments that may arise from the surgery, therefore, before going to a clinic or eye care center for a Lasik eye surgery, you should ask for a pre-examination from a professional eye doctor, who will tell you whether you are eligible for Lasik. If you are, after undergoing such a procedure, necessary postoperative care should be taken, in case of dry eyes, eye infections and double vision, etc.

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Eye glasses and contact lenses are some of the most widely used devices for vision errors of certain kinds. However, wearing eye wear may lead to a lot of troubles and inconvenience. Or people have to spend a lot of money for them in the long run. Therefore, the method that can eliminate vision troubles completely is destined to be popular. Lasik eye procedure, one of the most advanced methods for certain vision errors, is just the right option.

Recent years have witnessed the popularity of this procedure in both US and Canada. Especially, as the cost for it declines on and on, more and more people tend to get it.

However, the cost for Lasik is still a very important factor to be considered for many people. In particular, it might be much higher in top eye care center, which has the best surgeons, specialists and equipments in the field. Here are some details.

Unlike other surgeries, lasik can be performed on single eye. This is also why the price people may see usually refers to the price for one eye. Therefore, the cost for two eyes should be doubled. Moreover, new technologies and equipments in the field may also increase the cost. Of course, if the surgeon is much professional that others, the cost will also be added. In addition, the location for the surgery also influences the price. For example, the cost for lasik varies a lot in different states.

On the whole, the cost for lasik per eye can be averaged from one thousand to two thousand dollars. Or it might be much higher in other cases when new technologies are employed. Therefore, people are suggested to be very cautious about those extremely low price- only several hundreds dollars. Of course, the cost for lasik declines on and on as time goes by.

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People with certain vision errors but do not want to wear eyeglasses or lenses may have a try on Lasik eye surgery. This procedure is now proved one of the best ways to treat vision errors or eye diseases of certain kinds. And recently years have also witnessed the popularity of this simple, but highly advanced eye surgery.

In fact, people’s lives will be greatly affected if they wear eyeglasses or lenses all day long. For example, they may hesitate whether or not should they play certain sports activities; or people with contact lenses might be afraid of being infected while swimming. Therefore, lasik eye procedure might be the best choice for them.

Usually, Lasik eye surgery can ensure great vision safety and vision clarity. And all information related to it can be well searched via various channels, like online eye care club.

Of course, people are still suggested to be cautious before getting this procedure. There are several aspects to be noticed. The foremost important one is to find a reputable eye care center for lasik eye surgery. A complete eye check is needed. After that, people with be told whether or not they are ideal candidates. If unsuitable candidates have received this surgery, they may suffer from horrible results- this should be consulted with surgeon beforehand.

Though a lot of people are ideal candidates for Lasik, there are still many who can not get it. For example, pregnant women are never ideal candidates for it; non-adult is not suggested to get it. In particular, people with unstable prescription and thin cornea should never receive this surgery.

Due to it great safety and few risk and complications, lasik eye surgery is now widely accepted by people from all walks of life.

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LASIK eye surgery is more and more popular nowadays as it can realize some people’s dreams of getting rid of glasses or contact lenses in their later life. Though it is a minor procedure with the advantage of short operation time, less recovery time, painless and higher successful rate, there is still some risks in the LASIK eye surgery. However, a lot of people just want to take the surgery, but do not know much about it. It is because lacking the knowledge about the surgery and communication with surgeons, after the surgery, they will feel they are not satisfied with the treating result. The following will introduce what we should learn about LASIK eye surgery in order to help people to know more about the surgery.

As we know, the eye is the most delicate and sensitive part of our body, and the most important organ for all of us, so no one wants to play jokes on their eyes. Before deciding to take LASIK eye surgery, we must make sure to have ourselves educated in the following aspects:

First, we should lean about the procedure and how laser works to reshape our corneas, what kind of risks will exist in this procedure and after the procedure, and how to follow up after the surgery. It is important to know under which kind of conditions, the surgery is not suitable for us and will put us under risks. In this way, we can try to find what we should do to avoid or lessen these risks in order to achieve successful treating result.

Second, we should learn more about the surgeons. Surgeons play important roles in the surgery. So we should talk with several surgeons to find the most satisfactory one to perform the surgery. How to choose the best surgeon for us is an important subject for us to learn. We can check their experience, certificate and reputation. And we can also check if the surgeon is willing to give us replies concerning our questions and have enough information for us. It is important to check if we are comfortable with the surgeon, which will make us at ease and lessen the fear of the surgery. And we can also check the service of the staff in the center to see if we can get good service when we take the surgery in this center.

We can learn the above information from Internet, journals, people who have taken this surgery and communicating with our eye doctor. Among these channels, visiting our eye doctor is an important way. By visiting our eye doctor, we can have our eyes tested completely and consult with them about questions we have concerning the surgery. Don’t afraid to ask questions, please note that doctors have the responsibility to answer patients’ questions and build trust from their patients. The more we know about the surgery, the more ease and confidence we will have on the surgery.

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Lasik eye surgery is so great that it helps many people to realize their dream to get rid of glasses or contact lenses in their later life. With the wide popularity of the surgery, more and more people worldwide want to take this surgery. But do you know not everyone can be a good candidate for LASIK eye surgery? Before taking the surgery, we should have a complete eye test and thorough consultation with the surgeon to make sure if the surgery is suitable for us, or else, it may bring huge harms to our eyes. You may wonder to know in which kind of condition LASIK eye surgery is not fit for us, read ahead.

At the beginning, let us learn about the procedure of LASIK eye surgery in order to help us to know more about the surgery. LASIK eye surgery is using a laser to reshape people’s corneas, which is a part of the eye and responsible for blurred vision or other vision problems. The normal shape of cornea is like a sphere and there is pressure around it. When the pressure changes due to hormones or other factors, the shape of cornea will change slightly. Only when the cornea is in its normal shape, surgeons can perform the surgery and reshape it correctly, or else, it will cause people other vision problems or even vision loss.

So which factors can influence our hormones, pressures around our cornea, and finally the normal shape of cornea? If we are under the following conditions, LASIK eye surgery is not recommended for us.

First, if we are under the age of 18, we are not advised to take LASIK eye surgery as our eye muscle and cornea is not mature, and hormone level is unstable. Besides, menopause women are also not suggested taking this surgery, because their hormones are fluctuating.

Second, pregnant women or even women in their menstruation are not allowed to take LASIK eye surgery. That is because during these periods, the hormones will change their corneal shape. And if there are large hormonal changes during that time, we should also talk with our eye doctor about our menstrual cycle.

Third, if we have diseases like diabetes, we are not recommended for the surgery. Some people with diabetes can take the surgery with the permits of their surgeon and primary care physician, but make sure that our surgeon has known about this condition before the surgery.

Therefore, before taking LASIK eye surgery, we should visit our eye doctor to do a complete eye test and tells the truth of our health history, and then the eye doctor can evaluate the potential risks of the surgery and recommend if we are good candidates for the surgery.

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Though LASIK eye surgery is reported to have several merits, such as no pain, less complications, higher successful rate and shorter recovery time, it also has disadvantages just as a coin has two sides. So before deciding to take this surgery, we must make ourselves fully notice these disadvantages, or else, we maybe dissatisfied with the treating result. Therefore, the following will introduce some disadvantages of LASIK eye surgery in order to help people to know more about it.

The first disadvantage is people may need to take repeat surgeries. After the first surgery, it may not achieve a satisfied treating effect, so people need to take follow-up procedures to further improve people’s vision. The advantage for the repeat surgeries is people’s vision can be further improved. And the down side is people have to face the pressure of repeat surgeries, and of course pay more money for the surgeries.

Second, as we know, the after-care is critically important for the success of the surgery. After the surgery, patients are required to follow up a lot of aftercare. They need to take some medicines, and visit their eye doctor for eye test at the regulated time, which may take several months for the after care. Anyway, this is more convenient nowadays, and we can visit our eye doctor for the follow up at a regular basis and usually they will ask for small price for the after care service.

Third, after LASIK eye surgery, patients may suffer from the complication like halos and glares, especially at night. The most common cause for this complication is the flap does not adhere correctly after cutting and returning back to its original position by the surgeon. However, in common cases, halos and glares will disappear automatically within the first month after the surgery; if not, patients may need to have additional treatment for this complication.

Last but not least, for most of us, LASIK eye surgery is not a small amount of money, but the insurance plan usually does not cover this cost as this is considered to be elective, so we should pay out of pocket or resort to other financing plans for help. So if we can not afford the cost but are eager to take this surgery, we should consult with our insurance company or turn to surgeons or LASIK vision centers for help as they will offer some installment plans for the surgery.

Just like a coin, LASIK eye surgery also has its pros and cons. Therefore, before taking this surgery, we must make ourselves fully-educated of the surgery by reading books or reviews of the surgery, consulting with our eye doctors and so on.

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Nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism are common eye defects which bother a large number of people all over the USA. Now with the help of LASIK eye surgery, people with these eye problems can have the opportunity to get rid of glasses or contact lenses in their later life. However, for most of us, LASIK eye surgery does not mean a small amount of money. If we are eager to have a good vision but do not have enough money, we should learn to know how to finance it in order to take the surgery as soon as possible.

LASIK eye surgery is to use a laser to make people’s out-of-shape cornea come back to its appropriate shape, in this way to help people to achieve in a good vision. Please note the surgery can not treat presbyopia, which is an age-related eye disorder. Do you want to know who are so wise to raise using laser beam to correct people’s vision problems? That is Dr. Stephen Trokel. Before the laser was only used for manufacturing computer chips, and in 1983, Dr. Stephen Trokel published his views on treating eye problems with laser beam in the American Journal of Ophthalmology. Though the view was raised in the 1980’s, the real practice was done in 1995 in an American clinic.

LASIK eye surgery enjoys a wide popularity all over the nation. It is almost no pain and side effects, and has less time for recovery, and the most important is a lot of people have benefited from it to get rid of the hassle of glasses or contact lenses. Therefore, more and more people want to take this surgery, but the surgery cost is a problem for them as it is usually not covered by the insurance plan as it is considered to be elective. Do not worry. There are some ways to finance for the surgery, read ahead.

We should know the LASIK eye surgery cost varies in different places. So we can choose to undergo the surgery in the places with lower cost but not compromised quality. Though the cost is not usually covered by the insurance plan, we should also consult with our insurance agent to see if there is good way to finance it. And we can also check if the surgery cost can be covered by the tax-exemption plan. Besides, some people may not know Flexible Medical Spending Account, shorted for FLEX Account, which can give us some help if there is savings in our account. The FLEX Account can deduct some money from our salary automatically as our agreement, which is tax-exempted. Therefore, we can use this amount to pay for our LASIK eye surgery cost. But please note to use up all the money on the account before Dec. 31, otherwise, the money will get lost after that day. Moreover, there are various installment plans offered in different clinics or vision centers, so we can consult with them to find the most suitable one for us.

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Many people all over the nation are greatly affected by vision problems of certain kinds. And the most conventional ways for vision correction is to wear glasses or lenses. However, these vision rectifying devices can always bring users a lot of inconvenience in their daily lives. And Lasik eye surgery becomes popular than ever before all over the country as a result.

This procedure has now become the most preferred correcting ways among people with certain vision problems, especially among those who do not want to wear glasses and lenses. During the whole procedure, laser will be used to make a cut and flap on the surface of cornea. And laser will also be used to remove some extra corneal tissues till it rebounds to its original shapes. And many people can enjoy the benefit of the surgery after the surgery quickly.

Of course, people have to pay a lot of money for this procedure, almost two thousands dollars per eye.

When the procedure is finished, receivers are suggested to have good rest- at least 48 hours. And there are also a lot of points should be noticed- never rub eyes though they are irritating; keep clean of eyes and hands at anytime, etc. Or some people are still in needed of glasses or lenses after the surgery, due to different reasons, like post surgery complications.

By and large, people may suffer from various sorts of side effects after the surgery, like dryness, eye infection, irritation, flap wrinkles, improper cut, etc. However, most of them will disappear as time goes by.

What’s more, the qualification of surgeon determines the success rate and possibility of complications. It is needed to find a highly qualified one. And all information about surgeons can be searched from online websites and many other channels. Anyway, Lasik eye surgery is ideal alternatives for people who do not want to wear glasses or lenses.

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It seems that everything around us is the masterpiece of nature and we should enjoy them at anytime if possible. And eye is the window to the world, but our eyes are vulnerable to various sorts of problems. Once there are any vision problems on our eyes, we have to wear glasses or lenses for better vision. However, wearing glasses and lenses will cause a lot of inconvenience. For example, we have to clean, disinfect and rinse our lenses every day. Therefore, we are urgently in need of some perfect solution- enjoy 20/20 vision with no rectifying devices. And the best alternative for us is receiving Lasik eye surgery. This procedure can really bring us a lot of benefits and makes us re-enjoy perfect vision again.

Lasik eye surgery is one of the most popular procedures for vision correction. It is also the preferred alternatives among users of glasses and lenses. As its name indicates, laser will be used as scalpel.

On the whole, the result of Lasik eye surgery is determined by many factors. Of which, the qualification of surgeons matters greatly- some surgeons can offer almost 100% success rate, while others only 80%. Therefore, we are strongly suggested to find a highly qualified surgeon before the surgery. Generally, we have several ways to find them. One way is to search online- there is detailed information of many surgeons in the filed. Another is to ask others who have also received this surgery. Anyway, it is critical to have a better understanding of the surgeons before the surgery.

In addition, we should also get some eye exams before the procedures. This is because a pre surgery evaluation is needed. Some of us might not be good candidate for this process. And we should stop wearing contact lenses before getting the exam, for lenses may change our cornea shapes. Of course, many other potential problems can also be detected via these eye checks.

What’s more, we should know as much as possible about this procedure before we get it. Especially, some measures for maintenance should be well studied. In a word, lasik eye surgery can really bring us a lot of benefits and help get rid of glasses and lenses.

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