Advantages and Benefits of Laser Eye Surgery

The advantages and benefits of laser eye surgery have been divided in two parts.  In the first part, you will find the benefits of eye surgery for patients.  In the second part, you will find the advantages of laser surgery.

Advantages and Benefits of Eye Surgery for the Patient

Laser eye surgery has many advantages and benefits; the most important is that it corrects refractive problems such as myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism.  Along you can find some of the important benefits that this matter brings along:

  • Laser eye surgery allows the patient to get rid of his or her eyeglasses or contact lenses after the operation. In most cases, the patient achieves a very high quality of vision and does not need glasses again, unless a different refractive problem arises, such as presbyopia.
  • After the surgery and after getting rid of the eyeglasses, the patient looks better without them. This also has an important aesthetic benefit.
  • This surgery allows the patient to feel again a high degree of freedom. Eyeglasses and contact lenses are considered by many a burden. In the case of contact lenses, one has to clean them, change them, carry a special case to store them, etc. Contact lenses are also quite uncomfortable for many people. In the case of eyeglasses, one has to remember where you have placed them, may not be able to use them for certain sport activities, cannot drive without them or may run into real problems if you break them and do not have a second pair available. Eyeglasses are also uncomfortable for most people. Eye surgery let’s you live a life without the dependence of eyeglasses or contact lenses.

The advantages of the laser surgery procedure include:

  • Laser eye surgery does not require hospitalization.
  • With the laser operation, general anaesthesia is not required.
  • The laser procedure is a high-precision surgery which is getting very good results. It is a simple and quick surgery.
  • Laser eye surgery is very quick to implement.
  • Laser eye surgery is not painful. Some patients experiment some pain the day that follows the eye surgery, but this disappears soon enough.
  • The post-operative after the laser procedure is fast.
  • A high percentage of laser eye surgery patients have stable results.
  • Laser eye surgery has low risks, which you should also know.

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