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A Deeper Look into Laser Eye Surgery

Laser eye surgery is carried out for the purpose of removing a person's dependency on eyeglasses and/or contact lenses.

Essentially, once the proper vision correction surgery is performed, a person with an eye disorder will be able to see clearly - without wearing glasses. LASIK in NJ has gained widespread acceptance because the procedure is safe, relatively painless, and it takes less than an hour to complete. But most importantly, these procedures are able to correct a variety of refractive errors in the eye including: myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism.Girl reading a book - Northern New Jersey Eye Insitute

An article published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology states that the surgery has been performed for over 22 million times worldwide. The procedure which has achieved the greatest level of popularity is LASIK, which stands for Laser Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis. The procedure makes use of a laser to reshape the corneal bed (the cornea is responsible for refracting). And with this, now commonplace 15-minute procedure, the patient gains 20/20 vision!

Just like any other operation, LASIK has its fair share of complications, but they are typically very minimal. One of the most common problems that arise from this surgery is dry eyes. This is because during the surgery, the corneal flap is cut. Since the corneal flap is responsible for producing tears, patients who have undergone LASIK occasionally experience this type of discomfort.

Laser vision correction in New Jersey is performed at a number in of NJ LASIK clinics

We always recommend that the patient conducts due diligence before select the best surgeon to serve their need. After all, the promise of being able to see clearly, without need of glasses or contacts, is not something that should be entrusted to “cloudy” organizations!