As people spend more and more time in front of their computer and television
screens, their eyes become increasingly susceptible to vision loss and
other conditions. Having poor vision can make daily activities substantially
more difficult. Whether it’s reading a street sign or staying productive
at work, your vision is one of your most important tools.
Although glasses or contacts were at one point the only options for patients
interested in improving their vision, laser treatment has becoming increasingly
popular for vision correction. Indeed,
LASIK technology has gone through years of refinement and is now more exact
and reliable than ever. Here are some of the benefits of LASIK eye surgery:
The most obvious benefit of LASIK eye surgery is improved vision. LASIK
employs a measurement system that is significantly more precise than the
system used for glasses and contacts. This means your LASIK procedure
will be much more closely tailored to your specific needs. Furthermore,
unlike traditional corrective measures, you will not have to come in for
repeat procedures. After one LASIK surgery, your vision will be back to normal.
Another major benefit of LASIK
eye surgery is convenience. Glasses and contacts can be expensive and tedious. With
contacts, you have to make sure you clean them properly. If you forget
and happen to wear a single pair for too long, removing them can be painful.
Glasses can also be quite inconvenient. Because they are so fragile, you
may have to abstain from activities that you enjoy. Furthermore, they
can easily become bent out of shape, leading to expensive repairs. LASIK,
on the other hand, is a one-time operation after which you will no longer
have to worry about your vision.
If you would like further information about the benefits of LASIK eye surgery, call
Dr. Mark Hornfeld in New York City at (212) 580-8881. Dr. Hornfeld has over 10 years of
experience in the private sector and can help you correct your vision
with LASIK or one of our many other treatment options.