What are Myopia – Hypermetropia – Astigmatism ?
In healthy eyes, the light rays can focus on the retina layer and you have clear vision. In eyes with refractive errors (myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism), the light rays can not focus on the retina and you have blurred vision.
Visible rays are not focused on the retina erroneously, but rather on a closer point. Myopia is the most common sight defect.
Visible rays are focussed on the back of the eye, not on the retina.
Focused rays are scattered incorrectly in front of and behind the retina.
What is the treatment ?
It is possible to get rid of the glasses with laser treatments. Today, the most commonly used method is LASIK and PRK.
Is everybody is a good candidate for Laser treatments ?
No. Laser therapy is not suitable for every eye. After the proper examination and additional computerized tests, doctor can understood whether the patient is suitable for the laser.
What determines success ?
Using of latest technology laser equipment, qualified materials, experienced surgeon.