Vision correction in Sydney has evolved rapidly and there are now several new and modern vision correction techniques, tools and procedures available in many vision correction clinics in Sydney. One of them is laser vision correction, which is performed in many laser vision Correction Sydney.
There are two popular laser vision correction procedures available in Sydney. One of them is Photorefractive Keratectomy or PRK. Photorefractive Keratectomy also called as surface ablation is used to remove tissue from affected eyes’ surface in order to change the curvature of the cornea. Many laser vision correction Sydney offers PRK to correct nearsightedness or myopia, farsightedness or hyperopia and Astigmatism. The procedure uses excimer laser that properly focusing the light entering the eye on to the retina and resulting to clear vision. This is done by removing the entire cornea’s epithelial layer without creating a flap. While healing recovery may take longer, nerve regeneration in the eye’s surface is much faster thus reducing dry eye complication. And because there is no corneal flap created, flap complication has been totally eliminated. PRK is considered as a safe laser vision correction procedure.
On the other hand, people with thinner cornea and suffering from high degree myopia can opt for another laser vision correction procedure called Lasik. The procedure uses an excimer laser light that reshapes the cornea by creating a thin corneal flap and replaces back the cornea without sutures. However, Lasik Vision Correction Sydney only performs Lasik procedures to people who are over 18 years old, who wishes to eliminate the use of eyeglasses or contact lens, have stable vision for at least one year and have no medical or ocular contradictions to the procedure. Lasik is considered the most popular laser eye surgery, as there are fewer visual side effects. However, there are certain health conditions that may prevent you from having Lasik procedure and it is best to talk about it with your laser vision correction Sydney to achieve a good result.
In addition, your eye doctor may recommend a premium type of Lasik procedure called Intralase Lasik. This nontraditional Lasik procedure uses femto-second computer technology that allows eye surgeons to create thin corneal flap in more precise manner and without heat or impact to the surrounding eye tissues. The results is quicker recovery and with lower postoperative side effects such as dry eyes. However, only specially trained eye surgeons and specialist Intralase Sydney are allowed to perform Intralase Lasik.
Laser vision correction in Sydney that are offering good results is generally not based on price factor but on its goal of better vision through laser eye surgery.