In regards to corrective eye surgery, custom and standard Lasik are preformed the same way. However, standard corrective eye surgery carries less exclusive offerings as custom Lasik does. Standard Lasik takes hold of its name, Standard. It is a corrective eye surgery procedure with “average” correction throughout the eye. This procedure uses the prescription of a pair of eyeglasses, or contacts, for correction. It’s a universal prescription that is shared with those who need the same correction. This
What is Pterygium?
Pterygium is a common eye condition that typically affects those that are exposed to sunlight for long periods of time. For examples, surfers are more prone to developing this eye condition due to long term sun exposure as well as the sun’s reflection off the water. This has given pterygium the nickname “surfer’s eye”. Surfer’s eye can affect adults and children of all ages, as long as they are exposed to UV rays. Surfer’s eye is characterized
What are Cataracts?
First things first, what are cataracts? A cataract is the clouding of the lens in the eye which affects the vision. The lens of your eye is the clear portion that focuses on light and images on the retina. When the lens is clouded with a cataract the images received are not sharp but blurry. There are four different types of cataract and each are produced under different circumstances. A secondary cataract is formed after surgery;
San Diego Lasik Center Global Laser Vision Reaches 203 Lasik Reviews on Yelp!
For the last fifteen years, we have had the pleasure of helping people all over San Diego achieve clear vision with Lasik eye surgery. When San Diego Lasik Center Global Laser vision was first established in 2000, we never imagined that it would have turned out to
Lasik Eye Surgery Technology Keeps Getting Better
Technology in the field of Lasik eye surgery has been continually improving. Global Laser Vision has added the latest technological advancement to the mix with IFS Advanced Femtosecond. This advanced technology not only allows for optimal customization, but also allows our doctor to better correct the patient’s vision, enhance the areas they struggle with most, and offer the best opportunity to increase visual perception.
When is an Enhancement for Lasik Needed?
According to studies, 99% of patients having undergone Laser eye surgeries are satisfied with their results when performing routine daily tasks without the help of contact lenses or eyeglasses. However, not all Lasik eye surgeries achieve perfect vision after the first procedure. Lasik surgery can treat high degrees of astigmatism, farsightedness and nearsightedness. Best candidates for Lasik surgery are patients with milder degrees of astigmatism and/or nearsightedness. Although the most majority of individuals
Differences between Lasik and Cataract Surgery
Lasik Eye Surgery
Lasik is a popular laser eye surgery used for correcting vision in people who have astigmatism, nearsighted or farsighted. This procedure works by reshaping the clear part of the front of the eye, a part known as the cornea, to allow acute focusing of light travelling through the eye and onto the retina which is located at the inside back part of the eye. While Lasik
Lasik Surgery and Age
Did you know that the age of a patient can affect the type of Lasik treatment that they receive? Although the right course of treatment will depend entirely on the individual, there are guidelines in place when it comes to treating different individuals who have decided to have Lasik surgery. Here are some of the factors that doctors will need to consider when assessing patients of different ages for this procedure.
When a patient is between
How can "Motion Aftereffect" Trick Your Brain Without You Realizing it?
If you are a cyclist, have you ever experienced a strange sensation when you suddenly stop after riding your bike for some time? As if it seems that the world is slowly moving in the opposite direction in front of you? If you have, you're not the only one. Many people experience it on different occasions, especially after a long bike ride at a substantial speed. It's not an
10 Ways to Take Care of your Eyes
There is no doubt that great value is placed by people on their eyes and vision. Out of the five senses, people fear losing their sight the most. Indeed, a very important function is performed by the eyes, so taking care of them as best as possible makes sense. The eyes can be kept healthy just by doing a couple of simple things.
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