For glasses and contact lens wearers, there is an alternative: A treatment with the laser eye. Who suffers a refractive error, is usually wearing a pair of glasses or contact lenses rely on. The well-known Visual defects are myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism or rod vision. Generally deficient are inherited genetically. The vision occur at some early in life, others later. Many of refractive error affected, from aesthetic or other reasons would wear no goggles, switch to contact lenses.
The disadvantage of the wearing of contact lenses is the cumbersome inserting and removing the lenses to day. A trigger for allergies or even infections may also be the liquid in which the lenses overnight are kept. The hygiene is sloppy, that affects to the detriment of the health of the eyes of the person concerned. Continue to dry eyes due to constant wearing of contact lenses’, which in the long term cause can that contact lenses can no longer be tolerated. For this reason, a laser eye surgery as a treatment option think many contact lens wearers about. The top layer of the cornea of the eye is treated with a special laser eye laser surgery. These excimer laser corrects the vision by tissue of the cornea is removed minimally.
The natural refraction of the eye is altered by this operative corneal tissue ablation, to restore a sharp image. After the eye laser treatment, the rays of light through the eyes of falling back on an exact point on the retina of the eye. The result is a sharp image of the environment for the patients. The eye laser treatment is carried out in three basic steps. After the patient on the operating table, the eyes will be cleaned and disinfected. Then, the face is covered with a mask, where the two eyes are open and accessible to the eye laser surgeon.