Ophthalmology specialists define it as non-painful surgery that is done on an outpatient basis after prior administration to the patient of topical anesthesia. This anesthesia is local and consists of the application of drops in the eye. Once the anesthesia is administered, and depending on the technique most appropriate for the patient considering their graduation, the anatomy of their eye, their age, etc ... The eye is prepared to begin the treatment, thanks to the current lasers, a corneal remodeling can be performed, eliminating the graduation quickly, safely and without pain.
Vision recovery in a few hours with laser eye surgery
Both eyes are usually operated on the same day. The vision can recover almost in full from a few hours after the intervention until a few days after the same, depending on the technique used.
From myopia to presbyopia
It can treat almost all existing refractive defects: myopia, farsightedness, astigmatism and even in some cases, presbyopia or tired eyesight.
A laser eye surgery suitable for almost all patients
According to Ophthalmology specialists , the procedure depends on several factors: the type of refractive defect, the amount of diopters, the age of the patient, the anatomy of the eye, etc ... But with the innovative techniques that currently exist, most the patients are suitable for refractive surgery, either with laser techniques or by the implantation of intraocular lenses.
The importance of following the indications of the specialist in refractive surgery
Depending on the technique to be used, patients have to follow a series of pre- and post-surgical recommendations. It is important to comply with the treatment prescribed by the doctor, which consists of the application of drops during the weeks prior to the intervention. Likewise, it is also essential to always follow the guidelines of the surgeon, who is the one who knows in depth the state of the patient's eye and his particular needs.