Do you need vision correction, or have you worn eyeglasses or contacts for a while? If so, you have probably thought about the convenience of clear vision without lenses. Many people turn to LASIK to enjoy clear vision without worrying about correction lenses.
Eye surgery can correct your vision problem, improving your quality of life. Find out the benefits of LASIK by clearing your vision and enhancing your lifestyle.
Achieve a perfect vision
Eyeglasses and contacts can help patients achieve clear vision, but studies show individuals who get LASIK enjoy 20/20 vision. Eye surgeons use advanced technology to ensure patients achieve excellent vision correction.
The surgery can treat myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia. It can prevent infections and other conditions associated with prolonged contact lens use. You will not have to worry about eyeglass frames blocking your side vision.
Participate in Sports activities
Most sporting and recreational activities require clear vision. If you have an active outdoor lifestyle, wearing eyeglasses can be difficult and inconvenient. Contact lenses can help in some cases, but they are not ideal for activities such as swimming and surfing.
LASIK can always provide perfect vision, allowing you to enjoy your activities. You will not have to worry about eyeglasses breaking or falling off or contacts popping out unexpectedly.
The initial cost of LASIK may be higher than eyeglasses or contacts, but you will make savings eventually. The surgery is a one-time expense, and you do not have to worry about replacing your eyeglasses or contacts regularly.
You can avoid the cost of buying contact lens solutions and other eye care products. The surgery is cost-effective, and you do not have to renew your lens prescriptions every year or two.
Enjoy Permanent results
Unlike other vision correction methods, the results of LASIK are long-lasting. Patients usually go through a stabilization period of about three months. After the eyes adjust to the procedure, you should expect permanent results without follow-up treatment.
Patients may experience some vision changes due to age or illness. Some individuals may require a second procedure to repair over- or undercorrection.
Enhancing Your Lifestyle
LASIK can enhance your lifestyle in various ways. Your morning and evening routines are easier when you do not have to wear and remove contact lenses. If you are a frequent traveler, eye surgery will help you avoid the hassle of packing lenses, lens solutions, and other accessories.
You can enjoy being outdoors in any weather without worrying about eyeglasses fogging up or rain-splattered lenses. You do not have to worry about broken glasses or lost contacts while you are overseas.
LASIK can help you avoid the risk of increased allergy or dry eye symptoms. Improvements in laser technology have made the procedure safer and more effective. It has seen a reduction in complications and permanent side effects. When you get LASIK, you can enjoy wearing stylish sunglasses. Your sunglasses do not have to be prescription, so you can change them as often as you like.
For more on the benefits of LASIK and enhancing your lifestyle, visit Fier Eye Care & Surgery Center at our office in Port Saint Lucie or Stuart, Florida. Call 772-400-2400 or 772-286-0007 to book an appointment today.