LASIK is a surgical procedure that uses a precise laser to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. The effectiveness and ease of the LASIK procedure have made it a popular treatment option for those who are suffering from a refractive error. Our eye doctors often receive questions from patients relating to the LASIK procedure. Below, you will find general information about LASIK as well as the answers to some frequently asked questions.
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If you are considering LASIK as a solution to your vision problem, the friendly eye specialists at San Antonio Eye Professionals can help you. We offer patients a complimentary LASIK evaluation that will help you determine if you are a good candidate for LASIK. We work with the most experienced ophthalmologists in the area to ensure that our patients receive the highest level of car possible. After your complimentary LASIK consultation, we will refer you to an ophthalmologist that will best be able to perform your procedure. Give us a call or fill out the online contact form below to schedule your complimentary LASIK evaluation at San Antonio Eye Professionals.
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Am I a candidate for LASIK?
Not everyone is a good candidate for LASIK. During your comprehensive eye exam at San Antonio Eye Pros, our eye specialists will determine if you are a good candidate for LASIK. There are a few different variables that determine if LASIK is a viable method of correction for you. Our eye care experts will run a series of procedures that will make sure that LASIK is a good option for you. If you want to know if you are a good candidate for LASIK, come visit San Antonio Eye Pros.
Can LASIK make my vision worse?
While there are slight risks associated with the LASIK procedure, complications are extremely rare. LASIK is very safe and widely accepted by the ophthalmology community. Vision loss is possible as a result of LASIK but is very unlikely. It is also possible for an irregular astigmatism to occur during the LASIK healing process. In some cases, irregular astigmatism is unable to be corrected with eyeglasses or contact lenses and additional surgery will be required to correct the blurry/ distorted vision. Patients who have their LASIK consultation at San Antonio Eye Professionals will be referred to the finest ophthalmologists in the area who have a proven track record of performing successful LASIK procedures.
If you have any further questions about LASIK feel free to contact us today. Give us a call or fill out the online contact form at the bottom of this page.
Can LASIK fix my astigmatism?
A common question patients have about LASIK is “Can LASIK fix astigmatism?” Not all astigmatism cases are able to be corrected by LASIK. However, in most cases a LASIK procedure will be able to correct refractive errors caused by astigmatism. Most astigmatism is caused when the eye is shaped more like a football than a sphere. This shape prevents light rays from being focused onto the retina. LASIK can be used to reshape the eye into a shape that is more conducive to clear vision.
San Antonio Eye Professionals Complimentary LASIK Consultation
Schedule an appointment at San Antonio Eye Professionals today to find out if you are a candidate for LASIK. Our complimentary LASIK evaluation will determine if the LASIK procedure is a viable solution to your refractive error. After your free consultation, we will refer you to an ophthalmologist in the area who will complete the procedure. Starting with our free LASIK consultation will help you save money on your LASIK procedure. To schedule your complimentary LASIK consultation, give us a call or fill out the online contact form below. We can’t wait to help you achieve the comfortable and clear vision that you deserve!
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