The main differentiator and advantage of ReLEx SMILE is that your eye surgery specialist in Roslyn, NY can treat your eyes without having to make a large incision on the cornea. In addition to this, a corneal flap is not necessary with the SMILE procedure. All these technological advancements are possible thanks to the one of the most precise lasers available on the market known as VisuMax femtosecond laser.
Although astigmatism is very common and isn’t an extremely serious issue, it can make daily activities more challenging. It impairs vision, breeds headaches, and creates eye discomfort. The condition results from either the lens or the cornea – the front surface of the eye – being slightly irregular or asymmetrical in shape, as opposed to completely round. Almost 30 percent of children and a little more than 30 percent of adults worldwide have astigmatism. LASIK eye surgery in our Edison, NJ location provides a great, comprehensive correction technique for astigmatism. It is a great permanent solution for those who prefer to do without the hassle of glasses or contact lenses.
Monovision, also sometimes referred to as blended vision, is the name of a treatment that is used to correct near and distance vision. It is a surgical option where the patient’s dependency on reading glasses is reduced by correcting the dominant eye for distance, while the other eye is left slightly nearsighted to allow for a balanced near and distance vision.
Many people are opting for bladeless LASIK eye surgery. Yet, some people still have questions, including whether it is permanent. In most cases, the procedure provides permanent vision correction. Recent studies confirm that bladeless LASIK is safer and more effective than traditional LASIK surgery.