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Yes, laser eye surgery is one of the safest and painless vision correction procedures, with over 30 years of clinical data on its long term results, stability and safety.
The results of laser eye surgery are permanent, which means for the majority of patients only one operation is ever required for vision correction in their lifetime. The evolution of technology combined with excellent surgical skills has resulted in a quantum leap in the safety and success of laser vision correction procedures. There have been over 6000 peer-reviewed scientific papers on LASIK alone and more on the other, less commonly performed, variants of laser eye surgery.
Despite only coming into the mainstream in the 1990s, laser-assisted vision correction is considered one of the safest medical procedures of all, due to the advanced techniques and technology which have significantly minimised the risks. That said, like any surgical procedure, there is always a small element of risk.
Some rare, but possible side-effects of laser eye surgery include:
We screen patients very thoroughly to ensure that the risk is reduced to the lowest level possible. With modern technology, the risk of laser eye surgery is less than with a lifetime of contact lens wear.
As a patient, you may feel passive and helpless in terms of the risks. However, there are steps you can take to improve the likelihood of a safe procedure, free from complications.
If you’re still concerned about whether laser eye surgery is safe for you, contact us here.
It’s normal to feel trepidation about undergoing any form of surgery – but arming yourself with the facts can help reduce your anxiety and provide reassurance. Here are some of the common fears and worries that people often have about laser eye surgery.
It’s possible for people with either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes to successfully have laser eye surgery. However, a couple of things need to be checked to ensure you can safely proceed with laser eye surgery if you have diabetes:
The high blood sugar associated with diabetes leads to the healing process taking longer, which means recovery time will be longer than usual with laser eye surgery.
Wondering why you should choose laser eye surgery? There are many reasons why this life changing surgery will be the best decision you make.
Laser eye surgery risks for serious complications are very rare, however, it’s important to stay informed before your treatment
Yes, laser eye surgery works in the majority of cases. Laser eye surgery is the most common form of lifestyle surgery that adults choose to