Type of LASIK
LASIK Laser-Assisted-In-Situ Keratomileusis surgery is used to correct vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia. The surgery helps you reduce your dependency on eyeglasses and/or contact lenses. LASIK is the most commonly performed corrective eye surgery in the United States. However there are various types of refractive surgery which are available now. The ophthalmologists will use the surgery depending on your needs. Let’s know the types LASIK Surgery.
- Custom LASIK
Custom LASIK is a laser vision correction procedure that helps your surgeon to further customize the laser treatment to yourindividual eyes. The surgeons’ focuson the eyes to provide you quality and quantity of yourvision. This procedure may also result clearer and sharper vision than ever before.
- Wavefront and Topo guided LASIK
Wavefront-guided LASIK is a variation of LASIK surgery which uses 3-dimensional measurements of how your eye processes images to guide the laser in re-shaping the front part of the eye. This wavefront guided measurement system lets the surgeon tocorrect the vision with some extremely precise attention which may give the desired outcomes that would be impossible with traditional LASIK surgery, contact lenses or eyeglasses.
- Femtosecond lasik
Femtosecond lasik uses laserto direct laser energy to create a thin, hinged flap, which is lifted temporarily from the eye’s surface or cornea. This surgery will help flap and collateral damage and improve patient comfort and ability to allow more customization of the flap. Ask your eye surgeon about Femtosecond LASIK to know more.
Photorefractive keratectomy surgery is advanced surface ablation again a flap free procedure that does not require any flap to be made in cornea. The procedure gives results as good as LASIK. For all those who have low to moderate myopia and borderline corneal thickness, PRK is the best option.
These are the types of LASIK surgeries. You can contact Mumbai Eye Care, Cornea and LASIK Centre in Ghatkopar, Mumbai.