LASIK or Laser in-situ keratomileusiss is a procedure for correcting farsightedness, nearsightedness and astigmatism. Astigmatism is caused by having different curvatures on the surface of the cornea. Almost every person has some form of astigmatism. In Smithtown Long Island in New York, Our open access LASIK center offers the best in LASIK treatment and the board certified LASIK eye doctors at SightMD, previously North Shore Eye Care in Smithtown are thrilled.LASIK or Laser in-situ keratomileusiss is a procedure for correcting farsightedness, nearsightedness and astigmatism. Astigmatism is caused by having different curvatures on the surface of the cornea. Almost every person has some form of astigmatism, because no one has a “perfect” cornea. It is also known that people may actually develop astigmatism depending on there daily activities and if they strain a lot with their eyes. Common symptoms of eye strain are headaches, dizziness, fatigue, typically that worsens throughout the day. The cornea is normally supposed to look like a transparent sphere that covers the front of the eye. When individuals have significant astigmatism there cornea more resembles the shape of a football.
Custom LASIK surgery is designed to correct a person’s prescription, including nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Laser surgery actually reshapes the cornea to a more spherical shape, thereby maximizing the best vision from the eye. Advanced technology has made it possible for LASIK surgery to be custom to each person and also bladeless, allowing the laser to do all the work precisely. The laser is guided by a digital map of your cornea which is sort of like a fingerprint of your eye.
Many have careers (models, professional athletes, actors/actresses) that consider looking good without glasses an occupational necessity. While others just want the independence of not wearing glasses either for convenience or cosmetic purposes. When choosing a surgeon, you must insist that they are board certified ophthalmologists and are using the most advanced equipment.