10% chance of recurrence of vision impairment after correction

While wearing glasses and medical lenses resort to the process of correcting their vision to help them obtain complete vision, the consultant cornea, cataract and LASIK surgery Al-Baraa Al-Qasimi touched on the rate of return of vision impairment after the operation by a simple rate of 5-10%, explaining that it varies according to the type of vision impairment, size and age of the patient. And the type of correction process.

Preservation after the operation

He added: In the event that vision impairment returns, it will be less than before the correction process, and the most important factor to prevent vision impairment after the operation is to make sure that vision impairment is fixed for at least a year before the procedure. The results of the operation are maintained by using the prescribed drops regularly and keeping out of the sun’s rays. He pointed out that there is no doubt that there is a confusion between the weakness of vision that occurs after the operation and the patient’s need to wear reading glasses upon reaching the age of forty (myopia), which is considered a natural change in the softness of the eye lens that leads to difficulty in reading and seeing close things and many believe that the occurrence of ( Myopia) is a vision impairment that occurred years after the operation, and this is not true at all.

A rare comeback

Ophthalmology consultant Othman Al-Jarallah explained that the process of correcting vision is safe with a high degree of serious complications, the proportion of these complications is less than 1%. As for the possibility of recurrence of vision impairment, it is rare after the operation, especially if the keratometry examinations are intact and vision is stable (the size of the glasses is fixed for more than a year) With the person maintaining the use of the necessary drops after the operation.

the long term

As for the long-term, there is no way to preserve the vision, and he indicated that the patient can operate the operation again, but if the operation is appropriate for the patient after the examinations of measuring the degree of refractive defects and examining the keratogram in a simple way.

Lasers and Lasik

The difference between laser and LASIK showed that both of them are used to correct vision and there is no difference in the success of the operation between the two, while in LASIK the outer layer of the cornea is raised and the necessary laser is made and then this layer is restored, as for the laser the outer layer is removed and then the laser is made, and then this layer heals within a period of time. short.

Other vision correction techniques

01 Corneal refractive surgery

02 traditional LASIK

03 Smile Technology

04 implantation of corneal rings

05 Lens replacement operation

06 thermal laser

07 femtosecond lasik


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