Dr. Bold offers pre-operative and post operative consults for patients who may require Lasik eye surgery in La Palma. During your initial consultation he will assess your eyes and determine the most likely outcomes from your surgery based. Your medical history and the potential benefits and small risk of complications will be discussed with you so that you can make the best decision for YOU.
During the post operative phase of treatment he will follow up with you to make sure that you are having a great recovery and will be available to assist with any questions you may have.
What is LASIK Surgery and how does it work?
Also known as Laser-assisted in situ Keratomilieusis is the full medical term for this procedure. 96% of patients achieve great results that mean contact lenses and glasses may not be required. The cornea is re-shaped during the operation which allows the brain to process light at the back of the eye. Vision is improved as a result.
What is Lasik Surgery used to treat?
Chronic eye trouble such as Hyperopia, Myopia, Hypertropia, Presbyopia and Astigmatism are all treated using Lasik eye surgery.
Will it be painful?
The eye is numbed before surgery therefore the procedure should be painless or almost painless.
How will Lasik surgery benefit me?
You will no longer require glasses or contact lenses - you will also be able to wear sunglasses without affecting your vision.
And the risks?
When carried out by a skiilled Lasik Surgeon the chances of complications should be miniscule. The possible effects re infection, slipped flaps, dry-eye, halo vision are possible and loss of vision (though) highly unlikely.