Thanks to LASIK vision correction, seeing clearly without glasses or contacts is now possible. Deciding whether or not to have LASIK surgery is a major one but our eye doctor in Humble will help in all phases of this important decision starting with a thorough evaluation. LASIK surgery is the most common laser vision corrective surgery in the United States and corrects myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism.
During your initial evaluation at Today’s Vision, Dr. Jay Pravda will explain that the goal of LASIK surgery is to reduce your dependency on glasses or contact lenses and, in most cases, is successful in improving the clarity of your vision. Our eye doctor in Humble will also take the time in this first evaluation to make sure you are a good candidate for LASIK. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, in good general health, without certain health problems such as uncontrolled diabetes, and free of eye diseases including glaucoma and cataracts. Dr. Pravda will also inquire about your health history will also be discussed during your initial evaluation to make sure all the proper requirements are met before scheduling your LASIK surgery.
Your LASIK surgery is done in our state-of-the-art facility, and involves raising a flap on your cornea, reshaping the cornea with a laser, and changing its power to focus before the flap is replaced. Our eye doctor in Humble, and his well-educated staff, also provide soothing pre-operative and post-operative care to help give you the most comfortable experience possible. After your post LASIK exam, we will give you protective glasses to wear and eye drops in case of irritation. Relaxing is suggested and you will be given a schedule of follow up visits and post-surgery instructions. You will be able to resume work, light exercise and most of your normal activities the day after your LASIK surgery and by the second week you can get back into the gym and pool. LASIK is a proven technology that provides you with clear vision without having to rely on glasses or contacts. With a history of success, let our eye doctor in Humble get you started on the road to clear vision with a complete LASIK surgery evaluation.