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Everything You Should Know About Refractive Lens Exchange Surgery

February 27, 2020 | Leave a response

If you have a high level of farsightedness or nearsightedness and want to improve your eyesight, you may consider refractive lens exchange surgery (RLE). This is an advanced laser eye surgery for vision correction in which your natural lens is replaced with an artificial lens. Read on to learn more about the eye implant procedure. Necessary Tests Before Refractive Lens Exchange Surgery Imaging of the Cornea For RLE laser eye surgery, your doctor will take the images of your cornea and examine it. They will use the results to determine the best way to make the incisions to help solve your vision problem. Intraocular Lens (IOL) Then, they will determine the power of the intraocular lens, also referred to as ...

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Is LASIK Eye Surgery Safe for People with Diabetes?

February 10, 2020 | Leave a response

Diabetes is a common metabolic disease attributed to high blood sugar levels. It can also cause vision problems if left untreated. Most diabetic patients feel that laser eye treatment is not a good option for them. However, if you have diabetes and want to have better eyesight without using contact lenses or glasses, you may consider refractive surgery such as LASIK. Read on to learn whether it is the right procedure for you. Considerations for LASIK Eye Surgery If You Have Diabetes If you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes and are experiencing problems in your vision, it helps to consult a laser eye surgeon for LASIK treatment. However, there are several aspects that you must consider carefully to ...

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