Did you ever get fed up with wearing eyeglasses or struggling with contact lenses for your nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism and wish you could just wake up one day with perfect vision? Well, it’s not just a dream any more people are now able to shed their glasses and take out their contact lenses forever and see clearly. Dr. Sheldon Cowen, MD can help patients regain near perfect vision without any corrective lenses through Seattle laser vision correction.
Out of the various types of laser eye surgery for vision corrections the most popular and effective form of refractory surgery is LASIK. Seattle laser vision correction uses a laser to precisely change the shape of the patient’s cornea, which is the curved front of the eye that focuses light on the retina. The reshaped cornea allows the entering light to form a clear image on the retina. The LASIK procedure is an outpatient procedure that is done in the office and it takes only a few minutes to perform the actual procedure. Depending on your individual needs LASIK can be performed on one eye or both eyes during the same session. LASIK is extremely safe and most people achieve 20/20 vision after the procedure.
First our doctor will conduct an evaluation of your vision needs to see Seattle laser vision correction using LASIK or some other form of refractory surgery is best for you and discuss all the details with you. Within a day or two most following the procedure the patient’s vision will be fully corrected. Our doctor will follow-up by monitoring your eyes and vision after the surgery. Make an appointment for a to see how you can have clear vision without glasses or contacts.
By Dr. Sheldon J. Cowen
March 25, 2019