by Carolyn Stone and Evelyn Trimborn
Laser eye surgery is one way that people who wish to correct their bad vision can improve their eyesight without be tied down by eyeglasses, contact lenses or other vision aids. If you’ve been thinking of getting rid of your glasses and/or contact lenses once and for all through laser eye surgery such as LASIK, this report is designed with you in mind. Learn more about exactly what laser eye surgery involves, so you can weigh the benefits versus the risks of laser eye surgery.
In this report you will learn about laser eye surgery, what it is, and what happens during the procedure. We will discuss how you can know if you are a candidate for laser eye surgery, and the essential facts that you need to know before you decide to have laser eye surgery.
In addition, we will discuss the aftercare involved, and give detailed information on the benefits and risks of laser eye surgery. If you’re thinking about having laser eye surgery, you owe it to yourself to weigh the risks versus the benefits before you proceed. Your eyesight is a precious and delicate gift that should never be taken for granted. Discovering all your options before you make your decision about laser eye surgery will help you make the best choice.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1: THE ANATOMY OF THE EYE
CHAPTER 2: COMMON EYESIGHT PROBLEMS
CHAPTER 3: CORRECTION OF EYE PROBLEMS
CHAPTER 4: CORRECTIVE EYE SURGERY
CHAPTER 5: ARE YOU A CANDIDATE FOR LASER EYE SURGERY?
CHAPTER 6: THE BENEFITS OF LASER EYE SURGERY
CHAPTER 7: THE RISKS OF LASER EYE SURGERY
APPENDIX 1: PRK
APPENDIX 2: CONDUCTIVE KERATOPLASTY (CK)
APPENDIX 3: LASEK
APPENDIX 4: INTRALASE®
APPENDIX 5: HOW TO CHOOSE A LASER EYE SURGEON
APPENDIX 6: QUESTIONS TO ASK AN EYE SURGEON BEFORE UNDERTAKING ANY PROCEDURE
The authors are both editors and frequent contributors at the popular health website, Healthful-Goddess.com, offering practical advice on healthy living and disease prevention for the whole family.