LASIK (laser in situ keratomileusis) is an outpatient surgical procedure used to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. D.) uses a laser to reshape the cornea in the front of the eye.
This improves the way the eye focuses light rays onto the retina at the back of the eye.
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This infection generally begins with inflammation of the membrane lining the eyelid (conjunctiva) and the portion of the eyeball that comes into contact with it. Subsequent infections are characterized by a pattern of lesions that resemble the veins of a leaf.
These infections are called dendritic keratitis and aid in the diagnosis.
With today’s advanced lens procedures, patients now have a choice in the type of lens that is implanted during cataract or clear lens extraction surgery.
Even with monofocal implants, apparent or pseudoaccommodation may provide the patient with substantial though varying spectacle independence.
People who have bacterial keratitis wake up with their eyelids stuck together.
There can be pain, sensitivity to light, redness, tearing, and a decrease in vision.
With active-shift lens systems the driving force is provided by repulsing mini-magnets.
Lens refilling procedures replace the lens content by an elastic material and provide accommodation by an increase of surface curvature.