Most focusing problems are due to the shape of the eye. If the cornea is too steep or too flat in curvature, this can create short-sightedness or long-sightedness and other distortions in vision.
What we do with laser vision correction, is use a special laser to smooth off and reshape the surface of the eye to correct those focusing problems.
You may think that LASIK or Vision Correction is expensive, and while it isn’t cheap, you might be surprised to learn how much money you save when compared to a lifetime of buying glasses or contacts. LASIK will prove a superior investment over the course of 20 years, and you will enjoy the added benefit of not requiring to wear glasses or put in contacts every day.
*This is just an estimate and may vary from each individual’s lifestyle.
(You may have noticed something similar in Voldemort, the family Bassett Hound. It’s not that he can’t be bothered chasing the cat anymore, he just can’t see it.)
The lens clouds naturally as we age but the process can be accelerated by diabetes, smoking and prolonged exposure to sunlight. Cataracts affect millions of people world-wide annually – and as many dogs and cats - and treating them with the insertion of an intraocular lens (IOL) is the single most commonly performed surgical eye procedure in the world.
For people, mostly…
The cataract procedure is a painless, quick, proven method of restoring vision and can be carried out by one of our experienced eye surgeons at our Re:Vision clinic in Auckland.
If you have cataracts or are experiencing changes in your vision, please contact our team at 0800 55 20 20 to schedule your eye exam today, and discuss how best we can assist you in restoring your vision.