The common refractive errors of long-sightedness, short-sightedness and astigmatism can all be corrected in various different ways. One of the most commonly performed and most popular methods, is laser sight correction.
Laser sight correction is a highly successful method of correcting long and short-sightedness, along with astigmatism, and works by changing the shape of the cornea. More than 20 million people worldwide have undergone laser vision correction to free themselves from the inconvenience and ongoing expense of glasses and contact lenses. There are two different kinds of laser sight correction: LASIK and LASEK. Click on the links below to find out more information about each method.
If you do not feel laser sight correction is the right course of treatment for you, or you are unable to undergo this procedure for medical reasons, there are other options available to correct your vision. These are implantable contact lenses and clear lens extraction. Click on the links below to find out more information about each method.
The most appropriate treatment for you can depend on a number of factors, including:
During your consultation and examination, all these factors will be discussed with you in detail to determine the most appropriate sight correction treatment for you.