Excimer Laser is a high-tech product that "reshapes" the cornea with ultraviolet light at a wavelength of 193 nm and thus corrects myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism.
Who Can apply Excimer Laser?
Only qualified ophthalmologist specialists can do this.
Can Anyone be treated with Excimer Laser?
According to the statistical data, excimer laser is suitable for approximately 85% of all patients. The persons suitable for laser treatment are;
- Those over 18 years old
- Those using glasses or lens
- Those whose eye numbers have changed more than 0.50 diopters in the last 1 year
- In myopic patients, those having up to -10
- In hyperopia, those having up to +4
- In astigmatism, those having up to -6
- Persons with adequate corneal tissue thickness
- Those having no systematic disease like diabetes
- Those having no corneal tear in the eyes, eye pressure, etc.
Detailed examinations are required for application of laser therapy. As a result, the eye structure can be laser-treated by the physician.
What are the Reasons for not to apply Excimer Laser to a Patient?
- If the cornea is very thin
- Of there is less tear
- If the eye number increase has not yet completed
- If hypermetropia is too high
- If there is high eye pressure
- If the person has diabetes
- In case of pregnancy or puerperium, if birth control pill is used
May Cataracts Occur After Laser Surgery?
Cataract disease has nothing to do with laser. It is an old age disease caused by aging of the cataract eye lens. Laser surgery does not prevent cataract surgery in future.
What changes in your life after laser treatment?
- You get rid of the discomfort caused by glasses and lenses.
- When you wake up in the morning or at night, you can easily see the watch.
- You get more comfort and more success in sports activities.
- While swimming in the sea or in the pool, you can see clearly.
- Your lens may be lost or your glasses may break. You don't have such problems after laser treatment.
- You get your natural look without glasses and lenses.