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Eye Surgery Eugene

Eye Surgery Eugene

If you are looking for eye surgery, Eugene has a lot to offer. There are a couple of options for eye surgery Eugene has doctors that will help you decide what is best for you. The two top eye surgeries are LASIK and PRK. But what are they and how do they work.

PRK was the developed. First, it was FDA approved and first done in the U.S. in 1995. It along with LASIK uses a Laser to take the tissue out to reshape the eye. While PRK was performed the first LASIK by far is performed more often. LASIK as holds the fact that recovery is quicker. With LASIK there is little discomfort if any and vision is most often clear within hours not days

What makes you eligible for eye surgery Eugene. Here are the basic guidelines that most surgeons use. First, you must have healthy eyes no glaucoma or cataracts. Then the age requirement for eye surgery is 21 and up however some will not perform eye surgery it until after 40. Next, you must have a stable vision for at least one year before. You, of course, cannot be pregnant or nursing. Last you can not have a degenerative or auto autoimmune diseases. Neurodegenerative diseases are things like Heart disease and osteoporosis to name a couple. Likewise, autoimmune diseases would be Lupus, and Celiac Disease are just a couple.

Some Basic information that you might want to know is how long does it take and the cost. For a total LASIK procedure, it takes about 15 minutes per eye. And the price is anywhere from $1,000 to $3,000 depending on the surgeon you chose and the equipment that is used. It depends on the surgeon as to whether they will do both eyes at the same time or not. The procedure itself does not hurt. This is because numbing drops are used before surgery. However, there may be some discomfort for a few days after.

Of the 56,000 eye surgery that was reported 90.8% had 20/20 vision or better and less than 5% had to return to glasses, contacts, or even have another eye surgery. Dry eye happens about 30 % of the time in the first three months, however, does not last long. A case of blindness has never happened in fact complication only occurs about 1% of the time. (6% of people who had LASIK where satisfied with their results.

Post Op instructions are generally as follows. You can not drive for 24 hours after eye surgery. You have to wear sunglasses that are provided for you. You may have to wear glasses or contacts temporarily. You will also have eye drops and an eye patch to wear while you sleep. Your post-op check-ups are all mandatory, and the first will be within the first 24 hours then at 1-2 weeks, 1month, three months, and six months. You can't rub your eyes wear mascara or eye make up for 1-2 weeks after eye surgery. You also can not swim for two weeks after eye surgery.

For eye surgery Eugene, or. There is only one place to go, and that is Fine MD. This office has four surgeons that are ready to help and answer any further questions that you may have.

Eye Surgery Eugene
Drs. Fine, Hoffman & Sims, LLC
1550 Oak St Suite 5, Eugene, OR 97401

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