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5 Common Myths Of Laser Eye Surgery


There are many questions, concerns and fears people have about getting laser eye surgery. There are a lot of misunderstandings and myths floating around about laser eye surgery, causing people to have a shaded view on this safe and effective procedure. This holding them back from something that could make a large impact in their lives.
Because of this, we wanted to provide a myths vs facts blog to help those who are considering Laser eye surgery have a better understanding before taking it a step further.

Myth #1 – Laser Eye Surgery Is Painful

The pain myth is one of the biggest concerns people have going into laser eye surgery. The good news is you will feel no pain during the procedure, as you will provided an anesthetic eye drop that will numb your eye prior to the procedure. You may feel a bit of a gritty sensation prior to procedure that will fade within a few hours. All you’ll need is some ibuprofen or aspirin and you’ll be good to work the next day.

Myth #2 – Laser Eye Surgery Is a Luxury I Can’t Afford

A lot of people are held back by the fact that they feel they cannot afford laser eye surgery, when really it is an investment that can actually save you money. When you factor in what you’re spend on glasses or contact lenses every year laser eye surgery is an affordable solution. To find out how Space HealthCare can make this procedure easily affordable for you, please read our free pricing guide HERE.

Myth #3 – Recovering From Laser Eye Surgery Takes A Long Time

One of the greatest things about the procedure is not only will you be able to see immediate results in your vision prior to the procedure, In most cases people are able to drive and go to work the very next day.

Myth #4 – Laser Eye Surgery’s Benefits Don’t Last

Laser Eye Surgery permanently changes the shape of the cornea in order improve your vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. These effects are are meant to be permanent and don’t wear off, however as you age, so do your eyes. It is important that you maintain a consistent annual eye checkup after receiving laser eye surgery to ensure standard eye health.

Myth #5 – Anyone Can Get Laser Eye Surgery

While many patients are great candidates for the procedure, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the best option for you. Some eye problems such as thin corneas or eye diseases will rule laser eye surgery out as an option. A thorough eye examination is required to determine if you are a good candidate for vision correction.

If you would like to find out if you are a good candidate for vision correction, please feel free to call our office at 01926.282.282 or click HERE to schedule an appointment online!

Our friendly staff here at Space HealthCare will be more than happy to assist you with any questions you may have regarding vision correction.

Here is that Link again to book your free consultation.  

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