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October 29, 2018
Why your 20

At the age of 20, most people start their experiences in the labor field. This stage of life is also a popular time to get married and start a family life. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of LASIK surgery for anyone 18 years of age or older.

Posted in News by Luke
October 4, 2018
Why Does Our Eyesight Deteriorate?

Why does our eyesight deteriorate? What are refractive errors?

Refractive errors occur when light rays do not focus directly on the retina. The length of the eyeball (shorter or longer), changes in the shape of the cornea or the deterioration of the lens can cause refractive errors. The visual result is a blurry image. If you or a loved one are searching for Lasik eye surgery Michigan, the Yaldo Eye Center can be a very helpful resource for them.

What is refraction?

Refraction occurs when the light changes its direction as it passes from one object to another. Vision occurs when light rays are deflected (refracted) as they pass through the cornea and lens. This light is then focused on the retina. The retina transforms light into electrical impulses that are sent to the brain through the optic nerve. The brain interprets these messages, converting them into the images we see.

What are the different types of refractive errors?

The most common types of refractive errors are myopia (navigation), hyperopia (farsighted), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Myopia is a disorder in which nearby objects are clearly seen, while distant objects are blurred. With myopia, the light is focused in front of the retina instead of on the retina.

Hyperopia is a common type of refractive error where distant objects can be seen more clearly than nearby objects. In Hyperopia, light is focused behind the retina instead of on the retina. People experience hyperopia in different ways. During youth, some people may not notice any problems with their vision. While for people with considerable hyperopia, vision can be blurred for objects at any distance, whether near or far.

Astigmatism is a disorder in which the eye does not focus light evenly on the retina due to irregularities in the corneal curvature. This can cause images to be blurred or stretched.

Presbyopia is a condition related to age in which the ability to focus closely becomes more difficult. As the eye ages, the lens can no longer change shape enough to allow the eye to focus on nearby objects clearly. For presbyopia, Monovision Lasik is usually the answer.

Risk factors

Presbyopia affects the majority of adults over 45 years of age. Other refractive errors affect both children and adults. People with family members who have certain refractive errors are more likely to suffer one or more refractive errors.

What are the signs and symptoms of refractive errors?

The most common symptom of refractive errors is blurred vision. Other symptoms may include:

  • Double vision
  • Cloudy vision
  • Squint to see
  • Headaches
  • Visual fatigue

How are refractive errors diagnosed?

An ophthalmologist can diagnose refractive errors during a complete examination of the eyes with dilated pupils. Many times, people with refractive errors go to an ophthalmologist with complaints of visual discomfort or blurred vision. However, some people do not know that they do not see as clearly as they could.

How are refractive errors corrected?

Why Does Our Eyesight Deteriorate?

You can correct refractive errors with glasses, contact lenses or laser eye surgery.

Glasses are the simplest and safest way to correct refractive errors. The ophthalmologist can prescribe lenses to correct the refractive error of which you suffer and provide you with an optimal vision.

Contact lenses work by becoming the first refractive surface for the rays of light that enter the eye. This results in a more precise refraction or focus. In many cases, contact lenses provide a clearer vision, a wider field of vision and greater comfort. They are a safe and effective option if they are adjusted and used correctly. However, contact lenses are not the best option for all people. Talk to your ophthalmologist to see if contact lenses are an option for you.

Refractive surgery has the purpose of permanently changing the shape of the cornea. This change in the shape of the eye restores the eye’s ability to focus. It allows the light rays to focus precisely on the retina for better vision. There are many types of refractive surgeries among which the LASIK procedure stands out.

LASIK treatment options

LASIK is really effective in correcting myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. In addition, a technique called monovision, allows LASIK surgery to correct presbyopia. However, not all patients are candidates for this procedure, and your ophthalmologist must evaluate a number of factors to determine if surgery is an option for you. These factors include the refractive error of the patient, the corneal thickness and the general health of the eye. In addition, a patient must be at least 18 years of age and have a stable prescription for glasses for one year. Lasik eye surgery Michigan can be done professionally at The Yaldo Eye Center by a Michigan eye surgeon.

Posted in News by Luke
September 25, 2018
Cataract image

Three million times a year, or about 12,000 times each work day, an American gets cataract surgery. It is the most frequently performed operation in the country according to the organization Prevent Blindness America. With tiny instruments, the hardened, cloudy lens is quickly removed and an artificial lens is inserted in its place.

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September 21, 2018

If you are considering having LASIK surgery, you may be anxious about the procedure. Below we will resolve certain questions concerning LASIK surgery, with the aim of helping you to calm your mind.

Posted in News by Luke
September 16, 2018
Directions For Before And After Lasik

The guidelines for before and After Lasik are simple yet essential. The recovery of patients who undergo Lasik and refractive surgery is increasingly rapidly thanks to technological advances, the precision of new LASIK surgery techniques, and the optimal preparation of the medical professionals who perform it. Visit the Yaldo Eye Center if you are searching for a leading Michigan Lasik eye surgery clinic. We have been a Michigan eye surgery leader for over 20 years.

Posted in News by Luke
September 10, 2018
Is Lasik Safe For Diabetics?

Is Lasik safe for diabetics? When we talk about refractive surgery, we refer to a variety of eye surgeries performed to correct refractive errors and thereby reduce or eliminate the patient’s need to wear glasses or contact lenses. Refractive errors include myopia(nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism.

Posted in News by Luke
September 9, 2018
What Is Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye syndrome is a very common occurrence today and appears most frequently in people over 50 years of age. It is important to bear in mind that approximately 30% of ophthalmological consultations are due to dry eye syndrome.

Posted in News by Luke
August 31, 2018
Is Lasik Painful? No Its not!

When talking about surgical interventions and more in an area as sensitive as the eyes, it is common for patients to have doubts about how painful Lasik eye surgery can be. Laser eye surgery does not involve any needle and there will definitely be no burns since the laser beam is really cold.

Posted in News by Luke
August 27, 2018
LASIK is Not for The Pregnant or Breastfeeding

Some people may wonder why LASIK is Not for The Pregnant or Breastfeeding. In this article, we discuss why this is, and discover alternatives for vision corrections. 

Laser refractive surgery is one of the most common surgeries performed in the world. These surgeries allow correction of refractive errors such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism and thereby reduce or eliminate the patient’s need to wear glasses or contact lenses.

Posted in News by Luke
August 26, 2018
Is Lasik Really the Surgery for Me?

If you are tired of wearing glasses or contact lenses, you might wonder “Is Lasik Really the Surgery for Me?” Let’s talk about Lasik and hopefully give you all the info you need to decide.

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