Myopia is common and is seen in about a third of the British population to varying degrees. Approximately 5% of these are considered 'high myopes'.
The cornea, the clear window at the front of the eye, accounts for up to 80% of the focusing power of the eye. It is this part of the eye that can be altered through laser eye surgery to alter the refractive properties of the eye and thereby reduce the myopia in the eyes.
We at AccuVision offer specifically tailored treatments for all degrees of myopia. We are able to correct short-sightedness up to -14.00 dioptres. See our treatment options for more details at AccuVision.
Please read through some of the testimonials of patients that have chosen AccuVision for their treatment of short-sightedness.
At AccuVision your safety and total satisfaction are paramount. Laser eye corrective surgery may not be suitable for everyone and a successful outcome is dependent on many factors which must be carefully considered and will be discussed with you so you are comfortable with every aspect of your laser eye surgery treatment plan.
A number of factors will be assessed by our eyecare specialists at your initial consultation to determine your suitability for laser eye treatment.
Although the majority of people who come to us are eligible for treatment due to the high prescription levels we are able to treat, we may decline to treat you if the outcome cannot be accurately predicted or if laser eye surgery treatment is likely to cause complications to your sight. Your lifestyle and occupation may also be an important consideration and influence the appropriate laser eye treatment.
In general, the suitability of our laser eye treatment procedures for you depends on factors such as:
Wavefront analysis results
Any systemic conditions that may influence the outcome. It is notable however that the above do not immediately discount the possiblity of laser eye treatment. It may require a more specific or tailored treatment plan and management to deliver you to your visual goals.
You should ideally be able to answer YES to the following:
Please note that this is only intended as a general guide and there are always exceptions. Detailed analysis of your eligibility for treatment using laser eye corrective surgery can only be achieved at your consultation, but please call us if you wish to discuss the current condition of your eyes and their suitability for treatment on 0330 123 2020.