Description; comparison to conventional eye surgery; types of lasers, technology, patient criteria, advantages and disadvantages.
“This research paper investigates laser eye surgery and why it is better than conventional surgery. Included in the presentation is a discussion of the following: replacement of conventional eye surgery, what laser surgery is, patient criteria, how it works, what type of laser works best, the technology used, and advantages and disadvantages.
The future of ophthalmology includes the increased usage of laser eye surgery for the prevention and cure of many eye conditions, as well as the replacement of conventional eye surgery for safer and more effective results. For example, by the year 2020, it is predicted that blindness will affect 90 million people, and glaucoma is one leading cause of blindness.”