Ophthalmic advices:Stop using lenses

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Currently have the best techniques to stop using lenses such as the laser refractive surgery or phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implantation.

They are used to improve vision and treat graduation refractive errors such as myopia (poor distance vision), farsightedness (poor vision close), astigmatism (blurred vision due to the shape of the cornea) and presbyopia (eyestrain, which is blurred vision in accommodation for near objects) .

Both surgeries are aimed at making the daily lives of patients as independent as possible from the use of lenses and even eliminate such use permanently. Refractive surgery is the most common surgical procedure.

Decision

Must be assessed in each case the most appropriate technique for the patient. The decision for surgery should be in accordance with the patient and the ophthalmologist, assessing the characteristics and needs of the patient and the characteristics of the eye.