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FAQs About Eye Surgery

How eye surgery from your eye doctors in Clearwater, FL, can improve your vision

Are you tired of wearing glasses or contact lenses? Do you want to see the world more clearly? If this sounds like you, it’s time to learn more about eye surgery. The eye doctors at Clearwater Eye and Laser Center in Clearwater, FL, provide a wide range of vision and eye care services, including eye surgery to improve your vision.

These are just a few frequently asked questions and answers about eye surgery:

What are some different types of eye surgery?

Cataract surgery, which is necessary to remove cataracts, is caused by proteins clumping together and clouding the lens of your eye.

Glaucoma surgery is necessary to reduce fluid buildup and pressure behind your eyes.

Laser vision correction surgery, also known as LASIK, which is an elective procedure to improve vision.

How will I know if I need eye surgery?

There are some common issues you may experience, including:

  • Blurry or cloudy vision
  • Severe glare from headlights, sunlight, or lamps
  • Seeing a halo around lights
  • Problems with night vision
  • Double vision or seeing multiple images
  • Frequent changes in your contact lens or eyeglass prescription

Are there other options besides eye surgery?

Depending on your condition, there may be other solutions your eye doctor can recommend, including:

  • Prescription eye drops
  • Prescription eye medications
  • Changing your prescription for glasses
  • Changing your prescription for lenses

If I want LASIK, what will make me a good candidate for the procedure?

In order to benefit from LASIK vision correction, you need to:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have no eye diseases
  • Have no history of cataracts or glaucoma
  • Have no uncontrolled diabetes
  • Have no autoimmune disorders

To learn more about eye surgery and how it can help improve your vision, call the eye doctors at Clearwater Eye and Laser Center in Clearwater, FL. You can reach them in the office by calling (727) 446-7578, so call today.

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