Bladeless

Bladeless eye surgery is the same as Lasik eye surgery however with Bladeless LASIK, a femtosecond laser uses short pulses of invisible light energy to separate the layers of tissue creating a custom corneal flap.

A femtosecond laser uses short pulses of invisible light energy to separate the layers of tissue creating a custom corneal flap.

Traditional Lasik eye surgery uses a microkeratome to make the flap in the eye so the laser can be applied to the base of the eye to reshape the eye. However with Bladeless LASIK, a femtosecond laser uses short pulses of invisible light energy to separate the layers of tissue creating a custom corneal flap.

Advantages of Bladeless Eye Surgery

There are many advantages to using Bladeless eye surgery over the traditional Lasik eye surgery. These advantages include the fact that the majority of patients recover faster from the surgery. This is a result of the precision used by the laser when making the flap rather than using a manual instrument. Bladeless surgery is more accurate than Lasik eye surgery it usually produces better results and more patients go onto achieve 20/20 vision. Another point to consider is that Bladeless is usually safer than Lasik because no blade is used. The flap is cleaner due to a better cut which make it less prone to infections and inflammations.

Side Effects of Bladeless Surgery

The usual side effects associated with laser eye surgery are experienced up to 48 hours after treatment including dry eyes, sensitivity to light, and blurred night vision. Regular aftercare appointments will ensure the healing process is going as planned and that the Bladeless eye treatment has been successful.