Informative Speech On Lasik Eye Surgery

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Alexa Pereira lies on the operating table at TLC Laser Eye Center in Rockville, Maryland. A device, called a Femtosecond Laser, creates a burst of laser energy at an extremely fast rate and breaks apart tissue within the cornea in her eye. Another device accesses the underlying of the cornea to remove some corneal tissue and reshape the cornea. By reshaping the cornea her eyes can now accurately focus light into her retina to perfect her vision. Many people like Alexa have issues with their eye vision. Whether they have myopia, which means the eye has difficulty seeing distant objects clearly, or hyperopia where the eye can see distant objects clearly, but objects nearby may be blurry, the problem can be corrected with this advanced medical…show more content…
The ability to possess the perfect eye sight is now reality. Being somebody that has issues with my own vision, I have researched Lasik surgery numerous times in hopes of having this surgical procedure done in order to live a conformable life without correctional lenses. After researching the topic for this speech, I’d like to introduce you to the world of Lasik Eye Surgery. We’ll look at three steps to conduct a successful Lasik eye surgery the Preparation, Surgery, and the healing process. Let’s begin with preparation step. In preparation for this surgery an individual must go to their eye doctor in order to determine if eyes healthy enough for the procedure. The doctor must evaluate ones shape and thickness of their cornea, pupil size, refractive errors which includes myopia and hyperopia, and any other any other eye conditions. This being said although Lasik surgery is an extremely safe procedure like all medical treatments there are some risks with Lasik. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists reports a complication rate of less than 5 percent, noting that severe vision impairment is extremely

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