Individuals consider the option of refractive surgery and EPILASIK for a variety of personal reasons. The common thread is to have a better lifestyle. Epilasik is also known as the popular term superlasik, short for superficial lasik. EPILASIK reduces or eliminates one’s dependence on contact lenses or glasses, which will allow many people to more freely pursue their hobbies, sports activities or career options.
Singers and Musicians: When you want to drum or sing under those harsh lights. You don’t want any glare or haloes. Nor irritation from contact lens.
Movie Actors: Want to avoid glare csaused by contact lens. Don’t even mention glasses in front of them. It can even be performed if cornea is thin or dry.
Sports Enthusiasts Professional athletes Basketball players, golfers, football professionals. Impact may affect the flap of lasik but not epilasik. You see the flap is so thin in epilasik it can self regenerate.
Weekend warriors coming on bikes from Camarillo, Fillmore, Ojai, Oxnard,Port Hueneme, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks,Ventura, Moorpark to professional athletes from College to play field hockey.
Mothers of Young Children – many women express concern about the safety of their children if they should lose their glasses or contact lenses.For example.while playing in the surf or trying to escape a burning building, EPILASIK may even reduce the anxiety produced by simple tasks, like finding one’s way through the house at night.
Frequent Travelers – for those who spend a considerable amount of time on the road. Being less dependent on glasses or contacts promises many advantages. They can range from safety (ability to read evacuation signs) to convenience (less to pack). What if you break the glasses. good luck trying to read the traffic signs.
The reasons may be many. All wish to reduce their need for contacts or glasses for safety or performance reasons.
We remind all patients that EPILASIK is a surgical procedure, and like all such procedures, there are risks involved. We also suggest that you review information you find elsewhere through additional research and then discuss this information in-depth with your Epilasik surgeon. Better lifestyle, best epilasik surgeon.[wpseo_map id=”3915″ width=”400″ height=”300″ zoom=”-1″ map_style=”roadmap” scrollable=”1″ show_route=”1″ show_state=”0″] [wpseo_address id=”3915″ oneline=”1″ show_state=”0″ show_email=”0″]
Los Angeles Lasik Surgeon Rajesh Khanna MD is a recognized pioneer in Presbyopic Implants for correction of aging eyes. He has popularized Cornea Cross Linking and Intacs forKeratoconus. He is an Expert Cataract, Pterygium Eye Surgeon, A Cornea Specialist he performs Laser Corneal Transplants, DMEK, DSEK and DALK. Rajesh Khanna MD is a well known medical writer. He has published the bestseller "The miracle of Pi in Eye".He is also a columnist for the newspaper Acorn. Dr.Khanna also hosts "Medical Magic". In his spare time he hikes with his family and German Shepard or does yoga. He also plays field hockey and loves swimming.