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November 9, 2012

Seeing clearly with vision correction

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If you have even slightly impaired vision, you may be finding that your quality of life begins to suffer. Not seeing things quite so clearly can be a barrier to communication – much of which is visual. So while it can be distressing to have to face up to the fact that your eyes are deteriorating into old age, it should be considered in light of the improvement it can make to overall standard of living.

There are three main options when looking to improve vision: glasses, contact lenses and corrective surgery.

Glasses are the traditional option of course, but it may be this that puts people off having their vision corrected, as they do typically change the look of a person’s face. Contact lenses don’t have this problem, yet some people simple cannot stand to place things in their eyes.

Corrective surgery offers a different solution. Although some concerns have been raised about such procedures in the past, modern treatments are quick and simple, and offer a very high success rate. That does not mean that there aren’t associated risks, as the NHS highlights here, but complications are rare.

If you’re thinking of having laser eye surgery, look for an accredited provider such as Ultralase which provides free consultations, and discuss the situation with your doctor first.

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