As an older person the last thing you want to consider is surgery. Being in a hospital probably makes you uncomfortable and then you worry about the length of recovery time. And how about the procedure itself, does it hurt, you wonder? And at the same time you have your age to think about, not all older people are happy about going in for any kind of surgery. This leads to many patients opting out of the procedure without knowing the real facts.

If there is a problem with your eyesight your doctors think can be corrected through Lasik treatment, it is good to understand that this procedure is nothing like a typical surgery. Although the name laser eye surgery sounds like a surgical procedure, in reality, it is far from it. It is a minimally-invasive procedure based on advanced laser technology.

And if you visit a high quality, laser eye surgery clinic you will see how warm and relaxing it really is. Staff usually maintain an exceptional standard and service at independent eye clinics and will make you feel welcome. It will feel more like a health spa than a hospital room.

What’s more, you will be not spending more than a few hours in the eye clinic. And the caring staff and calming environment will ensure you are made to feel as comfortable as possible. Statistics reveal that 96% of patients regain their vision and enjoy 20/20 eyesight. And these statistics are bound to have older patients. Most patients attest to the fact that Lasik treatment in Dubai is a pleasant experience.

For older patients who suffer from presbyopia, surgery is the best procedure to correct poor vision. While many people opt for bifocals or multifocal contact lenses, as a result of near and far vision and sets of different powers within each lens, the vision can be less sharp than with ordinary glasses and contact lenses.

Patients can opt for laser blended vision which is a revolutionary laser eye surgery which adjusts your vision in a seamless and blended way to see both near and distant objects. The procedure adjusts one eye to work at a distance and the other eye to work at close vision. And the good news is that 97% of patients with presbyopia are suitable candidates for this treatment, including older patients.