We all experience varying levels of anxiety? What constitutes a healthy, normal level?


Everyone gets jittery before a big event or gets anxious over the most trivial of things once every now and then. However, when does a somewhat cautious or nervous demeanour turn into full blown anxiety?


We live in a fast-paced world and every moment is filled with news of natural disasters and political unrest. You add your normal day to day routine stress and strain to all that, like construction work on your street or morning traffic and then you realize there’s a lot of unspoken anxiety within most people.


While anxiety can manifest in several ways, there is a difference between normal anxiety and anxiety disorder. If it interferes and disrupts your life then it is a problem. For many, anxiety is associated with muscle tension, trouble sleeping and over-worrying. However, there’s another type of anxiety which can lead to irrational fears or phobias. It can also be a result of faulty knowledge.


One of the main reasons people opt out of laser eye surgery is fear itself. It is an irrational fear that makes a perfectly rational decision like correcting your vision seem anxiety-ridden to the point you believe you will be better off not seeing clearly. However, when you are afflicted with extreme nerves going through a surgical procedure is not healthy.


There is a simple solution to all this. Reassess your ideas about Lasik eye treatment. Learn about this incredibly safe, short and effective procedure to correct your vision and improve your life. Starting with the facts, irrational fears and anxiety can be dispelled easily. Remember, a little anxiety is not something you need to worry about. It is perfectly normal to feel nervous before any surgery. What you need to do is to not let it get out of control. And the best way to do this is to increase your understanding and knowledge on the subject. At the same time, look for reassurance from patients who’ve already had this procedure.


Lasik treatment has evolved over the last two decades. It is no longer a scalpel based procedure, rather a fully automated laser is used during the surgery. Today, there is an eye-tracking and safety system that relies on advanced technology. The chances of complications arising have greatly reduced from when the procedure was first introduced 25 years ago. And as technology continues to make great strides you can be certain the percentage will drop even more significantly.