Do you have a blurred vision? Well, as you are already aware, there are so many just like you. Many people wear spectacles today. Many youngsters wear spectacles for being short sighted. And many adults wear spectacles to read, in other words, many use reading glasses. So to which ever category you fall in to, note that you are surrounded by many who have the same disorder. Also there are many out there who does not even know that they have an eye sight disorder, since they have been born that way and have never gotten their eyes checked.
Do you hate wearing spectacles?
If you are a person who hates to wear spectacles, but have gotten so used to it and cannot do without it, then you have to go for either Lasik or start using contact lenses. Contact lenses is a much cheaper way, but is messy. There are many things you need to be careful of depending on the type of contact lenses you wear. There are both short term and long term contact lenses. Normally the short term one can be used only for eight hours a day and you cannot sleep with them. And when dust goes in to the eyes while contact lenses are there, it can be really messy. So is the process of wearing and removing lenses regularly. On the other hand, Lasik is a onetime thing which does not have such complications. Though the laser eye correction cost is high, on the long run if considered with the cost for contact lenses, which needs to be purchased from time to time, lasik seems like a better option, since it is only a onetime cost for the operation. Lasik in Melbourne does have a few disadvantages, such as; there is a possibility for the operation to not be successful, eye sight might get weaker again with time depending on the eye and its development process and right after the operation you need to be extra careful from both sunlight and dust.
Consult an ophthalmologist
You should consult a good ophthalmologist, if you are thinking of doing a laser eye correction or if you want to regularly use contact lenses. Depending on your life style, your eye condition and your budget; a good ophthalmologist will recommend the best option for you to select. So always select the best eye doctor in town for consultations or go to a person you have experience with for years. A person who knows your history would always be a better option.