The ISOPTIK Ultra Individual Progressive eyeglasses VS. LASIK

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ISOPTIK The New Ultra Individual Progressive eyeglasses VS. LASIK Surgery: Pros and Cons

Written by ISOPTIK’s team of Ophthalmologist and Optometrist

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1. Pros of ISOPTIK The ISOPTIK Ultra Individual Digital 3 D Progressive Eyeglasses

1.1 Providing higher and sharper image quality at all distance especially under low light condition.

1.2 Improving the wearer's ability to focus at all distance.

1.3 Lowering the symptom of eye fatigue after prolonged visual tasks.

1.4 Better distance determining ability.

1.5 Physically Safer.

1.6 Reducing the chance of dry eye syndrome.

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2. Cons of ISOPTIK The ISOPTIK Ultra Individual Digital 3 D Progressive Eyeglasses

2.1 High-priced.

2.2 Production process takes longer time.

2.3 Can be inconvenient for water sports fanatics.


3. Pros of LASIK Surgery

3.1 Providing sharp image quality.

3.2 Highly convenient.

3.3 Extremely appropriate for water sports fanatics.

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4. Cons of LASIK Surgery

4.1 Providing lower image quality under low light condition.

4.2 Reducing the wearer's ability to focus at all distance. Normally, the image focusing ability decreases after the age of 40.

4.3 Eyestrain and eye fatigue occur easily after extended use of eyes.

4.4 If you are over 40, it is likely that you develop presbyopia, you have two options;

4.4.1 Have one eye laser treated for distance vision, and another treated for near vision – this option decreases the sharpness of the image at all distance and your distance judging ability.

4.4.2 Have both eyes laser treated for farsightedness, and use reading glasses for reading purpose.

4.5 Night vision impaired and halos.

4.6 Higher chance of dry eyes.

4.7 Higher risk of surgery complications ( rare but very serious ).

4.8 Higher risk of infections complication ( 1 in 10,000 cases ).

4.9 Chance of flap complications or flap dislocation from accident or extreme sports.

4.10 Calculating the power of the intraocular lens for cataract surgery after LASIK is greatly difficult.

4.11 In some cases, patients are required to use steroid after the surgery. Reports state that there is a higher risk of glaucoma and cataract if steroid is used.

4.12 Higher risks of complications such as corneal haze or retinal detachment.

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5. Pros of general eyeglasses

5.1 Inexpensive.

5.2 Physically safer (No surgery required).

5.3 No dry eye syndrome.

5.4 Providing sharp image quality for straight direction looking especially under low light condition.


6. Cons of general eyeglasses:

6.1 Providing wearing discomfort for high Diopter eyeglasses wearers.

6.2 Wearers are required to adjust themselves to the new lenses or frames.

6.3 Unfitting size, structure and frames can cause an irritation and disposition of the eyeglasses, resulting in poor image quality and wearing discomfort.

6.4 Inconvenient for water sports fanatics.

The ISOPTIK New Ultra Individual Digital 3 D Progressive Eyeglasses vs old technology progressive eyeglasses