Having laser eye surgery in Cape Town is probably one of the best places in South Africa to have the treatment. The Western Cape is incredibly beautiful and there is no better place to test your new vision than by looking around at the beauty of this area. The cost of the treatment is similar across South Africa and to be frank it is not cheap, but if you weigh the benefits of great eyesight against a few thousand Rands you’ll agree that it is completely worth it. Although there are minor risks, they are certainly outweighed by the benefits. There are clinics around the Cape area and it is obviously necessary to make an appointment before your consultations.
The first benefit of laser eye surgery in Cape Town is obviously your increased ability to see well. 95% of all patients who undergo Lasik eye surgery are happy with the results and experienced no serious side effects. With your new ability to see well you will be able to live your life more fully. For example, you will no longer need to wear glasses to cycle around the beautiful trails of the Western Cape, nor will you need to worry about bringing contact lenses or solution whenever you go on holiday. The cost of glasses and lenses over your life time will amount to a fairly similar price and Lasik eye surgery has long lasting effects.
One of the most common side effects cited by patients is that after they have had the surgery they experience dry eyes. However, this is quite uncommon, and only a few patients seem to experience it. If you call one of the clinics in the area you will be able to make consultations and find out more about laser eye surgery in Cape Town.