Whether you’re a professional sports person or a keen amateur, in team or individual pursuits, it’s very important to be able to see clearly while taking part. If you wear glasses or contact lenses, these can not only cause inconvenience, but also pose actual threats to your health and safety.
Glasses are unsuitable for many sports, but even contact lenses can present dangers, particularly if your sport exposes you to water. A recent news story shared the terrible experience of a young woman who wore contact lenses while swimming.
She contracted a rare infection called Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK), which eats away at the cornea. After suffering “months and months in absolute agony,” she was forced to undergo a cornea transplant to bring her ordeal to an end.
Prescription sports glasses can help, but why not rid yourself of the burden entirely? If you’re a swimmer, triathlete, paddler, kayaker, rower, cyclist or any kind of sports person, you could enjoy your sport worry-free, thanks to laser eye surgery.
With our quick, painless procedures, you could have your laser vision correction done at any time. But if your sport takes a break over the winter, this is the ideal period in which to give yourself the advantage of improved eyesight, ready to shine next season.
At Laser Eye Surgery Birmingham, we offer the latest cutting-edge LASIK and LASEK laser eye surgery techniques. So, get in touch with our friendly team for a chat or browse our website for more information. When it comes to eyesight, we’re always going for gold!