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Beyond Lasik: Four Emerging Treatments For Vision Problems

Beyond Lasik: Four Emerging Treatments For Vision Problems

Lasik has been excellent in restoring clear vision to people who suffer from refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, but there are new treatments on the horizon for people who suffer from poor vision. Here are four of them:
Gene Therapy
Genes have shown promise in helping patients overcome a type of eye disease that progresses into irreversible blindness. The disease is called choroideremia and is caused by a defective gene. The disease stops the cones and rods in the eye from sending information to the brain. The defective gene is …
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