Lasik Helps the King of the Wire Perform Better

Nik Wallenda, better known as “The King of the Wire,” is a record-holding tightrope walker. His tightrope hit list, which includes the Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon, has left everyone in awe and amazement.

None of Wallenda’s achievements, however, would have been possible without one of the key aspects in tightrope walking: balance. As balance can only be maintained or achieved by the sensorimotor control systems, which includes sight, touch, and motion, the absence of one will apparently keep the body from harmonizing with the mind. This is why Wallenda recently underwent Lasik surgery.

Lasik is usually performed on individuals wearing glasses or contact lenses. It corrects problems like nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism.

In the case of Wallenda, Lasik was the best option, especially after his contact lens problem impeded his vision. Not only is the procedure safe but also highly effective. It enables clear vision immediately or a day after the surgery, which is an advantage for this daredevil to allow him to do what he does best. Moreover, the procedure only takes a few minutes and does not require bandages or stitches.

If you’re ready to undergo Lasik surgery in Durham NC, remember to consult a trusted surgeon. He’ll make you go through a complete eye examination to make sure your eyes are healthy enough for the procedure.

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