What is LASIK surgery?

Answer LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) surgery, a procedure designed to reshape the lens of the eye, aims to change the focus, thereby improving the eye's vision. Unlike Radial Keratotomy, o... Read More »

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What are the dangers of Lasik surgery?

Lasik--vision correction through surgery and lasers--is a popular and relatively risk-free procedure that was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1995. Like any surgery, though, L... Read More »

What are the benefits of lasik surgery?

LASIK surgery is a type of eye surgery intended to reduce the need for glasses or contact lenses. It is the most commonly performed refractive surgery procedure. There are several benefits to LASIK... Read More »

Who can get LASIK surgery?

LASIK eye surgery is a common procedure done to fix eyesight problems. Although there is no criteria for candidates, some conditions may not make LASIK surgery an option for some patients.LASIK Sur... Read More »

Lasik eye surgery?

I was about 20/250 before Lasik surgery last year. The procedure was painless, probably due to the Valium they gave me. The ride home (as a passenger, of course) was fairly uncomfortable, mainly du... Read More »