|LASIK Surgery: Am I a Good Candidate? |
LASIK Surgery: Am I a Good Candidate?
Refractive surgery has made great strides during these last few years, both in the accuracy of its results and in its overall safety. It has become extremely popular with people who are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism because it greatly reduces their dependence on their eyewear, either contact lenses or glasses. However, it is still surgery, and must be treated as such, not as if it is merely a cosmetic iss...Read More
|LASIK Surgery: Which Type is Best for You? |
Different Types of LASIK Surgery
A device called a wavefront analyzer measures the way light travels through your eye and compares it to the way light travels through an eye with perfect vision.
LASIK an acronym for Laser in-situ Keratomileusis (ker ah-to-mih-lu-sis) is currently the most common type of laser vision correction. It can correct nearsightedness farsightedness and astigmatism. Light is properly focused on the retina by permanently reshaping the ce...Read More
|LASIK: Choosing a Surgeon |
Refractive surgery in general and LASIK in particular have received a lot of attention over the past several years, with more and more people electing to seek out more permanent ways to reduce their dependence on eyeglasses or contact lenses
Two of the most difficult variables for potential LASIK candidates to evaluate when they are searching for the best place to have their surgery done are the cost of the procedure and the skill of the surgeon who will perform t...Read More