Archive for August 16, 2013
Did you know that around 90 percent of patients who get eye LASIK surgery will have the vision they desire afterwards? Pretty amazing. And LASIK does not require any bandages or stitches after the fact either, making it a pretty simple procedure.
In case you are considering having LASIK eye laser surgery, here are some things you might want to know
- Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis, or LASIK, corrects vision for people who are farsighted, nearsighted or have astigmatism.
- During your LASIK eye surgery, the doctor at your LASIK eye center will use an instrument called a microkeratome or a femtosecond laser to cut a thin flap in your cornea.
- Before LASIK can be performed, you have to get tested to determine if you are a candidate or not. Tests can including things like refraction, corneal mapping