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How Does LASIK Work to Correct Vision?

How Does LASIK Work to Correct Vision?

LASIK eye surgery is a type of refractive surgery. Refractive surgeries are a group of procedures that surgically correct the prescription of the eye. This can either be done by changing the shape of the cornea at the front of the eye, as in LASIK surgery or through...

How Long Does SMILE Eye Surgery Last?

How Long Does SMILE Eye Surgery Last?

Over the past several decades, laser eye surgery has come a long way. Refractive surgeons, who are eye specialists with further specialist training in refractive techniques, now have several methods of surgically correcting your vision with a laser. These include...

How Does LASIK Eye Surgery Correct Vision?

How Does LASIK Eye Surgery Correct Vision?

If you’ve been putting up with glasses or contact lenses for any number of years, the thought of LASIK eye surgery may have crossed your mind once or twice. However, the eyes are delicate and sensitive organs and you want to be sure LASIK surgery is the right thing...

Is LASIK for Astigmatism Possible?

Is LASIK for Astigmatism Possible?

In the past, people with any significant degree of astigmatism were excluded from laser eye surgery, leaving only glasses or contact lenses as options to correct astigmatism. However, with the progress of laser eye surgery technology, it is now possible to access...

What Happens in LASIK Eye Surgery?

What Happens in LASIK Eye Surgery?

LASIK eye surgery is a popular form of refractive surgery, a category of eye procedures designed to surgically correct the prescription of the eye. If you’ve been considering the LASIK procedure but are hesitant to undergo eye surgery for fear of the unknown, this...