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Why Does The Cost Of Lasik Eye Surgery Change?

As far as the cost of LASIK eye surgery is concerned, the only worldwide standard is that prices are quoted per eye. However, the cost depends on several factors and varies from one provider to another. A strong reason behind such a variation is that different providers perform different levels of pre-operative testing. A thorough pre-operative examination can avoid LASIK complications, and hence it’s imperative to determine if appropriate pre-operative testing is included in the quoted price......... Read More

Do I Really Need Lasik Eye Surgery?

The cornea is a part of the eye that helps focus light to create an image on the retina. It works in much the same way that the lens of a camera focuses light to create an image on film. The bending and focusing of light is also known as refraction. Usually the shape of the cornea and the eye are not perfect and the image on the retina is out-of-focus (blurred) or distorted. These imperfections in the focusing power of the eye are called refractive errors. There are three primary types of refra........ Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Lasik Laser Eye Surgery

LASIK is a well-renowned refractive surgery procedure, and hence often takes center stage in a lot many discussions pertinent to refractive surgery. A technology so advanced as that wielded by LASIK often boggles the mind. Patients planning to undergo LASIK surgery will have several questions requiring elaborate answers. It is imperative that all lurking doubts be elucidated on prior to going in for surgery. Following is a brief list of frequently asked questions about LASIK. How do I know if I........ Read More

Lasik Surgery: Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lasik Surgery? Lasik, an acronym for Laser-assisted, is a form of refractive laser eye surgery procedure performed by ophthalmologists intended for correcting vision. The procedure is usually a preferred alternative to photorefractive keratectomy, PRK, as it requires less time for full recovery, and the patient experiences less pain overall. The Lasik Operation The Lasik Operation is performed with the patient awake and mobile; however, the patient typically is given a mild sedative a........ Read More

Defining Lasik Eye Surgery - How It Works

LASIK eye surgery is a refractive surgery intended to reduce a patient’s dependency on eyeglasses or contact lenses. LASIK is the most prevalent of all refractive surgery types. LASIK aims to reshape the cornea in order to allow for accurate refraction, which results in the light rays falling exactly on the retina (a series of light sensing cells). This enables crystal clear vision. In general, common refractive errors, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism are caused due to........ Read More

Could You Be A Candidate For Lasik Eye Surgery?

Does wearing spectacles or contact lenses seem cumbersome to you? Are you considering LASIK eye surgery – one of the most prevalent and successful refractive surgery techniques? I suggest you hold your horses and rather request the valuable assistance of an expert surgeon, since LASIK eye surgery is not for everyone. Read on to see whether you are a potential candidate for LASIK surgery. An important aspect to bear in mind while considering LASIK surgery is the patient’s age. Since the visi........ Read More

Buggered Lasik Eye Surgery

Often times you haven't even done anything to get buggered eyes. By that I mean you haven't actually personally damaged them to the point of needing visual aid. If you're like many you were just born with buggered eyes, and have had to deal with the hassles of glasses or contacts for a time that is too long to remember. Is it worth it? - The hassle. That is the question that you should be asking yourself. Contacts came and made it more convenient, but what now? Eye surgery! Eye surgery has been........ Read More

The Ins And Outs Of Lasik Eye Surgery

When many hear the word surgery, they automatically think of a lot of pain and possible complications. Is that also what you think about LASIK eye surgery? Think again. The eye is one of the most sensitive areas of the body, which possibly enhances the fact that many may consider the surgery to be somewhat risky. However, LASIK eye surgery is the safest and most commonly performed method of refractive surgery. The amount of pain experienced is also minimal. In fact the surgery is performed whi........ Read More

Lasik Surgery

Lasik surgery is a procedure that is designed to reduce an individual’s dependency on the use of contact lenses or glasses. Lasik, which is the abbreviation for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, is a procedure that is designed to permanently change the shape of the cornea and the clear covering of the front of the eye with the use of an excimer laser. While many patients are pleased with the results of Lasik surgery, the procedure does carry certain risks as does any medical procedure. I........ Read More

The Risks Of Lasik Surgery

The 21st century is the golden age for surgical procedures, among them an increasingly popular method of corrective eye surgery known as LASIK. LASIK is an acronym for the surgery, which stands for Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis. This procedure has become increasingly reliable, with unresolved complications reported in only 3 to 6 percent of patients. The risk of complications is still there, however, and can take several different forms. The complications of LASIK surgery can include th........ Read More

Lasik: After The Surgery

What can go Wrong? Early Postoperative Complications A subconjunctival hemorrhage is a common and minor post-Lasik complication. The incidence of refractive surgery patients having unresolved complications six months after surgery has been estimated from 3% to 6%. The following are some of the more frequently reported complications of Lasik: * Dry eyes * Overcorrection or undercorrection * Visual acuity fluctuation * Halos or starbursts around light sources at night * Light sensitivity *........ Read More

Five Things About Lasik Eye Surgery

LASIK eye surgery has helped millions globally to see better without using glasses or contact lenses. It is the most popular refractive surgical procedure because there is little or no pain and restored vision occur the next day. LASIK is an acronym for laser assisted in- situ keratomileusis. Five things you should know before committing to LASIK eye surgery are listed below. 1. What is LASIK? It is a refractory surgery procedure for correcting near and far sightedness. During the procedure........ Read More

10 Reasons For Eye Surgery Lasik!

There is no "best" method for correcting vision errors. The most appropriate correction for you depends on your eyes and your lifestyle. You should discuss you situation with your ophthalmologist or eye doctor to decide which correction will be most effective for you. 10 Reasons for Lasik! 1. Nothing is as sweet as the freedom from the hassles and inconveniences of contacts or glasses. 2. You save money! Over the years, the costs of lenses, solutions and glasses amounts to thousands of dollar........ Read More

How Lasik Surgery Works

One of the great things about the age in which we live is that we do not have to put up with a lot of the problems our forebears did. Every day, new surgeries are being developed that help to enhance our day to day lives and one of those developments is Lasik surgery. Lasik is an acronym, which stands for Laser-assisted In Situ Keratomileusis. It is a procedure in which a patient has their eye sight corrected- no more glasses, no more hassle with contact lenses. Many people find that Lasik is a........ Read More

Is Lasik Eye Surgery For You?

Lasik eye surgery can be used to correct myopia, astigmatism and hyperopia. Presbyopia, which causes those of us in our late 40's to need reading glasses is actually a loss of flexibility of the eye lens and cannot be treated with lasik corrective eye surgery. During lasik surgery the ophthalmologist actually reshapes the cornea with the use of a laser. How much reshaping you have done to your cornea depends entirely on your particular sight problem. The FDA first approved the excimer laser for........ Read More


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