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Vision Surgery

Learn more about common eye surgeries:

  • Here is an overview of the different types of surgery to correct myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.
  • It is the most popular vision correction surgery. Learn what to expect before, during, and after the procedure.
  • Complications from LASIK are few, but they do happen. It is important to understand the risks, and how to minimize them.
  • Successful LASIK surgeons get that way from experience and the ability to screen out poor candidates for the procedure. Here’s the list of what makes you a good candidate.
  • Sometimes because of disease or injury, the cornea becomes so damaged that problems cannot be corrected with eyeglasses, contacts, or refractive surgery.
  • PRK, an alternative to LASIK.  Learn about the advantages and disadvantages, as well as what to expect.
  • A number of relatively new procedures are addressing the age related change in the ability to focus on near objects which was once correctable only with bifocals.