Whether you are nearsighted or farsighted, modern technology offers a variety of eye surgery procedures to improve your vision:
Research and compare the different types of laser eye surgery to determine which procedure is best for you. There are two main options for laser eye surgical procedures are PRK and LASIK. Both are utilized for vision correction, however additional types of laser surgeries are used to reconstruct and treat nonrefractive conditions.
LASIK, or Laser Assisted in situ Keratomileusis surgery, is the most popular eye related surgical procedure for vision correction. It is a laser eye surgery, where a thin flap is created on the eye’s surface, used to reshape and correct the eye. Recently, multiple forms of LASIK eye surgery procedures have been created including:
- Custom LASIK/PRK
Discover the potential risks and benefits associated with the most popular vision correction surgery options. From PRK to Lasik to new procedures such as IntraLase, determine which surgery is the best fit for your needs.
Learn the basics on finding a LASIK eye surgeon. From finding a surgeon online to asking the right questions, choosing a surgeon can be an overwhelming experience. Use this guide to find a top rated, reputable surgeon that fits your specific needs.
From Implantable Lenses to Refractive Lens Exchange, there are a variety of corrective eye surgery options to help you improve your vision. Find out if you are an ideal candidate, potential risks and pricing options.
[page updated December 2008]