Orange County LASIK Surgery: Will You Need to Have a Second Procedure?


According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the average number of LASIK procedures performed in the U.S. amounts to more or less 600,000 per year. This type of eye surgery is used to correct a variety of vision problems including nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. It is a pricey procedure for most people, and thus it’s only natural to want to know if the results are permanent and lifelong.

The good news is that LASIK eye surgery results are exactly that. To perform this procedure, your Orange County eye surgeon will use high precision laser to alter the shape of your corneas, and the change is irreversible. However, due to certain factors such as aging, the effects of this permanent procedure may change over time. So the answer to the question, ‘Can you have LASIK surgery twice?’ is yes, but it’s not that cut-and-dry.

There are a number of circumstances when a patient may require a second surgery. Your Orange County LASIK surgery provider considers that each case is unique when dealing with something as important as eyesight, and that the utmost care must be taken to ensure that patients are good candidates for treatment. Read more from this blog:


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