Understand Well and See Clearly: Answers to FAQs on LASIK Eye Surgery


Clear vision is something that individuals who have been wearing prescription eyeglasses for a long time appreciate very much. Without eyeglasses, people with eye refractive errors (i.e. nearsighted, farsighted, etc.) would easily find themselves having a hard time reading from a distance and distinguishing objects around them, resulting in headaches and frustration.

Although you may love wearing specs and have different eyeglass frames for various occasions, there are times when you’d want to show off the beauty of your eyes without a pair of eyeglasses getting in the way. Contact lenses are an option, but some find these clear discs of plastic too bothersome and come with risks that are not worth taking. Fortunately, you can count on LASIK eye surgery in Los Angeles to give you clearer, sharper vision.

What is LASIK Eye Surgery?

LASIK stands for laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis and is a popular refractive surgery to reshape the cornea of the eyes, thereby correcting refractive errors and eliminating the need for corrective lenses or eyeglasses. Technology for laser eye surgery gained FDA approval in the late 1980s. Since 1991, there have been several developments in the field of refractive surgery, such as bladeless flap incisions, faster lasers, and larger spot areas. Today, LASIK typically involves the creation of a flap in the cornea and reshaping it with a laser to correct refractive problems. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2nkYjxh


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