Laser Eye Surgery Plano – LASIK FAQs


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Laser Eye Surgery Plano – LASIK FAQs:

Here are answers to some of the more popular questions many people ask about LASIK laser eye surgery in Plano, Texas. Laser Eye Surgery Plano – LASIK FAQs

What are the disadvantages of LASEK Eye Surgery?:

What are the disadvantages of LASEK Eye Surgery? LASEK eye surgery usually involves longer recovery periods as compared to LASIK and some patients experience more pain and discomfort as compared to regular LASIK or PRK surgery. Most eye doctors will prescribe steroid eye drops, which may need to be used for several weeks longer than those patients with LASIK surgery.

Can LASIK correct astigmatism?:

Can LASIK correct astigmatism? Although traditional LASIK procedures can correct astigmatism, most eye surgeons consider it a more difficult task than correcting nearsightedness or farsightedness. Since there are different types of astigmatism and varying degrees of each, only your eye surgeon in Plano can properly evaluate your situation and give you a realistic projection of what to expect with regards to your astigmatism correction using LASIK.

Does LASIK correct nearsightedness?:

Does LASIK correct nearsightedness? Nearsightedness, also known as myopia, can be successfully corrected using LASIK laser eye surgery and many patients experience a great freedom from not having to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses after their successful operation.

Can LASIK eye surgery correct farsightedness?:

Can LASIK eye surgery correct farsightedness? Farsightedness, also known as hyperopia , is a condition of the eye whereby people are able to see distant objects clearly but things up close are blurry. This condition can easily be corrected using LASIK eye surgery. During the procedure the eye surgeon will reshape the sides of the cornea in order to steepen the slope of the central region.

How long has LASIK surgery been performed?:

How long has LASIK surgery been performed? LASIK surgery has been in use internationally for approximately 10 years. The clinical trials were first performed in the United States in 1995. The underlying components of LASIK eye surgery have been performed for much longer than that, so the procedure has helped hundreds of thousands of people all around the world, including Plano, TX. It is a relatively safe and simple procedure; however there are certain inherent risks and the patient should always consider all aspects of the surgery before considering this procedure. To see all the questions you should ask your eye surgeon at the LASIK consultation, visit:

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