Category Archive for: ‘Vision Surgery’

Corrective Eye Surgery Basics

Start here for an overview of the different types of surgery to correct myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. Understand the merits and drawbacks of each.

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LASIK

It’s the most popular vision correction surgery. Learn what to expect before, during and after the procedure.

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LASIK Risks and Complications

Complications from LASIK are few, but they do happen. It’s important to understand the risks, and how to minimize them.

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LASIK – Criteria for Success

LASIK surgeons with the most experience have the greatest success rate. These surgeons are very good at screening for the most suitable candidates. Here’s the list of what makes you a good candidate.

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PRK

An alternative to LASIK, PPK is a “no-flap” eye surgery. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages, as well as what to expect.

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Surgery for Presbyopia

A number of relatively new procedures are addressing the age-related decrease in ability to focus on near objects that was once correctable only with bifocals.

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Corneal Transplant

Sometimes because of disease or injury, the cornea becomes so damaged that problems cannot be corrected with eyeglasses, contacts, or refractive surgery such as LASIK.

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