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How does lasik surgery work?

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Does lasik eye surgery really work?

It works! After Lasik surgery, Vision is corrected almost immediately or by the day after Lasik.


Where can one go for lasik eye surgery?

For Lasik eye surgery, one can go to the Lasik Eye Surgery Center, a Lasik specialist, or an optometrist to discuss Lasik eye surgery. Lasik eye surgery doctors are plentiful is many areas, especially in metropolitan areas.


What exactly is Lasik surgery?

Doctorc is great resource to know information on Lasik Surgery.


can an 18 year old get lasik surgery?

can an 18 year old get lasik surgery?


What is corrected with lasik eye surgery?

Vision is corrected almost immediately or by the day after lasik surgery.


Will lasik eye surgery change your eye color?

No (quoted from a lasik eye surgery center).


Where can I find unbiased information about Lasik surgery?

The FDA Lasik Surgery Guide is your best bet. The FDA gives objective information about what to expect before, during, and after Lasik surgery. Also, there is a list of FDA approved Lasik lasers and a discussion of the risks associated with the surgery. Try Web MD's Eye Health Center. Their page on Lasik surgery gives advantages and disadvantages of the surgery.


Where can you get LASIK laser eye surgery?

One can get LASIK laser eye surgery by going to a TLC Laser Eye Surgery Center. There are TLC Laser Eye Surgery Centers across the country that perform LASIK surgeries.


How does lasik surgery work if a laser is used?

If a laser is used during lasik surgery, it works by reshaping someone's cornea. With an improved shape, their eye can focus light rays on their retina correctly.


What are the types of TLC laser eye surgery?

TLC specializes in LASIK eye surgery, which can be used to correct myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. Types of LASIK include "Custom LASIK" and "Bladeless LASIK".


How does LASIK surgery affect cataract surgery?

If someone has already had successful cataract surgery and requires LASIK to improve myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) or astigmatism, the LASIK procedure would reshape the front of the cornea and should not adversely affect the prior cataract removal and lens implant surgery if LASIK is done after the eye has completely healed from cataract surgery. However, for someone who has previously had LASIK and is now considering cataract surgery, it is not so simple. LASIK reshapes the cornea and corneal measurements are used to calculate the intraocular lens used to replace the cataract. Unfortunately, the calculations currently used do not work as well after LASIK (or other refractive surgery). So, anyone who has previously had corneal refractive surgery prior to cataract surgery may need it again after cataract surgery. For further questions, you should ask your surgeon.


What is the cost of Lasik eye surgery?

The cost of Lasik eye surgery varies from doctor to doctor. The deciding factor in the price of Lasik eye surgery depends upon the technology used in the surgery. This technology varies from doctor to doctor.


How expensive is the average Lasik surgery?

"The average cost of Lasik eye surgery using blading microkeratome is $1,580. Lasik surgery using the more advanced laser flap has an average cost of $2,170."


Is LASIK surgery after cataract surgery covered by Medicare?

NO


What does LASIK laser surgery correct?

LASIK surgery is a laser eye surgery that can correct astigmatism, myopia, and hypermetropia. This surgery also makes a persons eyesight generally better. LASIK normally provides a permanent alternative to glasses or contacts.


Can you have lasik surgery more than once?

I suggest you consult a lasik surgeon. You may also refer to the related link 'Lasik Surgery Clinic' provided below.


What are the average prices for LASIK surgery?

LASIK eye surgery cost varies depending on the type of treatment but is usually a very expensive procedure. The average price for a full package LASIK eye surgery is about $2,159.


What is the cost for LASIK eye surgery?

Having LASIK eye surgery can help improve and correct ones vision. The costs associated with LASIK eye surgery in Canada can start at approximately $490 per eye.


Where can I go in michigan to have lasik eye surgery?

There are many locations in Michigan that do lasik eye surgery. The cheapest way to go about having lasik eye surgery is to find a doctor who is covered by your medical insurance plan.


How is PRK laser surgery different from LASIK?

PRK laser eye surgery is the predecessor to the now popular Lasik eye surgery. The main difference between PRK and Lasik surgery is the way the surgeon accesses the cornea. With PRK the surgeon removes the entire epithelial, outer layer of eye, but with the more advanced Lasik surgery a thin flap is created to access the cornea. This results in a faster recovery time for patients receiving Lasik surgery over PRK surgery.


What are the risks for LASIK surgery?

Surgeons separate LASIK complications into two categories.


What is the cost of lasik surgery in Pittsburgh?

There are many factors that contribute to the cost of the lasik surgery like type of laser technology and devices used for corneal flap, but you can expect around $2000 per eye for a lasik surgery.


What eye conditions does lasik eye surgery correct?

Lasik eye surgery will correct most sight problems. If you have glacoma or an astigmatism the lasik eye surgery cannot be performed. If, however, you have near or far sightedness, this surgery will correct you vision to 20/20.


What is the approximate cost of Lasik eye surgery?

The approximate cost of Lasik eye surgery would be about 2,000 for each eye you have surgery on and one would have to consider the risk of the surgery too.


Does medicare pay for lasik surgery?

no