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Photorefractive keratectomy, commonly referred to as PRK, was available before LASIK was approved in 1998. In a lot of ways, LASIK is an improvement on PRK, although there are some differences between the two that still make PRK an option for some patients. While the results of the two surgeries are nearly identical, the difference …

 

LASIK is FDA-approved and has been safely performed in the United States for over two decades now. And yet, there are still certain myths and misconceptions that many people still believe and talk about. If you’re considering LASIK, you might hear some of these misconceptions from well-meaning friends and family members. Part of the problem, …

 

A question we often get is whether or not you can have LASIK surgery done if you have astigmatism. While it’s an understandable question, since astigmatism is very often misunderstood, the answer is that many actually get LASIK done because of astigmatism. Astigmatism, contrary to popular belief, is not an eye disease or temporary condition. …

 

Like much of the technology that surrounds our everyday lives, it can be easy to take things for granted. For example, we use mobile devices, computers, and even cars every single day without stopping to consider how they operate. The same is true of LASIK surgery. How, after all, can shooting a laser into someone’s …

 

If you are considering getting LASIK surgery performed to fix your vision, you should begin your research with a qualified, experienced surgeon. You shouldn’t settle for any surgeon, and you need to research multiple surgeons prior to making a decision. LASIK is an elective procedure, which means you will be paying for it out of …