Popping up in health news at an electric rate is something called “LASIK Eye Surgery.” This article goes to the heart of this procedure to uncover the details you need to know if you are considering improving your vision.
It is actually called “laser in situ keratomileusis” (LASIK for short). The full name hints at the method: using a laser beneath the flap in your cornea to reshape the cornea. A high-tech laser treats refractive errors and improves vision, while possibly eliminating the need to wear glasses or contacts.
It is all about the cornea, which is the front covering of your eye that is see-through. After the flap is breached, the eye surgeon can reshape the corneal tissue underneath. Squirming yet? After, the flap is put gently back in place, onto the cornea. And that is that. It is painless, but there can be some uncomfortable elements.
Importantly, LASIK has been proven safe and effective for most people. As a customer you should screened and told what reasonable expectations you can have with the procedure. Continue reading