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LASIK is a type of refractive surgery for the correction of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.

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How does LASIK (laser eye surgery) work?

LASIK, or laser eye surgery, is a surgery which reshapes the cornea to correct sight problems (e.g. short sighted, long sighted, astigmatism). Why can laser (which is simply light) reshape the ...
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Does corrective eye surgery for affect the ability to focus similar to corrective lenses?

If corrective lenses adjust the point at which the eyes focus and, for a strong correction, inhibit the ability to focus at the opposing distance, will corrective eye surgery affect vision in the same ...
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Safe and state-of-the art method of laser vision/eyesight correction/surgery?

I have defective vision, particularly shortsightedness. Obviously, it is quite widespread phenomenon. I tried several times to get accustomed to contact lenses, but without success. It irritates my ...
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Lasik Operation Choice

I went to two different eye doctors, both with good reputations, requesting and asking to do a lasik operation on my eyes. The first one said he would do and "Ultra-lasik" operation, because it is ...
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How many times in a lifetime a man can do laser vision/eyesight correction/surgery?

Is it true that laser vision/eyesight correction/surgery is strictly recommended to do only once in a lifetime and if after first laser correction someone's eyesight returned to bad condition the only ...
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Outcomes and risks of LASIK surgery

If an individual with poor eyesight undergoes LASIK surgery, will it return the sight exactly to normal? What are the risks of the procedure? Are there any side effects or complications to be ...