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How does LASIK (laser eye surgery) work?

LASIK is an acronym for Laser-Assisted in situ Keratomileusis, with Keratomileusis meaning surgical improvement of the cornea's refractive capabilities, i.e. usually to overcome the defects of myopia (...
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Outcomes and risks of LASIK surgery

Post-operative complications include the following: Visually significant wrinkles or striae in the flap (1%) Dislocated flap (early postoperative period) Infection (early postoperative period; very ...
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Safe and state-of-the art method of laser vision/eyesight correction/surgery?

Brief description: LASEK and LASIK - cut a flap in the eye, use a laser to remove material underneath to reshape the lens and correct vision. LASIK has been around for a while, so there have been a ...
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Lasik Operation Choice

This is not my professional area of expertise -- however I had Lasik done years ago when there weren't many "experienced" optometrists to choose from. The optometrist I saw said he was one of the ...
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Outcomes and risks of LASIK surgery

Risks of LASIK (Laser-Assisted in situ Keratomileusis) can include: Vision loss due to infection, The researchers calculated the risk of significant vision loss consequence of LASIK surgery to be ...
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