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LASIK Surgery - What to Expect

Before Surgery

One of the interesting aspects of LASIK surgery is that the procedure takes about 30 minutes; where as the prepping and post-operative care can take months. After finding the right surgeon, there are several steps every patient should take, including a baseline evaluation to determine candidacy, before the surgery takes place.

Risks and Complications of Laser Eye Surgery

The following is a list of the most common risks and complications that may result from Laser Eye Surgery. Your surgeon should review all the possible complications before you sign the Informed Consent Form.

LASIK Surgery: Frequently Asked Questions

1.) What is LASIK surgery?

LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is a surgical procedure using a laser beam to reshape a person's cornea. This process improves how the cornea focuses images onto the retina.

Be aware of what to expect in LASIK Surgery.

Glossary of Vision Terms

General glossary containing terms pertinent to LASIK, general eye and vision information.

Are You a Candidate for LASIK Surgery?

Even though LASIK corrective eye surgery is elective, not everyone is a good candidate for the procedure. A good candidate qualifies for LASIK surgery by meeting certain general requirements. Following the guidelines for candidacy reduces risk factors and advances safe surgical practices.

Top-10 Requirements for LASIK Eligibility

1.) You should be 18 years of age or more.
Eyes mature and develop at differing rates. The best LASIK candidates are at least 18 years of age.

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