LASIK (Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis) is a painless, surgical procedure that uses a laser to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism.Take the LASIK Self-Test
If you answer "Yes" to any of these questions, you may be a good candidate for LASIK.
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Ideal LASIK candidates fall between the ages of 21 to 38. However, there are a variety of factors
considered prior to the recommendation for LASIK surgery.
If you’re experiencing symptoms similar to that which is described above, please come in for a visit.
Typically, candidates for any refractive procedures must show little to no change in refraction (prescription) for at least 1 year. However, patients are still encouraged to come in for a visit so that our doctors can gain a better understanding of your vision capabilities.
Numbing drops are administered before surgery, so most of our patients report that this procedure is pain-free. However, mild discomfort is also possible with all corrective procedures.
Research has shown that LASIK is a permanent procedure. However, there are some instances in which patients need to have an enhancement—this is where the surgeon has to repeat the procedure to obtain satisfactory results.