Lasik eye surgery is less painful and the time it takes to recover is quicker for Lasik than for PRK. Lasik is an acronym and it stands for Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis. Having Lasik eye surgery will give you the opportunity to get rid of those glasses forever.
When having lasik eye surgery the surgeon will focus the light on your retina to focus on the main cause of your blurry vision. Lasik laser eye surgery will use laser beams that will then reshape the cornea. This will allow the patient to see clearly and get rid of those contacts and glasses forever.
During the lasik eye surgery procedure, the specialist will then cut a small piece of tissue from the cornea. After the tissue has been removed, a laser will then reshape the collagen this is a vital process of the surgery.
The surgery typically will take not even a 1/2 hour for both of your eyes, hence their is not a need for a long stay on the hospital.
Lasik surgery is a common procedure in the United States and all over the world; millions have said they were quite pleased with the results. Still, the cost, which reach up to several thousand dollars just for on eye, can be prohibitive. The procedure is still relatively new as well so the long-term effects of this seemingly ground-breaking procedure remains to be seen.
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