LASIK eye surgery safe in long-term, experts say

LASIK eye surgery to correct a person’s vision has been in use since the mid-1990s, but lingering questions as to the long-term effects still come to mind for past and potential patients. But LASIK recipients can rest easy: Studies have shown that the surgeries have little negative effect and in fact, are now safer and more beneficial than ever.
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Surgeon experiences ‘humanness’ of fear during LASIK

We have better and more efficient instrumentation and lasers, larger ablation and blend zones, thinner flaps created by latest generation microkeratomes and femtosecond lasers, and the ability to treat larger degrees of myopia, astigmatism and hyperopia. All of this, along with sophisticated nomograms, has led to more precise outcomes with lower enhancement rates, less pronounced and less frequent side effects such as dry eye and night difficulties, and happier patients overall.
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LASIK surgery: Is it right for you?

If you're tired of wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses, you may wonder whether laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery is right for you. After all, LASIK surgery has a good track record and most people are satisfied with the results.
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