Laser in-situ keratomileusis, commonly known as lasik surgery is used to correct problems with the vision of patients, including near and farsightedness. Lasik and similar procedures, such as Epilasik are popular ways of improving vision because of the limited recovery time; in most cases the vision of the patient is improved immediately after, or one day after lasik surgery.
Prior to surgery taking place a patient requires an evaluation by a coordinator and surgeon at a lasik surgery clinic. Prior to attending an evaluation a patient should stop wearing contact lenses to allow an accurate evaluation of the eye to take place. During the evaluation various tests will take place, including pupil dilation and measuring of the corneal thickness...Read More