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Info on LASIK Eye Surgery?

Question: Info On Lasik Eye Surgery?


Answer:

LASIK eye surgery is a refractive surgery of the eye. This means that it corrects the refraction of the light that goes into the eye.

LASIK stands for Laser Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis and it is performed to correct myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism or at least reduce the dependence on glasses of the patient.

As its names implies, LASIK is performed with the help of a laser, specially designed for the surgery.

This laser is called Excimer Laser and it is a special laser which can etch the tissue that is needed to fix, without burning or damaging surrounding tissue which could delay the recovery period.



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