LASIK Eye Surgery Procedures

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LASIK eye surgery is a complicated process. There are many different types. Here is a review of the different procedures of LASIK.

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LASIK Eye Surgery Procedures

  1. 1. LASIK Eye Surgery Procedures
  2. 2. Bladeless LASIK EyeSurgeryBladeless LASIK is when a silentcomputer-guided laser is used to createa customized corneal flap. It allowssurgeons to treat a wider variety ofpatients, such as patients with thincorneas.
  3. 3. Bladeless LASIK
  4. 4. Custom LASIK EyeSurgeryYour cornea is like a fingerprint; no two arealike. Custom LASIK creates a customizedmap for each eye. This allows for treatment oftiny imperfections in the eye that can impactquality of vision. Custom LASIK improvesnight vision and is more suitable for thoserequiring higher levels of precision andtreatment accuracy than Conventional LASIKcan provide.
  5. 5. Custom LASIK
  6. 6. Conventional LASIK EyeSurgeryThe original LASIK procedure,Conventional LASIK is when yourprescription is manually entered into thelaser and the surgeon uses a blade to createthe corneal flap.
  7. 7. Conventional LASIK
  8. 8. MonovisionMonovision is when you and your doctormay decide to leave one eye slightlynearsighted before performing LASIK. Itis generally elected by people who havealready elected monovision correctionwith their contacts.
  9. 9. Monovision
  10. 10. PRKPRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy) utilizesthe excimer laser, like LASIK, to shape thecurvature of the eye and treatnearsightedness, farsightedness, andastigmatism. A PRK procedure differs fromLASIK as it is performed on the surface ofthe eye and no flap is created. It is suitablefor people with larger pupils, thin corneas,dry eyes and those who have other cornealissues.
  11. 11. PRK
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