Corrective Eye Surgery

Confused about the many types of laser eye surgery, lens implants and other corrective eye surgery choices? There’s much to know, but the good news is that, depending upon your personal eye exam, health, age and a few other factors, it IS possible to make sense out of this overwhelming volume of information and terminology.

This site is designed to help you learn about common eye conditions, different eye treatments, who might be a candidate for each treatment, the risks, cost, financing options and more.

Refractive Eye Surgery

Refractive eye surgery corrects refractive errors. These include nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia. These surgeries correct refractive errors:

Conductive Keratoplasty (CK) – To treat hyperopia (farsightedness) Laser Thermal Keratoplasty (LTK) – To treat hyperopia (farsightedness)

Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) – The beginning of Eye Surgery

Lasik and Laser Vision Surgery – Several laser eye surgery methods

Lasik -Are you a good canidate

Lasik blade vs bladeless

Custom Lasik – Astronomical technology for diagnostics and surgery

Lasik -How Lasik works

Lasik -Enhancement

Lasik – Increase your chances for success

Epi-Lasik – A variation of Lasik

Lasers – Choose the best for you: – Comparing the most popular refractive surgery to a non-surgical option.

Lasik Results – What to expect from

Lasik surgey risk – Learn about the risks and complications

Lasik – What happens when Lasik doesn’t go as expected

Lasik and Dry Eyes

PresbyLasik – Multifocal Lasik to give you clear vision at all distances

Presbyopia Surgery – Several options to treat presbyopia

Implantable Lenses (Phakic IOLs) Implantable Lenses (Phakic IOLs)

Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) – A non-reversible cataract surgery and treatment for refractive error

Intacs vs. Corneal Transplant – For treating keratoconus or severe nearsightedness

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