to the latest exciting alternative to glasses and contacts.
LASIK brings together the science of the Excimer Laser and
the skill of the surgeon to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness,
and astigmatism. LASIK is a brief outpatient procedure that
could significantly lessen your dependence on corrective lenses.
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the Excimer Laser, the LASIK procedure reshapes the cornea
with laser technology (place your cursor over the "eye" image
above). LASIK is used to treat low to high amounts of nearsightedness,
astigmatism, and farsightedness. LASIK combines the computer
controlled precision of the Excimer Laser with the benefits
of another type of refractive surgery called Lamellar Keratoplasty
(a procedure where an instrument known as a microkeratome
makes a small flap in the outer layer of the cornea).