How does LASIK surgery offer a permanent solution to vision problems?
LASIK surgery, or Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis, permanently changes the shape of your cornea to help you reduce or eliminate your need for glasses or contacts. This procedure is tailored to the unique characteristics of your eyes, ensuring that you get the best results possible.
What are the advantages of LASIK eye surgery over eyeglasses or contact lenses?
LASIK eye surgery offers several advantages over traditional eyewear. Firstly, it has a high success rate and minimal patient recovery time. Moreover, it’s endorsed by NASA and the United States military as the preferred method of vision correction. One year after having blade-free LASIK, 98% of patients could see significant improvement in their vision.
How long does the LASIK procedure take, and what can I expect during the surgery?
The LASIK procedure is quick and efficient. The eye surgeons at Louisiana Eye & Laser Center use the most advanced technology available to ensure that you get the best results. Blade-free LASIK is the only type of LASIK performed by our surgeons, making it the safest and most accurate technique.
Am I a suitable candidate for LASIK eye surgery?
To be a suitable candidate for LASIK, you should be at least 18 years of age, have an adequate corneal thickness, and have a stable eyeglass or contact lens prescription for at least two years. An otherwise normal eye exam and normal corneal topography are also required.
What is the success rate of LASIK surgery for vision correction?
The success rate of LASIK surgery is remarkably high. According to FDA CustomVue® trials, 100% of patients could pass a driving test one year after having blade-free LASIK.
How does LASIK surgery compare to other vision correction surgeries?
LASIK is one of the most commonly performed elective procedures in the country. It is safe, effective, and offers quick recovery times compared to other vision correction surgeries.