LASIK? Should you try it

My Di Locaco wasn’t a blind, but she loved reading the eye care sections of all these magazines I was reading. On there they would talk about the benefits and potential dangers of LASIK. I still wear glasses and I do not intend on getting LASIK, but this article intrigued me.

“If you’re tired of wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses, you may wonder whether laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery is right for you. After all, LASIK surgery has a good track record and most people are satisfied with the results.

However, LASIK surgery isn’t the most appropriate vision-correction option for everyone, and it’s not without risks. Read on to determine whether you’re a good candidate for LASIK surgery.

When is LASIK surgery a good choice?

LASIK surgery is a type of refractive eye surgery. During the procedure, an eye surgeon creates a flap in the cornea, and then uses a laser to reshape the cornea and correct focusing problems in the eye. LASIK surgery is most appropriate for people who have a moderate degree of:

A good surgical outcome depends on careful evaluation of your eyes before the surgery.”

The decision to get LASIK just became that much harder for me. I wonder what my dog would say!

To read more go to http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/lasik-eye-surgery/in-depth/lasik-surgery/art-20045751

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