Articles Tagged: PRK LASIK

All-Laser LASIK Review

All Laser LASIKThe first laser eye surgery required the use of a metal blade to cut a flap in the cornea so the underlying tissue could be reshaped with a laser. Today, people who wish to correct their vision surgically can opt for no touch laser eye surgery. In all-laser LASIK, a special laser is used to cut the flap in the cornea. After that, another laser is used to reshape the underlying tissue. Patients who opt for all-laser LASIK can take comfort in the assurance that these lasers are very precisely calculated so there is minimal risk.

7 Tips For Fast PRK Laser Eye Surgery Recovery

PRK Laser Eye SurgeryIf you wear glasses or contacts, you have probably asked yourself, “Am I a LASIK candidate?” LASIK is short for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis. It is a surgical procedure to permanently reshape a person’s cornea in order to correct certain vision problems. In this surgery, a flap is made in the cornea. A laser is used to reshape the cornea. The flap is closed and heals, usually without stitches. Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK LASIK) is a no touch laser eye surgery.