What is the success rate for laser vision correction?

The latest research reports 99 percent of patients achieve better than 20/40 vision and more than 90 percent achieve 20/20 or better. In addition, LASIK has an unprecedented 96 percent patient satisfaction rate – the highest of any elective procedure.

What is the success rate for laser vision correction?

The latest research reports 99 percent of patients achieve better than 20/40 vision and more than 90 percent achieve 20/20 or better. In addition, LASIK has an unprecedented 96 percent patient satisfaction rate – the highest of any elective procedure.

Which laser is used to correct vision problems?

LASIK (laser in-situ keratomileusis). This makes up 90% to 95% of all laser vision correction surgery. It has the broadest range of uses. LASIK is a procedure that permanently changes the shape of the clear covering of the front of the eye (the cornea).

How is LASIK correction determined?

LASIK eye surgery works by gently reshaping your cornea with a laser. This means the shape and size of your cornea can determine whether laser vision correction can fix your prescription. Our surgeons will measure the thickness of your cornea to see if you have enough tissue for LASIK to be effective.

What is the safest laser vision correction?

The FDA approved SMILE, the latest advance in laser vision surgery, in 2016. It has been shown to be as effective and safe as LASIK, and it is currently available for the treatment of myopia and myopic astigmatism.

What is the maximum eye power for LASIK?

The Maximum Number of Eye Power So, if the thickness of your cornea is less than 495 it is clearly a no for your Lasik surgery. Thus the maximum number of power that can be corrected through Lasik surgery is -8.0. Whereas the maximum limit for plus number is +5.0.

What is the minimum prescription for LASIK?

In order to qualify for LASIK, your eyes must meet certain requirements. The average refractive prescription that qualifies for laser eye surgery is: Nearsighted ness up to -8.0 diopters. Astigmatism up to -3.0 diopters.

How can I pay for laser vision correction surgery?

Pay for your laser vision correction surgery over time with an open, flexible loan that is available on your terms. Fast and easy with no required down payments, LASIK Cataract Center offers financing for your laser eye surgery.

What is LASIK eye surgery?

LASIK is one of the oldest vision correction surgery procedures, having been used for 25 years. In a LASIK procedure, a doctor uses a laser or tiny blade to create a small flap in the cornea. Next, a surgeon reshapes the cornea with a laser so that light entering the eye is properly focused. The procedure is brief, lasting around 15 minutes.

How has vision correction surgery changed over the last 25 years?

Over the last 25 years, vision correction surgery has consistently improved thanks to the advancement of medical technologies. This has also allowed new vision correction surgery options to emerge. Keep reading to learn about vision correction surgery options to see which choice is right for you.

How can I pay for LASIK with Flexible Spending Accounts?

Flexible spending accounts (offered by some employers) will allow you to save pre-tax dollars to pay for LASIK Pay for your laser vision correction surgery over time with an open, flexible loan that is available on your terms. Fast and easy with no required down payments, LASIK Cataract Center offers financing for your laser eye surgery.