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Lasik Surgery Stigmatisms
It is your choice.: Lasik surgery for astigmatism is done to decrease the patient's need for glasses. The only benefit is reduced reliance on glasses or contact lenses. Complications are unusual, but include loss of vision. Talk to your ophthalmologist to decide whether you wish this done. ...Read more
LASIK: Typically yes. The majority of astigmatism can be corrected with refractive surgery. However, in patients with severe astigmatism or with irregular corneas inducing astigmatism, it is not recommended these patient undergo surgery. A detailed examination with an eye surgeon specializing in vision correction surgery such as LASIK/PRK is the best next step to determine if you are a good candidate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
LASIK 4 astigmatism: Some of my happiest lasik patients have been those with astigmatism. Those that have astigmatism have to point of focus where objects are clear. Some lasers treat mixed astigmatism easily and in one step. Others are less effective at doing so. The visx custom wavefront system does a great job with mixed astigmatism. http://www.doctorsforvisualfreedom.com/lasik-and-astigmatism.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me what to expect with someone who has had lasik surgery with moderate to severe astigmatism?
Astigmatism ; LASIK: Astigmatism is correctable with lasik eye surgery. Very high amounts of astigmatism may not correct fully. In some instances there may be a return of part of the astigmatism during healing. In this case, a second (enhancement) procedure may be advisable. I have often times had patients tell me that they didn't think astigmatism was correctable with lasik. Often they are pleasantly surprised. ...Read more
I have a lazy eye and at the same I have very bad astigmatism in the same eye. Can i get lasik eye surgery on it ?
Which laser eye surgery correct both my nearsightedness and astigmatism? Do either of the popular types of laser eye surgery, lasik or prk, fix these issues so that i'll have 20/20 vision or close to it? I can't wear contacts; i've worn glasses since i wa
What is the best type of vision correction surgery for someone with astigmatism? I'm tired of wearing glasses and contacts, but I have severe astigmatism. What type of vision correction surgery would be best for me?
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