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What Is The Difference Between Yag And Lasik Surgery
Unusual,flap no flap: Many potential complications but the most serious are very unusual. Usually temporary side effects are glare, halos, light sensitivity, dry eye. A more complete list of possibilities for each procedure can be found at your eye surgeon's office. Ek removes the outer layer of the cornea without a flap, and ik goes below the surface to create a flap. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What is the difference between lasik and cataract surgery. I still want to wear eyeglasses. Will I be able to?
Yes: As i mentioned before there are over 20 ways of performing laser vision corrective techniques among close to 40 vision corrective procedures to help people see without glasses and contact lenses. The term laser eye surgery includes lasik as one among them. All laser vision surgeries re-shape the cornea to help correct the refractive error. Lasik in particular involves making a flap. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Goals differ: LASIK (and also PRK) use a specific type of laser to sculpt a new lens power for the eye. These eliminate the need for eyeglasses or contacts. laser eye surgery is a general term which includes LASIK but indicates any use of laser to treat various eye problems like glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and some other conditions. They are both aspects of the use of lasers for eye treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thinking of getting corrective vision surgery. Should i get Lasik or PRK surgery? Which is better and whats the difference? And which is cheaper?
Decision: Your doctor will advise which procedure is best for you.the price depends on what you need. ...Read more