Yes. Yes laser eye surgery can correct a wide range of myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism.
Laser eye surgery. The most common use of lasik is for myopia (nearsightedness). Lasers can also treat astigmatism and hyperopia.
Yes. Absolutely, and these are the best candidates for it!
Yes. Yes. Most myopic patients do well with laser eye surgery. Although the laser are approved off higher correction, I generally treat up to -10 d (as long as everything else is normal.
Sure. But there are many side effects. Do a web search on this.
Yes. See an ophthalmologist / lasik specialist to see if you are a candidate based on amount of correction, corneal thickness, and corneal topography (shape of your cornea).
Yes. Yes. Most levels of myopia and astigmatism can be corrected with laser eye surgery.
Do you mean. Recovery or cost? Results are very good. Lasik is not however for everyone, there are some who are not good candidates, they don't meet the treatment criteria. Talk with and make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to get the details.
Almost always. Nearsightedness is the most common thing treated with lasik. Your lasik surgeon will determine if you qualify and if so, it is safe and effective.
It works. It is a good option for people who want to reduce their need for glasses or contacts. It is well-established, readily available and reasonably priced. What's holding you up?
No. There have been trial of multifocal lasik done in europe with good results, but in the us it is not available.
NO. It can correct hyperopia but cannot correct presbyopia.