Can laser eye surgery correct myopia?

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.

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Can laser eye surgery correct myopic near sightedness?

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.

Is there laser eye surgery available for myopic astigmatism?

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.

How is laser eye surgery to correct nearsightedness?

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.

Is it safe to get laser eye surgery to correct nearsightedness?

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.

Tell me more about laser eye surgery for nearsightedness?

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?

Other than monovision, can laser eye surgery correct presbyopia?

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.