What is the success rate of near-sighted laser eye surgery treatments?

Very good. The actual rates vary based on the definition of success and various physical parameters of the eye. However, if you have been deemed a good candidate by a refractive surgeon, the success rate of laser treatment is extremely high, well over 99% in most cases.

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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? Read more...

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. Read more...

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. Read more...

What are some common treatments using laser eye surgery?

Vision correction. I assume is what you are asking. They reshape the cornea. Other laser surgery is to cauterize blood vessels in the eye in cases of diabetic retinopathy. Read more...

What is a laser eye surgery for rapid eye movement and nearsightedness?

Laser eye surgery. It is possible with some laser platforms to do corneal refractive laser surgery on a patient with nystagmus (if that is what you mean by rapid eye movement), in order to correct myopia. Surface ablation / prk would likely be the best choice, if the rest of the evaluation indicates the procedure would be safe for that patient. Read more...

Do most patients achieve 20/20 vision after laser eye surgery? I'm considering laser eye surgery. As far as I know, the only problem with my eyes is nearsightedness, and there is no history of glaucoma or other eye disorders in my family. Is there a good

Yes, . Yes, depending on the technique you can achieve 20/20 or better uncorrected vision in most cases. Most studies achieve this benchmark in 90-95% of patients. I personally had intralase lasik on my own eyes 4 years ago and still have a 20/10 result (about 3 lines better than 20/20). Provided you are a good candidate and willing to tolerate a small chance of surgical complications then the surgery results are quite good. For full disclosure, individual results do vary for many different reasons which your surgeon can discuss with you. I have no financial interests in intralase technology or any other refractive company. Best regards, jc. Read more...
20/20. Most patients are corrected to 20/ 20 vision. There are pre- lasik tests that need to be measured to make sure you are a good candidate for lasik. Read more...
Yes. Most myopic patients achieve 20/20 after lasik . High myopia and high degrees of astigmatism may reduce the probability of getting 20/20. Read more...