What is Laser Vision Correction?

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You want to see the world each morning when you
wake up.

You wonder what it would be like to open your eyes in the swimming pool and see clearly.

You imagine what it would be like to jog in the rain, or play with your children without worrying about your contacts or glasses.

Laser vision correction is an alternative to eyeglasses and contact lenses that can help you see more, naturally. The concept behind laser vision correction is simple—reshaping the front of the eye to change its focusing power. These elegant procedures are safe and effective with the right patient. They are anything but trivial though, and require a great deal of careful consideration and personalization.

Not every individual is a safe candidate for refractive surgery. Only a thorough preoperative evaluation can determine if laser vision correction is for you and, if so, which laser vision correction procedure is most appropriate.

There are many forms of laser vision correction, including: