LASIK is one of the most common laser correction surgeries to correct astigmatism. If you have astigmatism, without corrective lenses you experience…
LASIK is the most commonly performed laser eye surgery to treat hyperopia (farsightedness), as well as myopia (nearsightedness) and astigmatism. Hyperopia is the medical term…
LASIK is the most commonly performed laser eye surgery to treat myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. Myopia is the medical term for “nearsightedness”.  Being nearsighted means…
This word refers to vision problems associated with the cornea, including astigmatism, hyperopia and myopia.
The pupil is the dark opening in the visible eye. It will open when more light is needed to see, and it…
“Presbys” is Greek for “old man” and “opia” refers to the eye. Presbyopia typically occurs in our late thirties or early forties,…
LASIK is an acronym that allows us to quickly say, “laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis.” This is more simply said as “reshaping the…
“Keratos” is the Greek word for cornea, and “mileusis” means to reshape. Together they mean to reshape the cornea.
“Keratos” is the Greek word for cornea, and “otomy” means to create an incision. Together they mean to create an incision in…
“Keratos” is the Greek word for cornea, and “ectomy” means to remove. Together they mean to remove corneal tissue.
PRK is a corneal procedure where the superficial cornea is removed to improve vision. PRK is an alternative to LASIK.
The iris is the colored portion of the visible eye. It is a muscle that affects the size of the pupil, depending…