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Questions and answers on laser vision correction

LASIK, which stands for Laser In-situ Keratomileusis, is a popular surgery that can correct vision in nearsighted, farsighted, or astigmatism people. It’s one of many vision correction surgeries that work by reshaping your cornea, the clear front part of your eye so that light focuses on the retina in the back of your eye.
 Contact lenses conform to the curvature of your eye, providing a wider field of view and causing fewer vision distortions and obstructions than eyeglasses.  Contact lenses won't clash with what you're wearing.  Contact lenses typically aren't affected by weather conditions and won't fog up in cold weather like glasses.  Glasses are easier to put on and take off, and they're easier to clean.
LASIK surgery is the best safest and commonly performed vision correction surgery.
FDA approved LASIK for anyone 18 years or older, but since adult vision is typically at its healthiest from age 19 to 40, people within this range are perfect candidates.
A person with 20/40 vision sees things at 20 feet that most people who don't need vision correction can see at 40 feet. A 20/40 score is less than perfect, but life with this visual acuity is not generally difficult. In some states, you can drive with a 20/40 score and need no correction at all.
 Nearsightedness (myopia).  Farsightedness (hyperopia).  Astigmatism. Objects are blurred at any distance.  Presbyopia or aging eye.
While removing layers of the epithelium to expose the underlying cornea, corneal scar depth may be decreased or even remove the scar entirely and obviates the flap complications is a characteristic of LASIK.
The cost of vision correction varies according to the condition and the technique used for the treatment, generally cost range from 1,000 euros to 2,500 euros.