LASIK Eye Surgery – Is it Worth the Cost – WTNZ
There are several laser refractive surgery variations, and LASIK is the most popular and most commonly performed procedure of them all. LASIK stands for laser-assisted in-situ-keratomileusis and is a type of laser eye surgery performed to improve vision. This procedure helps correct farsightedness, near-sightedness, and astigmatism. According to The Vision Council, over 195 million people in the United States have undergone some form of vision correction, and approximately 700,000 people annually have LASIK done. Laser eye surgery involves permanently reshaping a patient’s corneas. While it is considered a minimally invasive procedure, there are some potential risks involved. However, the benefits of this procedure often outweigh the possible risks.