LASIK Articles & Stories

LASIK Treatment Can Induce Cornea Clouding

LASIK Treatment Can Induce Cornea Clouding

While laser eye surgery typically results in miraculously restored vision, there are some cases in which the very center of the cornea clouds up and actually worsens vision.      That’s the bad news, according to a recent study done by a pair of Los Angeles ophthalmologis... Read More


Strengthening Eye Collagen Fixes 2 Vision Disorders

Strengthening Eye Collagen Fixes 2 Vision Disorders

Two little-known but related eye conditions, one stemming from LASIK vision-correction surgery, plunge sufferers into a world of blurriness and sensitivity to glare and light. But a novel development involving treatment with vitamin B2 drops and ultraviolet light, already approved in Europe, h... Read More


Help for Those Beyond LASIK's Help

Help for Those Beyond LASIK's Help

Although LASIK eye surgery gives the gift of restored vision to hundreds of thousands of Americans each year, there are some people who are so nearsighted - near or past being legally blind - that the laser surgery simply can't help them. For those people, implantable contact lenses may be... Read More


Dry Eye Afflicts Many Menopausal Women

Dry Eye Afflicts Many Menopausal Women

Women who are in the midst of menopause, who are close to it, or who have just finished it are likely to experience dry eye syndrome, according to recent research. The condition can be caused by aging, LASIK eye surgery, inflammation and various diseases. "[But] for many women, dry eye is ... Read More


Epi-LASIK Surgery Better in Two Ways

Epi-LASIK Surgery Better in Two Ways

A relatively new eye surgery technique improves patients' recovery times and reduces the postoperative pain they experience. The Epi-LASIK procedure was developed to avoid some of the potential problems with the LASIK and LASEK eye-surgery techniques. Procedurally speaking, Epi-LASIK falls in... Read More


Pregnancy and LASIK Don't Mix

Pregnancy and LASIK Don't Mix

When a woman is pregnant or breastfeeding, her hormonal balance shifts dramatically. This causes her body to retain more fluid. And when this happens, her eyes' lenses swell, too, making a correct diagnosis to fix her vision problems with LASIK surgery all but impossible. When the lens swells... Read More


Lasik Helps U.S. Retain Pilots, Astronauts

Lasik Helps U.S. Retain Pilots, Astronauts

The natural human aging process is in a constant war with the U.S. military and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Aging has always degraded the vision of Air Force pilots, Navy divers and NASA astronauts - and this has made it difficult for the respective services to retain t... Read More


Lasik Innovation Produces Improved Results

Lasik Innovation Produces Improved Results

In a recent study, a procedure called wavefront-guided Lasik surgery has produced better results in the area of night vision than conventional Lasik surgery. "Average night-driving performance was reduced after conventional Lasik and improved after wavefront-guided," said Steven C. Schallhorn... Read More


Study of Myopic Patients Reveals Benefits of LASIK

Study of Myopic Patients Reveals Benefits of LASIK

Myopia, or near-sightedness, affects approximately 25% of Americans between the ages of 12 and 54. Though glasses are the common quick fix to myopia, laser eye surgery has become more commonly used to correct vision problems since being introduced in the early 1990's. Though over 18 million L... Read More


La Fuerza Aérea permite a los pilotos volar con una cirugía Lasik

La Fuerza Aérea permite a los pilotos volar con una cirugía Lasik

Por primera vez la fuerza aérea Estadounidense está permitiendo volar a los aspirantes a pilotos y a los miembros de la tripulación aérea, aún si se han sometido a una cirugía ocular Lasik. Desde el 2001, la fuerza aérea ha permitido a los candidatos a pilotos o miembros de tripulación de que... Read More


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