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Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)Excimer laser

Laser Assisted In-Situ Keratomilieusis (LASIK) is one of the ways of applying an excimer treatment. LASIK uses the accuracy and precision of the Excimer laser to alter the shape of the cornea in an attempt to change the way the light is focused or refracted by the eye, thereby reducing or eliminating the need for glasses or contact lenses.

In LASIK, the first step of the procedure requires shaping a thin flap via a Femto Laser which is then lifted, and the middle portion of the cornea (stroma) is then reshaped with the excimer laser.

The flap is then repositioned over the excimer treated area.

The chief benefit of Lasik vs TransPRK is a more rapid return of vision. 

The approximate minimal age range for Laser Vision Correction is 18-21. That’s because we require a "stable" prescription. Thus the ideal LASIK candidate has a stable refraction since one year, healthy corneas and a strong motivation to eliminate or reduce his dependence from glasses or contact lenses.

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