You will receive anesthetic drops to numb your eyes, making you more comfortable during the procedure.
Light energy is then used to precisely reshape the cornea.
In minutes the procedure is over and healing begins – generally without pain or bandages.
Recovery is short – you can typically return to normal activities the next day.
1. Stulting RD, Fant BS; T-CAT Study Group. Results of topography-guided laser in situ keratomileusis custom abalation treatment with a refractive excimer laser. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2016;42(1):11-18. Study description: Prospective, nonrandomized, multicenter study of 249 eyes with myopia (up to -9D) or myopic astigmatism of 6.0 D or less. Outcome measures included manifest refraction, UDVA, CDVA and visual symptoms up to 12 months. 2. In a subset of 124 patients in the clinical study, 122 responded that they would have LASIK again.