Those with poor vision that requires contact lenses or glasses often consider laser eye surgery to fix their sight. Ultimately, laser eye surgery usually offers a permanent solution to poor vision, but there are some cases where problems can occur.
In this article, we’re going to look closer at what laser eye surgery is, how it works and exactly what risks are associated with it. In general, it’s a very safe procedure that can dramatically improve your quality of life. But, it’s always worth speaking with an experienced optometrist or eye surgeon to make sure that you understand the procedure and what it involves.
What Is Laser Eye Surgery?
To put it simply, laser eye surgery involves removing a small part of your eye tissue to fix issues with light focusing. When performed correctly, there’s a high chance of you coming out of the procedure with 20/20 vision, or at least something very close.
There are three main types of laser eye surgery, including: