Instead of wearing eyeglasses to correct astigmatism, some people opt for lasik surgery to enjoy its permanent corrective effect. However, many shun away from this procedure because they feel it is too risky. But how can you be sure if this type is surgery is your best option for your vision correction? LASIK stands for Laser Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis. This is one option for those who are tired of wearing eyeglasses to correct their vision problem.
This has a good track of record with satisfactory results. However, you need to know that this type of surgery does not work the same way to everyone. Though they can be safe for some, they can be risky to others. Hence, it is important for you to consult with your doctor about it before deciding to submit for this surgery.
Lasik surgery is one type of a refractive eye surgery. In this procedure, the surgeon will make a flap in the cornea. The cornea will then be reshaped with the use of a laser. This will correct the eye's focusing problem. This type of surgery is also best for those suffering from nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. But the final say if it's the right method for you will still come from your doctor.