{Flood} Laser Eye Surgery or LASIK

eyeLASIK is a type of laser eye surgery in Chicago, IL deemed safe by the FDA to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and  in vision. The surgical procedure permanently reshapes the cornea using a laser to remove a small amount of tissue.

Laser eye surgery is for the correction of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. {Flood} LASIK surgery is performed by an ophthalmologist who uses a laser or microkeratome to reshape the eye’s cornea in order to improve vision. For most patients, LASIK provides a permanent alternative to eyeglasses or contact lenses.

As of 2011, over 11 million LASIK procedures had been performed in the United States alone and as of 2009 over 28 million have been performed worldwide.

Surveys patient satisfaction from LASIK eye surgery to between 92 and 98 percent. In March 2008, The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery published a patient satisfaction analysis of over 3,000 peer-reviewed articles from international clinical journals. Data from the prior 10 years revealed a 95.4 percent patient satisfaction rate among LASIK patients.

This procedure can help Chicago, IL residents see what they have missed!

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