Is laser eye surgery the best option?
PRK is still commonly used, but LASIK (see below) is by far the most popular laser procedure today.
Recent technological advances have given eye surgeons better methods of creating thinner flaps in a predictable way, meaning that people with thin corneas now might be candidates for a LASIK procedure.
Is smile better than Lasik?
LASIK is an extremely effective, safe, and trusted option. Its one downside is it is a more complex procedure than its successor, SMILE, because it uses two lasers and creates a flap during surgery. Because of this, there is a potential for flap-related complications post-surgery.11 Apr 2017
Is Lasik Safe 2019?
For most people, LASIK is a safe, successful procedure that corrects vision for at least several years. LASIK does not work for everyone, and in some instances, it can fail. There are associated risks to the procedure since it is surgery, and there are potential side effects that remain after the surgery.
How much does Lasik cost?
While charges for LASIK procedures vary widely by practice and region, the average cost of LASIK is between $1,500 to $3,000 per eye depending on the type of the procedure, surgeon and region of the country. Often extremely low prices of $399 or $695 are very unrealistic and considered bait and switch pricing.