LASIK Topic Index

Looking for information related to LASIK refractive eye surgery? Better Vision Guide features a wide array of LASIK news and information. View our complete list of LASIK topics below:

LASIK Basics
Is LASIK right for you? Start answering that question by learning the basics about the popular refractive surgery.

LASIK Risks
LASIK is an incredibly safe and effective procedure, but like any surgery, it does have its share of risks. Learn about these risks and potential complications to better inform your treatment decision.

LASIK Cost
How much does LASIK cost? It’s not quite as simple as that. We break down the various factors that can influence cost, and weigh the price difference between standard LASIK and Bladeless Wavefront LASIK.

LASIK Recovery
What to expect after LASIK surgery, including recovery tips and answers to some of the most commonly asked patient questions.

How to Choose a LASIK Surgeon
Once you’ve decided to have LASIK, what’s the best way to go about selecting a surgeon?

Dry Eye After LASIK
Post-LASIK dry eye is a common side effect of treatment. What causes it and how is it treated?

Monovision Blended LASIK
Learn about the benefits of Monovision and Blended LASIK, and how the procedures differ.

LASIK vs. Cataract Surgery
How are these two popular treatments different, and what about them is similar?

Cataract Surgery after LASIK
Can you have cataract surgery if you’ve previously had LASIK? The simple answer is “yes,” but there’s more to it.

Contact Lenses after LASIK
Contact lenses may be appropriate for some people after LASIK surgery. Find out why.

Cost of LASIK vs. Contacts
Weigh the cost of LASIK surgery with the cost of wearing contact lenses to correct vision.

LASIK vs. SMILE
LASIK is the most commonly performed refractive surgery, but SMILE has been gaining in popularity.

LASIK vs. Phakic IOLs
LASIK and phakic IOLs can both help you achieve 20/20 vision, but which is right for you?

Phakic IOLs
Phakic IOLs offer a reliable alternative to laser vision correction. Evaluate their benefits, risks and cost.

LASIK vs. PRK
Before LASIK there was PRK. But that doesn’t mean PRK isn’t still alive and kicking. Compare the refractive procedures.

Am I Too Old for LASIK?
The idea that there is an age limit for LASIK is a common misconception. Learn more about what can really disqualify you from treatment.

Diabetes and LASIK
Diabetes isn’t necessarily disqualifying when it comes to LASIK, but it sometimes can be. Learn more.

5 Reasons not to Fear LASIK
As safe and common as LASIK is, many people are still a bit apprehensive. Here are five reasons you shouldn’t fear LASIK.

PRK LASEK EPI LASIK
If LASIK isn’t right for you, perhaps you achieve the correction you want with PRK, LASEK or EPI LASIK.

Contoura Topography Guided LASIK
Treatments and technologies are always improving. Are you a candidate for this advanced form of LASIK?

Post-LASIK Refraction and Pregnancy
Can the hormonal changes associated with pregnancy impact the results of your LASIK surgery?

8 Common LASIK Myths
Fact or fiction? Check out eight of the most common LASIK myths that might be keeping you from getting treatment.

Find a Surgeon
Ready to book a consultation? Find the LASIK surgeons practicing nearest you.

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