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Laser Eye Surgery Directory

Laser eye surgery, or refractive surgery, is done to correct vision problems. There are many types including LASIK, LASEK, PRK, ALK, and more. These can help cure astigmatism, farsightedness, and nearsightedness. Some side effects may include overcorrection, undercorrection, infection, halos, and more. You should discuss these with your doctor to learn more. Before deciding on surgery, you should find out if you're a candidate and if your insurance covers this procedure. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how laser eye surgery is performed, what to expect during recovery, and much more.

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