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Eye Health Center

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An Overview of Refractive and Laser Eye Surgery

Are Refractive and Laser Eye Surgeries Safe and Effective? continued...

Refractive and laser eye surgeries require healthy eyes that are free from retinal problems, corneal scars, and any eye disease.

Beyond side effects, there are other questions to ask before deciding on refractive or laser eye surgery, such as:

  • Will your insurance cover the cost of laser eye surgery?
  • How long will recovery take?
  • Will there be any activity restrictions after laser eye surgery?

As technology progresses more and more, it is very important that you explore all options and possibilities before deciding which vision repair treatment is right for you.

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler, MD on November 05, 2013
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