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What are the benefits of LASIK eye surgery?

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  • LASIK has many benefits, including: It corrects vision. Around 96% of patients will have their desired vision after LASIK. An enhancement can further increase this number.
  • LASIK is associated with very little pain because of the numbing drops that are used.
  • Vision is corrected nearly immediately or by the day after LASIK.
  • No bandages or stitches are required after LASIK.
  • Adjustments can be made years after LASIK to further correct vision if vision changes while you age.
  • After having LASIK, most patients have a dramatic reduction in eyeglass or contact lens dependence and many patients no longer need them at all.

From: LASIK Eye Surgery WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: The Food and Drug Administration.

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on April 19, 2018

SOURCE: The Food and Drug Administration.

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on April 19, 2018

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