Vision Correction Surgery Directory
Vision correction surgery (refractive eye surgery) is a procedure that corrects nearsightedness, farsightedness, or presbyopia. Some common types of surgery are LASIK, LASEK, PRK, and more. Side effects may include temporary dry eyes. Results are improving -- most people have 20/20 vision after surgery for many years. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how vision correction surgery is done, who is a good candidate, and much more.
LASEK Eye Surgery
WebMD looks at LASEK eye surgery, including its advantages and disadvantages and side effects.
What to Expect From Cataract Surgery
Find out what happens during cataract surgery, how to prepare, and what YAG surgery can do for you if you find your vision starts to get cloudy again.
Low Vision and Your Eyes
Learn more from WebMD about low vision, an impairment that affects 14 million Americans.
Types of Refractive Laser Eye Surgery
Information on various types of refractive and laser eye surgery to correct vision problems.
A Less Invasive Corneal Transplant Surgery
Although still an experimental surgery, DSAEK corneal transplants seem to be catching on. We talk to an expert in the field and speak to a patient who’s hoping for a new focus on life.
Halos and Glare
Halos and glares can be the sign of a serious eye problem.