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.
LASIK Eye Surgery and Other Refractive Surgeries
WebMD tells you what you need to know about refractive eye surgeries to improve vision, including what's involved in the procedures and how much they cost.
Astigmatic Keratotomy Eye Surgery
WebMD looks at the eye surgeries called astigmatic keratotomy and radial keratotomy.
What Is Open-Angle Glaucoma?
Open-angle glaucoma is by far the most common type of glaucoma and a top cause of blindness. Learn if you may be at risk for it, what to look for, and how to get treated.
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.
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.