If you have diabetes, you’re at risk for diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of vision loss in adults. The only way to protect your vision is with an ophthalmologist on your team to catch eye disease while there’s time to protect your vision.
LASIK is a refractive surgery that uses a laser on one or both eyes to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. LASIK corrects your vision by reshaping your cornea to improve how your eye focuses. As with any surgical procedure, it is important to consider the potential benefits and risks. Carefully weigh the LASIK pros and cons listed below.
For many Atlanta patients, the benefits of LASIK eye surgery far outweigh the risks. To learn more about LASIK pros and cons, schedule a consultation with one of our LASIK surgeons by contacting Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center at 470-317-6336 or atlantavisioncenter.com.
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Are you ready to be done with eyeglasses or contacts? Then it’s time to consider LASIK, which can correct vision to normal 20/20 in more than 90% of all patients. LASIK safely and effectively treats multiple vision problems.