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The word LASIK is an acronym for Laser- Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) and is currently a popular surgical procedure that is being performed by Eye Doctors to improve vision by correcting refractory errors.

The surgery improves the vision in patients who have nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. LASIK surgery usually takes less than one minute per eye. Treatment involves reshaping the cornea - the protruding portion of surface of the eye - to improve vision.


In 1990, Dr.Lucio Buratto of Italy and Dr.Loannis Pallikaris of Greece pioneered the LASIK technique. They blended two prior techniques, Keratomileusis and photo refractive keratectomy effectively, to discover the LASIK technique, which is popularly used in the corrective refractive surgery.

Dr Jose Barraquer in 1990 in Colombia developed a device that could cut thin flaps in the cornea and alter its shape. This device was the 'Microkeratome' and the procedure was called keratomileusis. The basis of LASIK surgical technique is reshaping the cornea to correct refrectory errors.

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Nice helpful facts about laser eye surgery , it really answers many of the important questions.
Sankara11 Tuesday, November 11, 2014
I had undergone lasik sugery 4 years back. Now i feel that my dark vision power goes low. Is it possible to do lasik surgery again ???
Senthamizh_Selvan Tuesday, May 27, 2014
what is the maximum power to which lasik surgery performed
bnath Thursday, August 22, 2013
Very helpful information on Lasik!
advanced123 Wednesday, April 3, 2013
can a diabetic patient also do lasik surgery?????
roni28 Thursday, March 14, 2013
Which is the best hostpital to under go LASIK suregery in Bangalore or Chennai?
pkp_bang Monday, February 18, 2013
Sankara nethralaya, chennai
Senthamizh_Selvan Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Very helpful and genuine information about laser eye surgery. I will share this information with my patients.
lasereyesurgery Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Can u plz suggest me some best eye doctors in marathwada region for lasik eye surgery?
mohd.malick Monday, August 6, 2012
I am planning to go for Lasik surgery,how many days of rest is needed and is there is any restriction on working with computer just after the surgery?
divya07 Thursday, August 2, 2012
i want a zyoptix. Doctors recommended me. let me know the cost of two eyes treatment
kumar.28 Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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