Blog Category: Refractive Surgery

When will we get “Super-LASIK?”

This question was posed on Quora, here is my answer: A few years ago there was a lot of discussion amongst refractive surgeons about “super vision” or “super LASIK” which was supposed to correct people even better than the long-standard for “normal” vision of 20/20. Much of this talk has subsided, however, as we... Read more

How good is LASIK at fixing an astigmatism?

This question was recently posted on Quora (http://www.quora.com/How-good-is-LASIK-at-fixing-an-astigmatism). Here is my answer: Astigmatism is a complicated topic. Astigmatism means that the eye is not perfectly round, like a basketball, but more like a football. An eye that is shaped this way focuses the light in two different planes thus there... Read more