Types of LASIK Eye Surgery at TLC Laser Eye Centers
Surgeries to correct nearsightedness (myopia) or farsightedness (hyperopia) are offered at private clinics on Vancouver Island. Learn more about these types of surgery on the HealthLinkBC website .

Surgeries to correct nearsightedness (myopia) or farsightedness (hyperopia) are offered at private clinics on Vancouver Island. Learn more about these types of surgery on the HealthLinkBC website .

Surgeries to correct nearsightedness (myopia) or farsightedness (hyperopia) are offered at private clinics on Vancouver Island. Learn more about these types of surgery on the HealthLinkBC website .

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Laser eye surgery involves reshaping the cornea. There are several types of laser eye surgery, the most common being LASIK.

When reading about the laser eye surgery procedure called LASIK (Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis), you’ll most likely come across reference to a ‘flap’. If you are one of those people who want to completely understand the mechanics of LASIK before proceeding with laser eye surgery, you’ll need to know exactly what the ‘flap’ is.

The cornea is the surface of the eye – sometimes referred to as the eye’s window. It consists of five layers. The surface layer is called the epithelium. The thickest layer of the cornea is called the stroma.

Surgeries to correct nearsightedness (myopia) or farsightedness (hyperopia) are offered at private clinics on Vancouver Island. Learn more about these types of surgery on the HealthLinkBC website .

When Joel couldn’t even make out his fiancé at her sister’s wedding – he knew things had gone too far. This is what he did next. Read ...

We were recently delighted to support R U OK? Day - an important initiative to raise awareness of suicide prevention and to make sure we keep an ...

1) It’s not new SMILE is nearly a decade old now, and seems to have failed to impress most refractive surgeons, who are always looking for better...

Laser eye surgery involves reshaping the cornea. There are several types of laser eye surgery, the most common being LASIK.

When reading about the laser eye surgery procedure called LASIK (Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis), you’ll most likely come across reference to a ‘flap’. If you are one of those people who want to completely understand the mechanics of LASIK before proceeding with laser eye surgery, you’ll need to know exactly what the ‘flap’ is.

The cornea is the surface of the eye – sometimes referred to as the eye’s window. It consists of five layers. The surface layer is called the epithelium. The thickest layer of the cornea is called the stroma.

Refractive surgery is the term used to describe surgical procedures that correct common vision problems (nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia) to reduce your dependence on prescription eyeglasses and/or contact lenses.

Currently, a laser procedure called LASIK (LAY-sik) is the most popular refractive surgery performed in the United States. But there are other types of refractive surgery — including other laser procedures and intraocular lens procedures — that might be an even better choice for you, depending on your needs.

The articles below will help you learn more about your surgical options so you can better discuss them with your eye doctor if you are interested in elective vision correction surgery.

It's a simple procedure that takes anything from a matter of seconds to just a few minutes, depending upon the level of correction that's required, but you'll notice an improvement in your vision after laser eye surgery which is truly remarkable.

A cool beam advanced laser makes subtle adjustments to the shape of the surface of your eye (the cornea), correcting its tiny imperfections and making your vision clearer and sharper. The vast majority of our patients are amazed at how quickly they recover and the speed at which they can enjoy a life free from glasses and contact lenses.

Most patients experience improved vision within a few days, though full recovery can take up to a week. It depends upon a range of factors, including the speed at which you naturally heal.

Surgeries to correct nearsightedness (myopia) or farsightedness (hyperopia) are offered at private clinics on Vancouver Island. Learn more about these types of surgery on the HealthLinkBC website .

When Joel couldn’t even make out his fiancé at her sister’s wedding – he knew things had gone too far. This is what he did next. Read ...

We were recently delighted to support R U OK? Day - an important initiative to raise awareness of suicide prevention and to make sure we keep an ...

1) It’s not new SMILE is nearly a decade old now, and seems to have failed to impress most refractive surgeons, who are always looking for better...

Surgeries to correct nearsightedness (myopia) or farsightedness (hyperopia) are offered at private clinics on Vancouver Island. Learn more about these types of surgery on the HealthLinkBC website .

When Joel couldn’t even make out his fiancé at her sister’s wedding – he knew things had gone too far. This is what he did next. Read ...

We were recently delighted to support R U OK? Day - an important initiative to raise awareness of suicide prevention and to make sure we keep an ...

1) It’s not new SMILE is nearly a decade old now, and seems to have failed to impress most refractive surgeons, who are always looking for better...

Laser eye surgery involves reshaping the cornea. There are several types of laser eye surgery, the most common being LASIK.

When reading about the laser eye surgery procedure called LASIK (Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis), you’ll most likely come across reference to a ‘flap’. If you are one of those people who want to completely understand the mechanics of LASIK before proceeding with laser eye surgery, you’ll need to know exactly what the ‘flap’ is.

The cornea is the surface of the eye – sometimes referred to as the eye’s window. It consists of five layers. The surface layer is called the epithelium. The thickest layer of the cornea is called the stroma.

Refractive surgery is the term used to describe surgical procedures that correct common vision problems (nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia) to reduce your dependence on prescription eyeglasses and/or contact lenses.

Currently, a laser procedure called LASIK (LAY-sik) is the most popular refractive surgery performed in the United States. But there are other types of refractive surgery — including other laser procedures and intraocular lens procedures — that might be an even better choice for you, depending on your needs.

The articles below will help you learn more about your surgical options so you can better discuss them with your eye doctor if you are interested in elective vision correction surgery.

It's a simple procedure that takes anything from a matter of seconds to just a few minutes, depending upon the level of correction that's required, but you'll notice an improvement in your vision after laser eye surgery which is truly remarkable.

A cool beam advanced laser makes subtle adjustments to the shape of the surface of your eye (the cornea), correcting its tiny imperfections and making your vision clearer and sharper. The vast majority of our patients are amazed at how quickly they recover and the speed at which they can enjoy a life free from glasses and contact lenses.

Most patients experience improved vision within a few days, though full recovery can take up to a week. It depends upon a range of factors, including the speed at which you naturally heal.

LASIK is the most frequently performed elective surgery in North America. This highly effective outpatient procedure is often referred to as refractive surgery or laser vision correction.

The LASIK procedure is performed by ophthalmologists, medical doctors who specialize in surgical treatments of the eye.  Here is a general outline of the procedure:

After the LASIK eye surgery procedure, patients feel moderate discomfort and irritation for a few hours, but most are comfortable after a nap and rest.

Surgeries to correct nearsightedness (myopia) or farsightedness (hyperopia) are offered at private clinics on Vancouver Island. Learn more about these types of surgery on the HealthLinkBC website .

When Joel couldn’t even make out his fiancé at her sister’s wedding – he knew things had gone too far. This is what he did next. Read ...

We were recently delighted to support R U OK? Day - an important initiative to raise awareness of suicide prevention and to make sure we keep an ...

1) It’s not new SMILE is nearly a decade old now, and seems to have failed to impress most refractive surgeons, who are always looking for better...

Laser eye surgery involves reshaping the cornea. There are several types of laser eye surgery, the most common being LASIK.

When reading about the laser eye surgery procedure called LASIK (Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis), you’ll most likely come across reference to a ‘flap’. If you are one of those people who want to completely understand the mechanics of LASIK before proceeding with laser eye surgery, you’ll need to know exactly what the ‘flap’ is.

The cornea is the surface of the eye – sometimes referred to as the eye’s window. It consists of five layers. The surface layer is called the epithelium. The thickest layer of the cornea is called the stroma.

Refractive surgery is the term used to describe surgical procedures that correct common vision problems (nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia) to reduce your dependence on prescription eyeglasses and/or contact lenses.

Currently, a laser procedure called LASIK (LAY-sik) is the most popular refractive surgery performed in the United States. But there are other types of refractive surgery — including other laser procedures and intraocular lens procedures — that might be an even better choice for you, depending on your needs.

The articles below will help you learn more about your surgical options so you can better discuss them with your eye doctor if you are interested in elective vision correction surgery.

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