Guide to Laser Eye Surgery in 2022 (Types, Costs, & More)
LASIK: The most common laser eye surgery is LASIK, short for laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis. The surgery changes the corneal tissue to bring light rays into the retina. LASIK is intended for some of the most common issues that laser eye surgery can correct: myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. A doctor performing LASIK will create the flap of the outside layer of the corner, to open up access to the tissue underneath.