Lasik Eye Surgery

By: Zaki Abou Mrad

What is Lasik eye Surgery?

LASIK stands for laser in situ keratomileusis, which means using a laser underneath a corneal flap to reshape the cornea (keratomileusis). This procedure utilizes a highly specialized laser designed to treat refractive errors, improve vision, and reduce or eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses. This laser procedure alters the shape of the cornea, which is the transparent front covering of the eye.

The cornea shape in different cases: