09/15/15 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO

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According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the most common form of laser vision correction surgery — LASIK, orlaser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis — improves vision by using a laser or blade to cut a thin flap in the cornea. Doctors then fold back the flap and remove a very specific amount of corneal tissue using a laser. Doing so “improves the way the eye focuses light rays onto the retina at the back of the eye,” the AAO says. (more…)