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Are laser eye surgery for astigmatism effective?

I have heard that astigmatism can be cured by laser eye surgery, is that effective? If someone has experienced it, can you share me some experience?
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  • walkietalkie131


    Astigmatism is a common vision problems to eyes. They can be corrected by wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses. Now, It is may also cured with laser eye surgery. In a laser eye surgery, a flap is made in the outer layer of the cornea to access the tissues of the cornea. It is said that Lasik surgery now is the safest technique for correction of astigmatism. Take Lasik surgery, it can help reshapes cornea's stroma layer to correct its refractive ability to allow light to focus on the retina properly. So, if you want to treat your astigmatism, you can try Lasik eye surgery.
  • enycelilbabii


    Sure. Even though Laser eye surgery for astigmatism is more complex than the surgeries for myopia or hyperopia, it is very effective for astigmatism correction. There are three types of laser eye surgery for astigmatism correction. They are LASIK, LASEK, and PRK. If you want to have laser eye surgery to correct astigmatism, you should talk to your surgeon to determine what type of eye surgery is suitable for you. The three types of eye surgery are all effective for correcting astigmatism, but there can be risks and complications, too.