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How Does Laser Vision Correction Work?

Why do we need glasses?

How we see is determined by how light is focused through the cornea on the back of the eye. 

When the cornea is shaped irregularly it causes us to see imperfectly. The shape of the cornea can cause us to be nearsighted, farsighted, or to see with an astigmatism; which causes overall blurry vision.

Normally Shaped Cornea

Irregularly Shaped Cornea

Normal Vision

Causing Incorrect Light Placement

Laser Vision Correction

With laser vision correction. Our surgeons are able to correct the shape of your cornea which causes you to see much better without glasses. 

Cornea Causing  The Need For Glasses

Corrected Corneal Shape

Correct Light Placement

Incorrect Light Placement

Conclusion

With our leading technology and extremely precise lasers, a typical laser treatment to correct the cornea takes about 10 seconds.

 

Laser vision correction is one of the most studied procedures in medicine and is considered one of the safest procedures as well.

At Texas Eye Care our first goal is always to ensure that your eyes and vision are safe and healthy. Our second goal is to enhance and even correct vision when possible.