Video: LASIK eye surgery – Mayo Clinic

LASIK surgical procedure is performed with a laser programmed to remove a outlined volume of

LASIK surgical procedure is performed with a laser programmed to remove a outlined volume of tissue from a element of your eye known as the cornea.

To start out, your medical doctor employs a specific blade — or laser — to minimize a flap on the leading layer of your cornea, about the dimensions of a call lens. The flap permits access to the further layers of your eye.

The laser is used yet again to flatten specific tissue or to make the tissue steeper, depending on your needs for corrected eyesight. Last but not least, the flap is folded back into put and will mend on its very own.