Refractive Surgery

What is refractive surgery?

Laser refractive surgery is a procedure done to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. It as become increasingly popular in recent years. Millions of these procedures have been performed throughout the country with an overwhelming rate of satisfaction.

The procedure itself involves reshaping the cornea in order to better focus the light that enters the eye and ultimately improve vision clarity. Depending on the type of refractive surgery the patient undergoes, the specific method for correcting the corneal shape differs. There are many different types of refractive surgeries that the SAO doctors provide including LASIK, LASEK, and PRK.  


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Suburban Associates in Ophthalmology

Suburban Associates in Ophthalmology is an Illinois Ophthalmologist group dedicated to excellence in ophthalmology such as laser refractive surgery, LASIK, eye exams, glaucoma care, contact lenses, glasses and more. Office locations include Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates and Elk Grove, IL.

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