It may take a year or more for full vision to return after a traditional cornea transplant, but a less-invasive method can have patients seeing clearly after only a few weeks or months. William Waldrop, M.D., explains.
LASIK is the most common corneal refractive surgery, but it’s not the only vision correction surgery option. In this MedBlog, explore other procedures that reshape the cornea and learn what to expect during and after surgery.
Nearly 80 percent of people in the U.S. use some type of vision correction. But James P. McCulley, M.D., says advances in vision-correction surgery could someday lead to a world without glasses or contacts. Learn more.