LASIK surgeryBy Mayo Clinic staff
Original Article: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/IM04508
- Video: LASIK eye surgery
During LASIK eye surgery, an eye surgeon creates a flap in the cornea (A) — the transparent, dome-shaped surface of the eye that accounts for a large part of the eye's focusing power. Then the surgeon uses a laser (B) to reshape the cornea and correct focusing problems in the eye (C).