Overview

Laser eye surgery reshapes the transparent dome-shaped structure in the front of your eye (cornea) to correct vision problems (refractive errors). Laser eye surgery is a permanent change that reduces or eliminates your need to wear glasses or contact lenses.

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Laser eye surgery care at Mayo Clinic

Aug. 01, 2017
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