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What is visual acuity?

This measurement is usually given in a fraction. The top number refers to the testing distance measured in feet and the bottom number is the distance from which a normal eye should see the letter or shape. So, perfect vision is 20/20. If your vision is 20/60, that means what you can see at a…

What kind of results can I expect?

Although patients can’t be assured 20/20 vision, most LASIK patients with mild to moderate prescriptions do achieve 20/20 vision or are within one line of their best corrected vision. This means they no longer need glasses or contacts to drive, play sports or to watch TV. And they can participate in careers requiring excellent vision…