Vision Surgery Learn more about common eye surgeries: Corrective Eye Surgery Basics Start here for an overview of the different types of surgery to correct myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism; and the merits and drawbacks of each. LASIK It’s the most popular vision correction surgery, by far. Learn what to expect before, during and after the procedure. LASIK Risks and Complications Complications from LASIK are few, but they do happen. It’s important to understand the risks, and how to minimize them. LASIK - How to Measure Success or Applicability Successful LASIK surgeons get that way from experience and the ability to screen out poor candidates for the procedure. Here’s the list of what makes you a good candidate. PRK An alternative to LASIK, PPK is a no-flap eye surgery. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages, as well as what to expect.