Types of eye surgery that are available are surgeries to correct refractive errors, such as LASIK, according to WebMD, corneal transplants and cataract surgery, according to Mayo Clinic. Other surgeries are glaucoma surg... More »

Corrective eye surgery is any type of surgery that improves eyesight, explains WebMD. Some types of corrective eye surgeries, such as LASIK and PRK, use lasers to reshape the eye. Other surgeries, such as RLE and PRELEX,... More »

Cataract eye surgery does not hurt because anesthetic eye drops or injection is typically used on adults. Children are given a general anesthesic that allows them to sleep painlessly through the procedure. After surgery,... More »

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Laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis, or LASIK, eye surgery has some risks, but eight out of 10 people no longer need glasses or contacts for most of their activities, and many report that they are highly satisfied with... More »

Although the cost of eye surgery can range from between $299 to $4000 per eye according to, the average is about $2000 per eye, as of March 2015. Costs are likely less for those who are living in a small town r... More »

Patients who undergo eye surgery for glaucoma are at risk of infection, bleeding and vision loss, according to Mayo Clinic. Other risks of the surgery include eye pressure abnormality, fast cataract development and eye r... More »

As of 2013, the cost of a cataract surgery ranges between $3,230 to $4,350 per eye, states The cost depends on several factors, including the type of procedure and the intraocular lens a patient gets. More »