Waite Vision

Aaron Waite, MD

Keratoconus Utah

Keratoconus is an eye condition that thins the cornea (the front clear part of the eye) and causes it to lose the normal curved shape, making a cone-like shape. The cornea is responsible for focusing most of the light that enters the eye. When the cornea is distorted from keratoconus, the vision suffers. It would …

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Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism? The idea that astigmatism cannot be corrected with LASIK laser eye surgery is one of the most prevalent myths concerning laser vision correction. In fact, laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is the most popular method for treating astigmatism and nearsightedness (myopia). This misinformation may have deterred thousands of people with astigmatism from …

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