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Anaesthetic drops are used so that you will not feel anything throughout the procedure.
A ring is placed over the eye into which alcohol is added for a few seconds.
This detaches the outer layer of cells of the cornea ...
... allowing this layer to be peeled to one side, exposing the middle layers of the cornea.
A computer-controlled laser is then focussed onto the cornea ...
... which quickly and painlessly re-shapes the cornea to correct your prescription.
The outer layer of the cornea is then replaced ...
... and a "bandage" contact lens inserted to protect the cornea while it heals.
LASEK can be used to correct long and short sightedness

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