Most people suffering from myopia, hyperopia, or astigmatism, have already heard about the lasik surgery - one of the newest procedures to overcome vision problems and an important advancement in ophthalmology. You may consider lasik eye surgery being also aware of the possible risks, complications and side effects. You should take this operation only if the doctor decides that you are a good candidate. The surgery does not take more than 15 minutes for each eye. The lasik surgery gives you the possibility to free yourself from glasses or contact lenses and from the limitations they create. Lasik surgery is definitely an important alternative towards achieving improved, natural eye sight.