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LTK is a type of laser eye surgery that is used to treat farsightedness and astigmatism. The procedure involves using a laser to shrink and reshape the cornea. Potential side effects include sensitivity to light and the sensation of having a foreign object in the eye.

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    • Astigmatism Astigmatism is an eye condition in which the cornea is abnormally curved and causes out-of-focus vision. Symptoms of astigmatism...learn more »
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      Astigmatism Article
      • Astigmatism introduction
      • What is the definition of astigmatism?
      • What are the different types of astigmatism?
      • What causes astigmatism?
      • Who is at risk for astigmatism?
      • What are symptoms of astigmatism?
      • What are signs of astigmatism?
      • What tests are used to diagnose astigmatism?
      • What is the treatment for astigmatism?
      • What is the prognosis for astigmatism?
      • Can astigmatism be prevented?
    • Farsightedness Farsightedness makes it difficult to focus on objects that are close up. The condition runs in families and occurs because light...learn more »
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      Farsightedness Article
      • Introduction to farsightedness
      • What causes farsightedness?
      • What are the symptoms of farsightedness?
      • How is farsightedness diagnosed?
      • How is farsightedness corrected?

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Terms related to LTK Laser Eye Surgery:

  • Laser Thermokeratoplasty

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