Category: Who Invented LASIK?

History of LASIK

Many people think of LASIK as a recent development in eye care, but the  actually goes back more than half a century. As early as the 1740s, scientists were considering the idea of using lens removal to treat myopia, and by the mid nineteenth century the invention of the keratometer and the development of topical… Read More

Who Invented LASIK?

Who invented LASIK? Though LASIK is a modern procedure, scientists have been working on the problem of visual disturbances since the sixteenth century. Modern LASIK had its immediate precursors in the 1980s, but in truth, the development of the procedure had been in the works for many years. Leonardo Da Vinci spent some time pondering… Read More