Surgeries & Procedures

Surgeries can be stressful experiences, but learning about the procedure beforehand can ease your mind. Research various surgeries and use our Surgery Dictionary for easy-to-understand explanations of surgical procedures, so you can be prepared.

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Liberated by Lasik Surgery

Promising almost instant, nearly painless vision correction for a few thousand dollars, Lasik surgery is nearly irresistible. But before exposing your only set of eyes to the procedure, know that Lasik isn't foolproof, and isn't for everyone.


What is a heart bypass operation?

Heart bypass operations were once very dangerous, but now they're almost commonplace. How are these procedures done, and how do they fix a person's heart?

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