What is the Best Age to Get Laser Surgery?

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If you’ve grown up wearing prescription glasses, you may be wondering how much longer you’ll need to wait until you’re a candidate for laser eye surgery. More children are battling vision problems these days due to a rise in screen time. On average, children ages 8 to 12 years old spend approximately 4 hours per […]

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How Does LASIK Work?

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If you wear glasses or contact lenses, you have probably given some thought to the convenience of waking up to perfect vision. Many people are turning that dream into reality of no longer searching for new expensive frames, keeping contact solution on hand or straining to watch your favorite TV show, by considering corrective eye […]

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Reasons to Have LASIK?

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If you are struggling with vision problems because of a refractive error, LASIK surgery may be the right tool to improve your eyesight. By correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, LASIK can truly change your life. Some reasons why you may consider LASIK surgery are: Convenience – One of the most positive reasons to have LASIK […]

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Will I Need to Wear Sunglasses After LASIK Surgery?

Caring for your eyes after your LASIK procedure is vitally important. Your eyes will be extra sensitive to light for the first month after the LASIK surgery and you will be required to wear protective goggles and sunglasses following the procedure.   On the day of your LASIK surgery, you will need to keep your eyes […]

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Can You Get LASIK Twice?

Thousands of people across the globe have experienced the lasting benefits of laser eye surgery. Laser eye surgery has proven highly effective in most people with common vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. In fact, as many as 70% of patients will experience better than 20/20 vision once they’ve had the procedure. So, what […]

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Benefits of LASIK

LASIK surgery offers a wealth of benefits for the average eyeglass wearer. If you’ve been wearing eyeglasses for a long time, consider a few of the benefits of LASIK listed below.  Improved Vision: The primary LASIK benefit is that 95% of patients who undergo the procedure achieve 20/40 vision, the vast majority of those achieving […]

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Can LASIK Wear Off?

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In general, LASIK eye surgery is considered to be a permanent way to correct vision. Given that the procedure takes roughly 30 minutes total to complete, this is pretty impressive. Over the last several decades, LASIK results have proven to be very stable. After the initial healing period of 3 to 6 months, your distance […]

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Will Insurance Pay for My LASIK Surgery?

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Many health insurance companies consider LASIK an elective procedure. Elective procedures are typically procedures that are optional, nice to have done, but not medically necessary.   While LASIK is often considered an elective procedure, there are times when it may be medically necessary. These include:  Surgery to correct vision problems caused by an injury. LASIK […]

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What Happens if I Sneeze During LASIK?

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During LASIK surgery a special laser is used to correct poor vision by reshaping the cornea of the eye. Patients are often concerned about what will happen if they move, blink or sneeze during LASIK. However, there is no need to worry if you accidentally blink or move your eyes during the surgery. Thanks to […]

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What Do I Need to Know Before My LASIK Consultation?

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In order to determine if you are a candidate for LASIK, you must first have a thorough, dilated eye exam with a qualified ophthalmologist. This exam is often referred to as a LASIK consultation. Here are a few things to know before your LASIK consultation: Discontinue Contact Use: It is important for you to stay out of your […]

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