Types of Corrective Eye Surgery

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Corrective eye surgery, also called refractive and laser eye surgery, refers to any surgical procedure used to fix vision problems. Safe and effective, corrective eye surgery is a commonly performed method of vision correction to reduce or even eliminate your dependence on glasses or contact lenses. If you would like to be less dependent on […]

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Can LASIK Treat Farsightedness?

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Hyperopia (farsightedness) is a common vision problem, affecting about one-fourth of the population. People with hyperopia can see distant objects well, but have difficulty focusing on objects that are up close.  What Causes Farsightedness? The eyeball of a farsighted person is shorter than normal. This causes light rays entering the eye to focus behind the […]

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Who is NOT a Candidate for LASIK?

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Not everyone is a good candidate for LASIK eye surgery. There are several reasons why LASIK may not be a good choice of vision correction for some patients. Below is some information about who should not get LASIK: Those who are younger than 18 years old. LASIK results are permanent. However, a person’s eye can […]

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Who is Eligible for LASIK?

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Do you suffer from nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism? Do you find glasses or contacts cumbersome or uncomfortable and wish you could minimize their use or eliminate them? If you answered YES to either of these questions, you may be a suitable candidate for LASIK or other vision correction surgery in Rancho Cucamonga. To find out […]

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Why Should I 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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Doctors Who Perform LASIK

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LASIK surgeons are eye doctors who are ophthalmologists. When it comes to eye care, the most trained and skilled professionals in the field are ophthalmologists. An ophthalmologist is a physician, either a doctor of medicine (MD) or doctor of osteopathy (DO), who specializes in the medical and surgical care of the eyes and visual system […]

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Financing Options for LASIK

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With the average cost of LASIK being more than $2,000 per eye in the U.S. and the procedure not being covered by most insurance plans, you might feel that laser vision correction is beyond your financial means. Thankfully, there are a number of LASIK financing options available to make LASIK affordable for people who cannot […]

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Paying for LASIK

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LASIK is an investment in your vision. Based on patient experience, it’s also an experience that adds valued benefits and satisfaction to a person’s life. Having LASIK eye surgery is a better solution for many people that have nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism than other visual aids. If you are considering LASIK surgery to correct your […]

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Recent Advances in LASIK

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LASIK surgery is the most popular laser vision correction procedure performed today, and for good reason. Ongoing advancements in laser technology and ophthalmology have made way for successful surgeries and better visual outcomes. At Inland Eye Institute in Rancho Cucamonga, Dr. Blanton utilizes the latest advancements in LASIK surgery to offer patients the best possible […]

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Will Insurance Pay for LASIK Surgery?

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Unfortunately, most insurance companies don’t cover LASIK because laser eye surgery is nearly always considered an elective procedure. Elective procedures are typically procedures that are optional, nice to have done, but not medically necessary.   Although insurance does not often cover the cost of LASIK, certain people may be able to get their laser eye surgery […]

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