What Does LASIK Feel Like?

Knowing what to expect helps alleviate some of the anxiety about LASIK eye surgery and helps patients feel more comfortable. Patients often have a list of questions about the LASIK procedure, with most answers being straightforward about what they can anticipate. One of the most commonly asked questions that does not necessarily have a simple […]

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Will LASIK Work for Me?

For many, the thought of anyone or anything touching their eyes induces anxiety or at least some degree of uncomfortableness. With the image of a laser pointed directly into your eye with your cornea being flapped back, patients may wonder “will LASIK work for me?” The reality is that not everyone is an ideal candidate […]

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How to Research LASIK Surgeons

How to research LASIK surgeons is the most crucial component in increasing the likelihood of a successful and satisfying visual outcome. Your vision cannot be trusted to just anyone. The internet will provide you with the best resources possible for how to research LASIK surgeons. However, the internet comes with anyone and everyone’s opinion, meaning […]

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LASIK For Nearsightedness

Seeing clearly has never been easier. Go beyond prescription glasses and contacts with LASIK, the most common vision correction procedure that provides you with nearly perfect vision in less than 30 minutes. If you are among the 40% of Americans diagnosed with myopia, LASIK for nearsightedness is a great option for you.  LASIK has been […]

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Dry Eye and LASIK

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Dry eye is a multifactorial disease of the surface and tear film of the eyes. Common causes include environmental factors (i.e., lack of humidity, wind, etc.), neurosensory abnormalities, eye lid dysfunction or inflammation (I.e., meibomian gland dysfunctions or blepharitis), or autoimmune disorders (i.e., systemic lupus erythematous, Sjogren’s, thyroid diseases, etc.). All of which can lead […]

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What Is This Thing Called iDesign?

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There are basically two ways to do LASIK. You can base your laser treatment on a phoropter (the better one or  better  two machine).  This technology is over a hundred years old. Or you can base your laser treatment on a measurement performed by an infrared laser which is essentially 25 times more precise than […]

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Intacs® for Keratoconus

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Keratoconus is a condition where the cornea begins to bulge outward in a cone shape. It is caused when the fibers of protein in the eye become weak and cannot hold the normal dome shape. It usually occurs to people in their teens and early 20s. Keratoconus can make it impossible for the eye to […]

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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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