Category: LASIK

Guidelines for Computer Use after LASIK Surgery

When it comes to using computers after LASIK surgery, a few minor precautions can go a long way toward ensuring you get the best results. One of the best things about LASIK laser eye surgery is the rapid recovery time. Unlike procedures that occur in hospital operating rooms and require substantial anesthesia, LASIK operations are… Read More

5 Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

  Your vision is precious! Here’s how to keep it healthy for the years to come, especially if you’re considering LASIK in the future. Everyone knows to brush and floss their teeth and get regular exercise for heart health, but eyes are usually an afterthought — despite being one of the most important parts of… Read More

Lasik for Astigmatism: It’s Possible.

You may have heard that people with astigmatism don’t qualify for LASIK. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. In previous years, many people interested in LASIK were turned away because the procedure could not fix astigmatism. Unfortunately, those people may still be under the impression that LASIK cannot provide a lasting solution. However, LASIK… Read More

Can People with Diabetes Get LASIK Surgery?

The risk of LASIK complications is increased for people with diabetes, but that doesn’t mean they have to rule out the surgery entirely. LASIK is a proven solution for a wide range of vision ailments, but, when the procedure was first developed many years ago, doctors were hesitant to use it to treat patients with… Read More

Do Your Contact Lenses Dry and Irritate Your Eyes? LASIK Can Relieve Your Symptoms.

Not only can LASIK improve your vision, it can also free you of irritants your contacts might be responsible for. Do you find that just going about your daily life becomes far less comfortable when your contacts are in? You’re not alone — many people find that wearing contacts makes their eyes feel red, dry,… Read More

Find Relief from Contact Lens Allergies with LASIK Surgery

Do your contacts cause red or itchy eyes? LASIK surgery can permanently correct your vision so that you no longer need to worry about blurry, uncomfortable lenses. Most people are familiar with pollen or animal allergies, but did you know you can be allergic to your own contact lenses? An inflammatory reaction called giant papillary… Read More

Is Visian ICL the Right Choice for You?

Even if you don’t qualify for LASIK, you may still be able to achieve lasting clear vision through another eye procedure: Visian ICL. LASIK surgery can help people correct their vision without the inconvenience of glasses or contacts. However, not everyone is eligible for this procedure. If you don’t qualify for LASIK, you may still… Read More

What Does “20/20 Vision” Actually Mean?

Here’s what it actually means to have 20/20 vision, and why it’s just one part of assessing the quality of your eyesight. If you wear glasses or contacts, you probably know that your optometrist is trying to correct your vision to “20/20.” Sure, having 20/20 vision means you can see well, but what do those… Read More

Debunking 6 LASIK Myths

LASIK has attracted its fair share of myths over the years. We wanted to take some time to dispel some of them: LASIK is one of the world’s most popular elective surgeries, but it’s also attracted its fair share of misconceptions and outright myths over the years. We wanted to take a moment to dispel… Read More

Everything You Need to Know about Today’s Most Advanced LASIK Lasers

Vision correction lasers have only become more advanced in recent years. Here’s how they can help you enjoy lifelong improvements to your vision. As the acronym suggests, LASIK surgery is performed with specialized lasers that modify the eye. During the procedure, a surgeon uses these lasers to carefully reshape the cornea, correcting common vision problems… Read More