After receiving LASIK vision correction surgery, it’s very common for patients to experience slightly blurry vision for a short time. Here’s what you should expect after undergoing the procedure.
LASIK eye surgery helps hundreds of thousands of people improve their eyesight each year. Ask yourself these important questions to determine whether you’re a good candidate for the procedure.
For the majority of patients, LASIK surgery will result in a lifetime of improved vision. If you’re considering surgery to correct or improve your vision, you probably have a lot of questions: How long will the effects of the surgery last? Will you need another procedure in a few years? Does the surgery prevent all… Read More
When it comes to sports, glasses and contact lenses can be cumbersome. LASIK offers a performance-boosting edge that glasses and contacts can’t offer. A hockey player tracks a puck — and loses it in his peripheral vision. A tennis player squints to find the ball across the court, her vision momentarily blurred. For most… Read More
Many patients don’t realize they’re good candidates for this procedure—but the LASIK astigmatism success rate is higher than ever. Astigmatism is surprisingly common, and most people have at least a mild form of this condition. But when it begins to cause blurred vision all the time — whether you’re reading a book or gazing at… Read More
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
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
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
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
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