Category: LASIK

Are You an Athlete? LASIK Could Be the Game-Changer You Need.

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


The Truth about LASIK Success Rates for Astigmatism

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


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


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