Although LASIK has been performed in the US since the early 90's, many people are unsure of what LASIK eye surgery is and how it works to improve vision.
LASIK eye surgery is a common procedure used to correct eye problems, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. All three are conditions that affect the eye’s ability to focus on objects near and far away. Part of the LASIK procedure requires an eye surgeon to create a hinged flap of tissue, which can be done […]
LASIK eye surgery is a surgery performed while you’re awake, similar to a cavity filling. One of the most common questions people ask is, “How does LASIK eye surgery feel?” The short answer is “A little awkward, but otherwise not like much.” First steps of LASIK eye surgery Before your LASIK eye surgery, your provider […]
This guide will help you understand what to expect during a LASIK eye surgery procedure. LASIK Eye Surgery Basics Laser Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) is used to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. It is the most common type of laser eye surgery. During a LASIK procedure, the cornea is reshaped, adjusting how the eye focuses. […]
LASIK eye surgery is a type of vision correction many adults consider if they already use glasses and contact lenses for distance vision. But what is it, who is it for, how much does it cost, and how safe is it? In a nutshell, what is everything you need to know about this surgery? What […]
LASIK eye surgery offers potential vision correction benefits, but how long do the results of LASIK last? It’s a common question from patients, and the precise answer depends, in part, on the individual. LASIK treats common vision problems such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism, but does not stop normal, age-related changes in the […]
If you’re interested in laser eye surgery, you’ve probably come across many different laser procedure terms as you research options. Sorting through the information and understanding the details of each procedure can be confusing. LASIK is the most common and familiar of all laser procedures available. But did you know there are different kinds of […]
It is said that “the eyes are the window to the soul.” A person’s eyes are one of the first characteristics we notice when meeting someone new. When it comes to eye color, there are numerous shades of blues, greens, browns, and hazels to be found. Eye color is just one aspect of an individual’s […]
The new year is approaching, and with the vast number of people starting to make their resolutions for 2020, it may be time to make a different resolution.