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Many people wonder if LASIK can correct their astigmatism or near-sightedness. Advancements in LASIK have made astigmatism treatments very successful, particularly for people with certain types of astigmatism. Want to learn more about treatment for your astigmatism or near-sightedness? Give us a call to schedule…

Celebrating Global Vision Correction Month Did you know that there are many ways to permanently correct your vision? Global Vision Awareness Month is in full swing, and far too many people are unaware that there is the possibility of eliminating glasses or contact lens use…

Recovery and Side Effects of LASIK Eye Surgery Many people consider finding a LASIK surgeon to correct their vision problems. Prior to LASIK surgery, patients might be suffering from nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism. LASIK eye surgery is the most common procedures performed to…

For many people, the idea of living a life free from contact lenses and eyeglasses is little more than wishful thinking. Not because they are ineligible for LASIK, but because their own fear, anxiety, and uncertainty prevents them from pursuing their best vision. While it…

LASIK is the safest, most successful, and most widely studied elective procedure in the world with the highest patient satisfaction rate of any elective procedure available in modern medicine. If you have spent your life wearing contacts or eyeglasses, you’ve probably considered LASIK and have…

It’s common for people to hear the words ‘laser eye surgery’ and think only ‘LASIK’. While LASIK is by far ‘king’ of laser eye surgery as we know it, there are a multitude of other extremely safe and effective options available today. Before we get…

Summer is finally here and we can’t think of a better time to invest in yourself and get LASIK.  LASIK surgery is incredibly quick, safe, painless and the short recovery means you’ll be enjoying your summer free from glasses and contacts in no time. Here…

The surgical treatment of high myopia has always been very challenging. Options include LASIK, PRK, Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) and phakic IOL’s. LASIK is not often used for high myopia above -10.00 to -12.00 D due to the risk of ectasia ( surgery induced keratoconus…

For those looking to correct their vision with laser eye surgery, your three best options are LASIK, SMILE or PRK.  All three procedures are safe and effective ways to correct your vision and result in similar visual outcomes, but which one is right for you?…

Choosing the right LASIK surgeon can be cumbersome. Everyone says they are the best, each one will tell you why they are better than others. It’s important that you choose the right surgeon you feel is best for you. If you’re comfortable with your surgeon,…

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