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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…

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…

SMILE Laser Eye Surgery is one of the most significant advances in laser eye surgery in the last 10 years. SMILE provides a revolutionary minimally invasive treatment for the correction of myopia (nearsightedness) and astigmatism. SMILE combines the safety of traditional vision correction techniques like…

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…

A common misconception is the unquestioning belief that contacts are far safer than a laser eye surgery like LASIK.  In reality, this is just not true– contacts can pose some serious risks to your eye health if not used properly. Contact Lens Risks Infection and…

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?…

Laser Vision correction has taken another step forward: Leading ophthalmological technology manufacturer ZEISS has been FDA approved for widespread use of its newest technology, the VisuMax Small Incision Leticule Extraction procedure. SMILE stands for ‘small incision Lenticule Extraction’ and is one of the most advanced…

History of Evolving Technology (Glasses, RK, and LASIK), Part 2 In case you missed part 1, please find it here. As an alternative to RK, the excimer laser was developed in the late 1980s to treat refractive error by the cool sculpting of the corneal…

History of Evolving Technology (Glasses, RK, and LASIK) Refractive error (blurry vision due to an imbalance between the length of the eye and the curvature of the cornea/lens in the front of the eye) comes in four forms, as described earlier: myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism…

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