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If you have to wear contacts or glasses, you know that it can be difficult to see without them. Yet, there are times when you wish you did not have to wear either one. The contacts might bother your eyes or you want to be…

If you play competitive sports like football, hockey, lacrosse, or basketball, you know that there are risks to your eyes if you wear glasses or contacts. If something goes wrong, like a contact falls out, it can affect your performance and create distractions that cause…

Laser refractive eye surgery refers to a wide range of corrective vision surgeries used to help address various vision problems. Some of the more common laser surgeries used today include: PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy) LASIK Cataract Surgery ReLEx® SMILE (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction) Visian ICL Visian…

Not everyone is the ideal candidate for LASIK eye surgery to correct vision problems. Sometimes, people have dry eyes or irregular corneas or are taking certain prescriptions where LASIK would be less than ideal. In other cases, people need a higher quality of vision than…

For some people, corrected eyesight is a matter of convenience. For others, it’s the only way to make day-to-day life possible. For those in some of the most important jobs in the world, good eyesight is often the difference between life and death. These five…

You might be surprised to learn LASIK laser eye surgery has been around for more than 25 years, with over 25 million procedures performed worldwide. Here in the United States, the FDA approved LASIK in 1999. Since that time, more than 19 million procedures have…

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…

“Why should I see an ophthalmologist? My vision is just fine.” A belief that many people hold is that if they aren’t experiencing any vision-related problems, why would they visit an ophthalmologist. After all, you can’t fix what isn’t broken, right? The truth is, while…

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