What is Laser Eye Surgery?

Laser eye surgery is an umbrella term for several eye surgeries used to correct refractive errors. The most common types of laser eye surgery include LASIK, PRK, LASEK and EpiLASIK. Each of the four laser eye surgery procedures below use the same special laser, called an excimer…

Published: August 15, 2016 Read Post

LASIK and Pregnancy

LASIK vision correction is not recommended during or shortly after pregnancy. It is recommended that you postpone LASIK due to the following concerns: Hormone fluctuations: Fluctuations in hormone levels and fluid retention can cause changes in your vision and eye anatomy. It is common to experience small…

Published: August 9, 2016 Read Post

Cataracts After LASIK

A cataract means the normally clear lens within the eye has become cloudy. Cataracts will eventually develop in most people, including those who have had LASIK. Patients with signs of cataracts before LASIK should consider not having LASIK because vision may be better corrected with the…

Published: August 1, 2016 Read Post

Benefits of LASIK

LASIK surgery offers a wealth of benefits for the average eyeglass wearer. If you’ve been wearing eyeglasses for a long time, consider a few of the benefits of LASIK listed below. Improved Vision: The primary LASIK benefit is that 95%of patients who undergo the procedure achieve 20/40 vision, the vast…

Published: July 26, 2016 Read Post

Types of Cataract Surgery

As people age, cataracts often develop.  Cataract surgery is the only treatment suited for resolving cataracts. During cataract surgery, your surgeon will make a small incision in the surface of the eye, in or near the cornea.  An ultrasound breaks up the lens.  A laser…

Published: July 17, 2016 Read Post

LASIK Recovery

LASIK surgery is one of the most popular forms of vision correction. Recovery from LASIK can vary from person to person, however most people see 20/20 the next morning after their LASIK procedure. Although the patient’s vision is usually very good, that does not mean that healing is complete. It…

Published: July 12, 2016 Read Post

LASIK History

LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis), commonly referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction, is a type of refractive surgery for the correction of myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. While LASIK is now a household term and a common form of surgery, just a couple of…

Published: July 4, 2016 Read Post

LASIK Eye Surgery Cost

Want to have LASIK but not sure if it’s affordable?  You may be surprised. As technology has improved over the years, LASIK eye surgery has become more affordable to the masses.  Considering the significant investment in technology, and years of skill and training that your eye surgeon brings to the…

Published: June 27, 2016 Read Post

Cataract Surgery Recovery

Over time, age and metabolic changes to the eye can cause the development of cataracts and loss of transparency, impairing vision.  Patients often report symptoms that include glare from lights, especially at night.  Cataract surgery involves the removal of the natural lens of the eye and…

Published: June 19, 2016 Read Post

How Effective is Laser Eye Surgery?

Laser eye surgery is one of the fastest, easiest and most successful surgeries performed today.  Over the years, laser eye surgery has benefited from advanced technology and techniques that continue to improve the patient experience. Patients who request laser eye surgery and are realistic about the results…

Published: June 14, 2016 Read Post