Dry Eye and LASIK

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Dry eye is a multifactorial disease of the surface and tear film of the eyes. Common causes include environmental factors (i.e., lack of humidity, wind, etc.), neurosensory abnormalities, eye lid dysfunction or inflammation (I.e., meibomian gland dysfunctions or blepharitis), or autoimmune disorders (i.e., systemic lupus erythematous, Sjogren’s, thyroid diseases, etc.). All of which can lead […]

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What Is This Thing Called iDesign?

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There are basically two ways to do LASIK. You can base your laser treatment on a phoropter (the better one or  better  two machine).  This technology is over a hundred years old. Or you can base your laser treatment on a measurement performed by an infrared laser which is essentially 25 times more precise than […]

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Intacs® for Keratoconus

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Keratoconus is a condition where the cornea begins to bulge outward in a cone shape. It is caused when the fibers of protein in the eye become weak and cannot hold the normal dome shape. It usually occurs to people in their teens and early 20s. Keratoconus can make it impossible for the eye to […]

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What is the Best Age to Get Laser Surgery?

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If you’ve grown up wearing prescription glasses, you may be wondering how much longer you’ll need to wait until you’re a candidate for laser eye surgery. More children are battling vision problems these days due to a rise in screen time. On average, children ages 8 to 12 years old spend approximately 4 hours per […]

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How Does LASIK Work?

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If you wear glasses or contact lenses, you have probably given some thought to the convenience of waking up to perfect vision. Many people are turning that dream into reality of no longer searching for new expensive frames, keeping contact solution on hand or straining to watch your favorite TV show, by considering corrective eye […]

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Reasons to Have LASIK?

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If you are struggling with vision problems because of a refractive error, LASIK surgery may be the right tool to improve your eyesight. By correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, LASIK can truly change your life. Some reasons why you may consider LASIK surgery are: Convenience – One of the most positive reasons to have LASIK […]

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Will I Need to Wear Sunglasses After LASIK Surgery?

Caring for your eyes after your LASIK procedure is vitally important. Your eyes will be extra sensitive to light for the first month after the LASIK surgery and you will be required to wear protective goggles and sunglasses following the procedure.   On the day of your LASIK surgery, you will need to keep your eyes […]

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Can You Get LASIK Twice?

Thousands of people across the globe have experienced the lasting benefits of laser eye surgery. Laser eye surgery has proven highly effective in most people with common vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. In fact, as many as 70% of patients will experience better than 20/20 vision once they’ve had the procedure. So, what […]

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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 majority of those achieving […]

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Can LASIK Wear Off?

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In general, LASIK eye surgery is considered to be a permanent way to correct vision. Given that the procedure takes roughly 30 minutes total to complete, this is pretty impressive. Over the last several decades, LASIK results have proven to be very stable. After the initial healing period of 3 to 6 months, your distance […]

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