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4 Reasons LASIK Changes How You See The World

Millions of people need glasses or contacts to be able to go about their daily lives. If you’re one of these people, you may wonder if there are other options. Well, there are! Chances are you’ve heard of LASIK, the most popular form of laser corrective eye surgery. But many people overlook the benefits of… Read More


Is Surgery The Only Way To Treat Cataracts?

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Cataracts are a common eye condition. Almost everyone who lives to a certain age will get a cataract at some point. As we age, the crystalline lens in our eyes naturally becomes more and more cloudy over time. This is what causes age-related cataracts. It is possible to develop cataracts at a younger age. Cataracts… Read More


Common Eye Problems After LASIK

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LASIK is usually an effective and safe procedure. For those who want to be able to see without glasses or contacts, LASIK surgery is a dream come true. But even those who consider LASIK sometimes worry about potential complications after surgery. It’s common to worry about these kinds of things for any elective procedure. LASIK… Read More


How Do Cataracts Cause Blindness?

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Cataracts are a common cause of visual impairment. They occur because of aging. When you develop a cataract, the crystalline lens becomes cloudy. Certain factors can speed up this process, but in general, it’s a natural side effect of aging. Cataracts can make it difficult to see up to the point of causing complete blindness…. Read More


Advantages Of Wavefront-Guided LASIK

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LASIK surgery is a common procedure that can change your life with the gift of visual freedom. Anyone with glasses or contacts has probably considered LASIK. Did you know that there are multiple LASIK procedures? If you are not a good candidate for one kind of LASIK, you may be a better candidate for custom… Read More


Why Is PRK Different From LASIK?

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By now, you’ve heard of LASIK surgery, which uses a laser to permanently correct your vision. However, you may not have heard of PRK. PRK was the first kind of laser corrective surgery that was invented, and it is still used today. You may be wondering what is PRK and why is it different from… Read More


Can I Drive After Cataract Surgery?

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If you’re thinking about having cataract surgery, it’s important to know what to expect from the surgery, as well as the recovery period. One question you may be considering is if you are able to drive yourself home after cataract surgery. While cataract surgery is a simple procedure that only takes about thirty minutes, keep… Read More


How To Calm Anxiety Before LASIK

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Any surgery can be a little nerve-wracking— even a relatively minor elective procedure like LASIK. Many people are nervous before LASIK surgery as they know they will be awake and will have surgery on their eyes using a laser. During surgery, you will be awake, but your eyes will be completely numbed, meaning you won’t… Read More


4 Facts About Chronic Dry Eye

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Did you know that July is Dry Eyes Awareness Month? You may not have even heard about dry eye before, at least not as a medical condition. Not only is dry eye a real condition, but it’s also extremely common and affects 30 million people a year in the US. So what exactly are dry… Read More


7 Summer Activities To Enjoy After LASIK

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LASIK surgery may seem like a daunting prospect even if you want to have perfect vision without glasses or contacts. Any surgery can be scary, and the price of LASIK may make you think twice. But there are many reasons to consider LASIK, and the benefits tend to outway any negatives. If you have LASIK… Read More


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