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Yes, LASIK is Worth It, and Here’s Why

Are you frustrated when your glasses get foggy? Does it seem like your contact lenses dry your eyes out or cause irritation most days you wear them? If you’re tired of the small but frustrating things that come with wearing visual aids, you may have considered a visual correction procedure like LASIK. Most people have… Read More

When Dry Eyes are Due to More than Allergies

Do you suffer from itchy or inflamed eyes? Your eyes may feel itchy, inflamed, and irritated for several reasons.  One common cause is allergic conjunctivitis, the medical term for eye inflammation caused by allergies. Allergic conjunctivitis is especially common in people with allergies to pollen, pet dander, and other airborne allergens. Sometimes, allergic conjunctivitis can… Read More

These are 7 of the Most Obvious Signs that it’s Cataracts

Cataracts are one of the most common age-related eye conditions. Just being over 40 puts you at risk for cataracts.  They develop on the eye’s natural lens, making it cloudy and harder to see through. They also develop very slowly over time, so you may not even notice you have them at first.  But as… Read More

Why Refractive Lens Exchange is the Best Choice if You Have Presbyopia

Vision correction procedures are an excellent option for anyone with a refractive error who wants an alternative to glasses and contact lenses. LASIK and other refractive laser eye procedures are the most popular.  But if you’re over 45, chances are you have some degree of presbyopia. Presbyopia can affect your ability to see up close. … Read More

Don’t Qualify for LASIK? You May Qualify for One of These Laser Eye Surgeries Instead!

When most people think of laser eye surgery, they think of LASIK. LASIK is the most popular vision correction surgery, but it isn’t the only one.  There’s no doubting LASIK’s popularity, but it’s not a procedure that’s right for everyone. While most people with a refractive error make good candidates for LASIK, some people don’t… Read More

How Does the ICL Work, and Could it Be Right for You?

If you’re considering a vision correction procedure as an alternative to wearing glasses and contact lenses, you may have looked into LASIK. But there are other vision correction procedures.  One procedure that’s less invasive than refractive procedures like LASIK is called the EVO Visian ICL. This procedure implants an ICL (Implantable Collamer Lens) into your… Read More

Here’s What to Know About LASIK Before Your Consultation

If you’ve ever dreamed about seeing without contact lenses or glasses, you should consider having LASIK. The LASIK procedure is minimally-invasive and can give you incredible vision and eliminate the need for traditional visual aids. However, before you can get LASIK, though, you need to have a LASIK consultation. You’ll be evaluated as a candidate… Read More

How to Choose the Best Intraocular Lens for Your Lifestyle

Having cataract surgery involves removing your cataracts. The only way to do this is by removing the natural lens in the eye.  The natural lens is where a cataract forms, making it necessary to remove it. But when you remove the natural lens, it leaves you unable to see clearly.  That’s where an intraocular lens… Read More

3 Reasons that Make PRK Worth Considering

When you think of vision correction procedures, the first one you probably think of is LASIK. LASIK is the most popular vision correction procedure, but it’s not the only one.  Another vision correction procedure available at New England Eye Center is PRK. Although LASIK is incredibly popular, PRK predates LASIK and was the first vision… Read More

Why the New Year Could Be the Best Time for LASIK

Are you tired of wearing glasses and contact lenses? If so, have you ever considered getting LASIK? LASIK is a vision correction procedure that can correct your refractive errors. When you do this, you can achieve the vision of your dreams, and there’s no better time to have it than the New Year! LASIK surgery… Read More

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