Why You Should Consider LASIK Before The Summer Ends
If you wear glasses or contacts, chances are you’ve heard of and have even considered getting LASIK. It’s no wonder, as LASIK is a low-risk, highly effective procedure that can provide you with total visual freedom. But for whatever reason, you may have been putting off actually getting LASIK, or at least having a consultation. […]
4 Signs It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Contacts and Hello to LASIK
If glasses aren’t your thing, contacts can be a good alternative. But they aren’t for everyone. A lot of people struggle with wearing contacts for one reason or another, but they aren’t sure about potential alternatives. If you’re one of those people, you should know that LASIK is a very effective and safe alternative. In […]
Can I Get LASIK With Astigmatism?
Astigmatism is the most common refractive error that affects both children and adults. The condition can be mild, with no symptoms or progressive with major effects on your vision. The good news is that astigmatism is one of the refractive errors that LASIK can treat. Keep reading to learn more about LASIK and how astigmatism […]
5 Tips To Prepare Before Having LASIK
LASIK is a type of eye surgery used to correct refractive errors in the eye. A refractive error includes nearsightedness, astigmatism, and farsightedness. Once you’ve decided you want to have the procedure done, practical questions may crop up. It’s also normal to start feeling nervous about getting LASIK. How can you know if everything will […]
Why You Should Consider PRK If You Don’t Qualify For LASIK
LASIK is a popular refractive surgery used to correct refractive errors. These include farsightedness, nearsightedness, and astigmatism. But before LASIK, there was another procedure. This was a procedure known as PRK (Photo Refractive Keratectomy). PRK was FDA approved in 1996 as a safe and effective procedure to correct refractive errors. LASIK was approved three years […]
Am I A Good LASIK Candidate?
Refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism affect millions of people worldwide. Refractive errors occur when the shape of your eye does not let light focus on the retina directly. These errors can be corrected with prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses. Another treatment option for refractive errors is surgery. Refractive surgery reduces or even eliminates […]