Tag archives for: Laser Vision Correction

Here are ten reasons why LASIK is a procedure you can trust:

The LASIK information is provided by the Refractive Surgery Council. It is extremely safe. Safer, in fact, than long-term contact lens wear where the risk of infection is actually pretty high. The computer-guided lasers used in LASIK are extremely precise and accurate. The femtosecond laser pulses at one quadrillionth of a second to create microscopic cavities […]

Options in Laser Vision Correction

Options in Laser Vision Correction Conventional LASIK – This is the oldest form of LASIK which uses a microkeratome blade to create a flap in the cornea. The flap is folded back and an excimer laser is used to reshape the cornea under the flap to address your vision prescription.  The flap is gently placed back […]

Most Googled Questions About LASIK Answered

Today we wanted to take some time to answer some of the most-Googled questions about LASIK. With so many options in laser vision correction today, having an in-person conversation with a highly qualified surgeon is the best way to get the information you need. However, we thought you would find it helpful if we put […]

LASIK Safety and Performance Continue to Impress

At the May 2016 annual meeting of the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery – the medical organization of surgeons specializing in vision correction and cataract surgeries – updates of several high-profile research studies of LASIK safety and performance, including the FDA PROWL study, were presented showing impressively and consistently high marks for safety, outcomes, as well as […]

What It Takes to See the Golf Ball Clearly

High visual acuity is necessary to target the landing on the fairway, line up the shot, and hit the ball. Here are a few of the ways eyes and vision work to support a great golf game: Eye-hand coordination: The ability to absorb the relevant visual information (distance, direction, elevation, conditions, topography, etc.) and use […]

How to Prepare for LASIK

How do I prepare for LASIK? After the eye exam and LASIK consult, and you are ready to move forward and schedule a date, there may be a few things you need to do in the days leading up to your surgery. Your surgeon will go over the specifics for you, and be sure you […]

Interested in LASIK? How to Choose a Surgeon

Getting LASIK or other laser vision correction procedure like SMILE or PRK is a big decision.  You need to think it through carefully to make sure you are doing the right thing for your health and vision. To help, here we offer some tips and information on the first important steps to take on the […]

What Vision Problems does LASIK Treat?

What vision problems does LASIK treat? LASIK corrects a variety of common vision problems, including myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism (irregular cornea), and presbyopia (“aging eyes”). Vision prescriptions are measured in “diopters” – a measurement of the focusing power of the eye. Advanced laser vision correction procedures can a treat and range of prescriptions including: […]

LASIK is for those who are Good Candidates

  If you are thinking about having your vision improved with a laser vision correction procedure such as LASIK, you are naturally going to want to know about the potential for LASIK complications. It is natural to worry, and healthy to investigate, the risks, along with the benefits of any procedure – particularly one you […]

How does LASIK Work 2022?

How does LASIK work? LASIK is like sculpting the power of a contact lens onto the surface of your eye. Your vision becomes focused and clear as though you are wearing contacts and often even more clear.  The clear and crisp vision is without the nuisance of putting in and taking out the contacts every […]