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How LASIK Works

How LASIK works in two steps: First, the surgeon uses a femtosecond laser which is the latest technology or a microkeratome to make a micron-thin, circular flap in the cornea – the surface of the eye. This takes just a few seconds. The surgeon gently moves the flap to expose the layer of tissue where […]

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Using HSA or FSA Funds Saves Money on LASIK

The good news is vision correction procedure LASIK is a qualified medical expense by the IRS and, therefore, can be used with funds set aside in an HSA or a flexible savings account, known as an FSA. The funds in these tax savings accounts are set aside directly from your paycheck – before taxes are […]

The Cost of LASIK 2023

The cost of LASIK eye surgery 2023 reflects an elective procedure that has been called life changing. Many people reduce their need for glasses and contacts for years.  The money saved on associated costs reflects only part of the surgery’s value. Many find that after LASIK they can do what they could not have done […]

Reasons Athletes Choose LASIK for Laser Vision Correction in 2023

5 Reasons Athletes Choose LASIK Because different types of sports have different requirements, athletes should know there are options when it comes to laser vision correction treatment. LASIK is the most popular laser vision correction procedure available today because it is a safe and effective option, delivering excellent vision with a fast recovery time in […]

LASIK Alternative to glasses and contacts

LASIK Alternative to Glasses and Contacts

LASIK is a safe and popular alternative to glasses and contact lenses, with millions of satisfied patients. The best way for you to determine if you are a candidate for LASIK is with a complete medical examination of your eyes and personal consultation in our office. LASIK can treat a broad range of nearsightedness, farsightedness, […]

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Undecided About LASIK

Chances are, you’ve heard of LASIK. But do you know what it does or what the procedure entails? LASIK is a form of laser vision correction, one of the most popular elective surgeries in the U.S. Using a laser beam, an eye surgeon can reshape the cornea of your eye to make it more ideal […]

How Long is LASIK Recovery Time?

For most people, LASIK recovery time is fast, and patients resume most normal activities within a day or two. The actual healing period takes a little while longer, typically lasting 3-6 months during which time you should expect your vision to gradually improve. When you have LASIK eye surgery, you are very focused on one […]

How Long Does LASIK LAST?

One of the most frequently asked questions eye doctors are asked about is how long does LASIK last? Does LASIK Surgery Last Forever? The short and simple answer is yes. Procedures such as LASIK, PRK, and SMILE are permanent forms of laser vision correction. However, what many people really want to know is: Will I […]

What Is Monovision (or Blended Vision)?

Almost everyone over the age of 40 eventually struggles with the onset of presbyopia (literally, “aging eye”). This is the normal aging process of the eye that makes it harder to focus clearly on close objects. Reading a newspaper or menu, or trying to see your smartphone screen, becomes a challenging and frustrating task. When […]

Are you a LASIK Candidate?

Who can get LASIK? If you need glasses or contacts to see well, it is likely you have imagined what life would be like to be able to see without them. You have probably thought: Should I get LASIK? And, you may have wondered if you could be a good candidate. It is an important […]