Tag archives for: LASIK

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 […]

LASIK Procedure Checklist

Your LASIK Consultation Checklist: I have independently researched the LASIK procedure and other laser vision correction procedures. I have taken the time to think through whether vision correction surgery is a good option for my vision and lifestyle. What to Look for in a LASIK Surgeon: I have selected a qualified surgeon who is: A […]

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 […]

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: […]

How to Use Your FSA and HSA for Laser Vision Correction 2022 Changes

How to Use Your FSA and HSA for Laser Vision Correction For the tax year 2022, the IRS has announced contribution limits for both the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and the Health Savings Accounts (HSA). Those who have access to these accounts may be interested to learn they can use their FSA or HSA for […]

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 […]

Military Trusts LASIK and So Can You

For most people, having LASIK is about seeing well without needing to rely on glasses and contacts. What you may not know is that the U.S. military trusts LASIK and other laser vision correction procedures in order for service members to have the vision required for operational success and safety. While a civilian may really […]