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The Parasite that Loves Contact Lenses

Most of us are aware that we have bacteria both inside and on the surface of our bodies. We grew up learning about the “good bugs” and the “bad bugs.” There are, however, parasites and…

Get Bargain LASIK in Raleigh

Over the years, the price of LASIK has evolved from very expensive few could afford to one that is less pricey. There are still centers that offer LASIK for prices similar to what they were…

The Contact Lens vs. LASIK Safety Debate

It has long been debated whether contact lenses are safer than LASIK. According to a study published in the Archives of Ophthalmology (2006), researchers have confirmed that LASIK surgery as performed this year is safer…

Diabetes & LASIK – Candidacy Considerations

Over one million people have LASIK each year making it one of the most commonly performed medical surgeries. With its popularity, many people have come to believe that virtually anyone can have LASIK performed on…

Tis the Season to Save on LASIK

With the holidays upon us, we are pleased to announce that we are offering significant savings on LASIK and PRK. For a limited time, the team at Raleigh Eye Center is offering LASIK for $1249…

How Eye Exams Can Save Your Life

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. They are also the windows to your health. The eyes provide glimpses into what is going on inside the body often before symptoms of disease…

How to Prevent a Misdemeanor After LASIK

After much research and saving, you decided to undergo LASIK surgery. LASIK releases you of any restrictions that you have had all of your life. The glasses and contacts are gone and you receive this…

Understanding LASIK Technology

With a variety of options available in laser vision correction, how do you know what is best?  As a patient, it can be confusing knowing which option is best and why.  At Raleigh Eye Center,…

How to Care for Your Eyes after LASIK

Deciding to have LASIK on your eyes is a big decision. For obvious reasons, most patients are nervous the day of their procedure. This is often when post operative instructions are given to the patient….

Optometry News: Home Eye Safety Awareness Month

October is home eye safety awareness month. Each year, 2.5 million people suffer an eye injury. Additionally, 50,000 people lose their sight as the result of an eye injury. Eye injuries are also very costly….

Are You Ready for a Lens-Free Summer?

Summer season is around the corner and with it comes all the summer fun. Barbecues and picnics are marked on the calendars and trips to beaches are highly anticipated. Summer is a carefree season with…

The Best Foods to Eat After Having LASIK

You have probably heard more times than you would like to recount, that you are what you eat. What you put into your body affects the way that you feel. If you put healthy fruits…

Ten Reasons You Should Have LASIK Now

As a society we are fortunate to be able to choose what we want to do with our bodies. For those of us who need glasses or contact lenses to see clearly, this is an…