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Should Diabetic Patients Undergo LASIK?

When undergoing a surgical procedure, the potential for complications can make most patients a little nervous. This is especially true for those with diabetes. Part of this stems from the increased risk diabetic patients face…

5 Mistakes LASIK Patients Make

LASIK vision correction is something most people with refractive errors dream about. They want to be able to enjoy life and all that it has to offer without a dependency on glasses or contact lenses….

What Does 20/20 Vision Really Mean?

Perfect vision is truly in the eyes of the beholder. What one considers excellent, another may consider ok. Last week we posted a link that generated a lot of interest. It addressed the question, “What…

Floaters, Flashers & When You Should Seek Help

Floaters, Flashers & When You Should Seek Help The tiny specks that move across your field of vision have a name. They are called floaters. They are often more noticeable when looking at something that…

Should I Wait to Have LASIK?

Should I Wait to Have LASIK? Comparing the Cost of LASIK, Contact Lenses & Glasses LASIK vision correction surgery is something that many people with refractive errors such as myopia and hyperopia, are considering for…

Life After LASIK: Amanda Smith’s LASIK Account

Life After LASIK: Amanda Smith’s LASIK Account We love happy endings! The winner of this year’s LASIK giveaway, Amanda Smith, shares her recent experience having LASIK at Raleigh Eye Center. Why did you choose Raleigh…

LASIK After 40: Special Considerations

LASIK After 40: Special Considerations Laser Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis, or LASIK is the most popular cosmetic procedure performed in the U.S., having helped more than 18 million Americans see clearly since it was approved in…

Understanding Presbyopia

Between the ages of 40-45, the phrase that is uttered out of almost every adult is “my eyes just aren’t as good as they used to be.” People that never wore glasses now need glasses…

Five Questions to Ask Before Having LASIK

If you are one of the millions gearing up to have LASIK this year, you are probably in the process of deciding where to go for this important procedure. While the procedure has evolved into…

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…

Getting the Biggest Bang for Your LASIK Buck

If you are like many Raleigh, NC flexible spending account (FSA) holders, you are scrambling this time of year to use the remaining money left in your account. There are only so many bandages and…

Diabetes and LASIK: Safety Concerns

When undergoing a surgical procedure, the potential for complications can make many patients nervous. Patients with diabetes might wonder whether there should be special cause for concern. If you are diabetic and considering LASIK, it…

When LASIK is Not the Best Option

Millions of people undergo refractive surgeries such as LASIK and PRK each year, making it one of the most popular surgical procedures performed in the U.S. There are certain people, however, who should stick with…