Tag: eye surgery

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….

Cataracts – What You Need to Know

Developing cataracts is inevitable for most people. What starts out as slightly blurry vision slowly progresses into a serious issue that involves yellowing, blurry, foggy vision. Some people do not notice the symptoms until cataracts…

Smoking and LASIK: The Blinding Truth

Most of us by now are aware of the dangers that can result from smoking. Smoking of any kind not only damages the lungs by decreasing lung capacity, it also increases the risk of cancer,…

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…

Ten Characteristics of a Good LASIK Candidate

If you are tired or wearing glasses or contact lenses, you may be considering having LASIK or PRK. Both procedures have helped millions of people reduce their dependency or eliminate the need for glasses 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…