Tag: laser vision correction

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….

Active Lifestyles and LASIK

LASIK vision correction, considered the most popular cosmetic surgery in the U.S., has helped more than 20 million Americans see clearly since it was first performed in the U.S. over two decades ago. The procedure…

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…

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…

LASIK’s Long Term Efficacy Proven

The technology used in the laser vision correction procedure, LASIK, has improved dramatically in the almost two decades it has been available in the U.S.  The improvements in technology have helped shape the long-term results…

LASIK and Glaucoma: Is it Safe?

As the second most common cause of blindness in the United States, glaucoma is a serious eye condition. Affecting an estimated 4 million people in the U.S., only half actually know they have it. Glaucoma…

LASIK Candidacy: Why LASIK is Not for Everyone

As the most popular corrective procedure performed in the U.S., LASIK has helped more than 18 million Americans see clearly. Due to its’ popularity, it is easy to see why many myopic, astigmatic and hyperopic…

‘Tis the Season for Clear Vision

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…

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…

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,…

Raleigh Eye Center’s Statement on LASIK Safety

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery represents more than 9,000 eye surgeons worldwide. ASCRS treats all concerns about the safety and effectiveness of LASIK very seriously. Based on substantial research and data collected…

LASIK Contraindications and Why they are Important

According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, a contraindication is a “symptom or condition that makes a treatment or procedure inadvisable”. The LASIK procedure helps many people achieve near perfect vision but not everyone is a…

The Best Age to Have LASIK

“Age is just a number,” is a phrase that does not apply when referring to LASIK. Age plays a key role in determining who is a good candidate for LASIK. While most people are candidates…