Tag: LASIK

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….

Allergies Got You Down – Consider LASIK

As fall approaches, allergies once again rear their ugly head for many Triangle area residents. Eye allergies are one of the most common disorders of the eye, affecting approximately 40 million Americans. The vast majority…

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…

Infections Caused by Wearing Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are worn by millions of people each and every day. These medical devices are safe when they are worn properly. Improper care of contact lenses leads to an increased risk of eye infections….

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…

Common Reasons for Blurred Vision

Blurry vision may not seem like something to be concerned about. Most of us have experienced it to some degree during our lives. For example, when we are tired, our eyes are less clear. Vision…

Dry Eye Syndrome FAQ’s

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that affects millions of Americans. The symptoms can range from mild to debilitating. Here are some frequently asked questions about dry eye syndrome. What is Dry Eye Syndrome?…

Smoking’s Hidden Eye Dangers

We all know that smoking is dangerous to our health. We hear about the problems that smoking can cause such as lung cancer and emphysema. Did you know that smoking can actually cause problems to…

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…

Enjoy More of What You Love with LASIK

As summer continues, people are preparing their bodies for the beach and pool. The desire to feel and look your best in a bathing suit is quite common. One thing that is often forgotten however,…