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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….

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…

Feel Confident with Your LASIK Decision

Introducing Our LASIK Best Price Guarantee When searching for the best place to get LASIK there are many things to consider. The most important decision shouldn’t be cost. Yet many scramble in search of the…

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…

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…

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…

10 LASIK Questions You Didn’t Think of Asking

While a common procedure, patients often forget to ask some of the most important questions while having their LASIK consultation. Check out these ten very important questions you should ask before having LASIK vision correction…

Should I Have LASIK if I Have Dry Eyes?

A common problem is exacerbated this time of the year – dry eyes. For those considering having LASIK vision correction surgery, this condition can cause a lot of trouble during the healing process. There are…

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…

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…

Tough LASIK Questions

There are many websites that provide frequently asked questions and answers about LASIK. In this week’s blog we decided to go a step further and provide some of the tough questions we get from patients…

What Makes a Good LASIK Patient?

As the most popular corrective procedure performed in the U.S., LASIK has helped more than 14 million Americans see clearly. Due to its’ popularity, it is easy to see why many myopic, astigmatic and hyperopic…

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…