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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…

Should Diabetic Patients Undergo 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…

Five 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….

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…

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…