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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….

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…

Why Younger Patients are Ideal for LASIK

Let’s face it, young eyes often take a beating, especially when contact lenses are worn. For the college age group, there are many late nights studying and hanging out with friends, which can take its…

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…

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…