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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…

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…

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…

Why You Should Love Your LASIK Provider

Let’s face it; there are many choices when it comes to where to go for LASIK or PRK. As an educated consumer, it is your duty to ensure that the provider selected is up to…

Founder of LASIK Awarded by President Obama

Technology has, for the most part, made life easier for the masses. We no longer have to travel by horse (unless we want to). We can cure and prevent many diseases and illnesses. And people…

Getting the Biggest Bang for Your LASIK Buck

If you are like many Raleigh, NC flexible spending account (FSA) holders, you are scrambling this time of year to use the remaining money left in your account. There are only so many bandages and…

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…

Dispelling LASIK Myths

With approximately 75% of the adult population wearing some form of corrective lenses and more than 1 million people having LASIK annually, most of us know at least one person who has had or is…

The Best Foods to Eat After Having LASIK

You have probably heard more times than you would like to recount, that you are what you eat. What you put into your body affects the way that you feel. If you put healthy fruits…