Tag: refractive surgery

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….

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…

Smoking and LASIK: The Blinding Truth

Most of us by now are aware of the dangers that can result from smoking. Smoking of any kind not only damages the lungs by decreasing lung capacity, it also increases the risk of cancer,…

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…

The Technology that Makes LASIK Life Changing

LASIK (laser-assisted in situ Keratomileusis) technology has advanced in the last few decades. In the past, many laser surgery patients complained about glare, halos, and difficulty driving at night. New technology takes this into consideration…

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…

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…

The Best Age to Have LASIK

“Age is just a number,” is a phrase that does not apply when referring to LASIK. Age plays a key role in determining who is a good candidate for LASIK. While most people are candidates…

LASIK: Make your eyes feel young again

There is a lot of confusing information online about LASIK and age. Some websites say you should be 18 to have the procedure, while others say 21. It is also confusing for those nearing the…

‘Tis the Season for Clear Vision

With the holidays upon us, we are pleased to announce that we are offering significant savings on LASIK and PRK. For a limited time, the team at Raleigh Eye Center is offering LASIK for $1249…

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…