Am I Too Old for LASIK Surgery?

Have you ever wondered about the best age to get LASIK? Many of our patients have told us that they’ve heard laser eye surgery is best suited for younger people, generally those under 40. But this assumption doesn’t provide the whole story. In fact, there isn’t a singular best age to get LASIK. But there are age-related factors to take into consideration when thinking about this procedure. Here are the top two.

Posted in Lasik Information

How Your Vision Changes as You Age

We often are asked by patients about what vision changes are normal at every age, and whether they should be concerned about age related eye problems or eye diseases commonly associated with older age. To help you out, here’s a breakdown of what to expect, along with some tips for what you can do to positively impact your eyesight and eye health as you age. 

Posted in Nearsightedness, Presbyopia, Cataract Information

LASIK: More Affordable Than You Might Think

If you’re someone who wears contact lenses and/or glasses, you probably have considered LASIK laser eye surgery at one point or another. But if you still haven’t gone forward with the procedure, what’s holding you back? For many people, the cost of LASIK is often the primary concern - and we completely understand. This surgery is a monetary investment, but it’s also one worth making.

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Eye Drops: Answers to All Your Top Questions

If you’re like many of our patients, using eye drops is something you do often. You might have a job that requires staring at a computer screen all day, so artificial tears might give your eyes some much-needed hydration. Or maybe you have recurring eye allergies and regularly use a drop for that. But even if you use eye drops every day, have you ever thought about eye drop instructions and how to use them for optimal eye care? 

Posted in primary eye care

Horizon Hosts Continuing Education for Phoenix Optometrists

Within the eye care community, Horizon Eye Specialists and LASIK Center is known as an industry leader in both surgery and technology, as well as, a provider of excellent patient care. It is because of this trust and belief in our abilities, doctors throughout the Phoenix metro area (and the state of Arizona) refer their own patients to Horizon Eye Specialists for surgical consultation and advanced medical care. These referring doctors include other ophthalmologists and optometrists, but also primary care providers, internists, neurologists and other medical sub-specialists.

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