Keep Calm & Get LASIK

So you want LASIK laser eye surgery, but… you’re scared. If this sounds familiar, you’re not at all alone. In fact, this is extremely common for many people in need of vision correction. They know they’re eligible for the procedure and they believe they’d benefit from it. But, they're terrified of LASIK side effects or something going wrong. They keep wondering, “is LASIK dangerous?” If you can relate to this, here’s some information to help you understand what you’re signing up for and how to stay calm along the journey.

Posted in Presbyopia, Monovision, Lasik Information, Optometry Information, Blended Vision, Nearsightedness, LASIK Surgery Options, LASIK Eye, How to Fix Nearsightedness, Eye Exam, LASIK financing

Vision Correction vs. LASIK: Which is Right For You?

We have plenty of patients who visit us and are eligible for LASIK, but on the fence about getting the vision correction surgery or just sticking it out with glasses or contacts. They wonder, “should I get LASIK?” or whether there are other LASIK alternatives to pursue instead. If this sounds like your situation, here’s a look at some of the factors to think through as you make this important decision.

Posted in Presbyopia, Monovision, Lasik Information, Optometry Information, Blended Vision, Nearsightedness, LASIK Surgery Options, LASIK Eye, How to Fix Nearsightedness, Eye Exam, LASIK financing

Monovision or Blended Vision: See Near, See Far

Monovision is a type of surgery in which the doctor replaces a patient’s natural lens with an artificial lens to resolve presbyobia. Presbyopia usually develops at the age of 40 and above, making it difficult to read small prints and focus on nearby objects. Majority of the people choose to use bifocals or progressive lenses to correct it. Monovision is a relatively new method to correct presbyopia in which one of the eyes is fitted with a distant lens, and other one is fitted with a near vision lens, providing a combination of better eyesight.

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