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

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 Presbyopia, Nearsightedness, Cataract Information

How to Tell if You Need Eyeglasses

In the U.S. 61%  of people wear glasses, contact lenses, or other vision aids. If you find yourself experiencing the disruptions to your life that come with uncorrected vision problems it’s time to visit and eye doctor to see if you need glasses. Blurry vision, headaches, and difficulty focusing can all make life tough when it doesn’t have to be. You may be asking yourself, do I need glasses? Here are some signs:

Posted in Optometry Information, Nearsightedness

Nearsightedness – All Treatment Options At Horizon Laser Vision

Nearsightedness is a refractive error that many of our patients suffer from, in which images of distant objects are blurry. At the same time, a person with myopia (the clinical term for nearsightedness) can see objects that are close by very clearly. This condition occurs when the eyeball becomes a little longer than normal. Hence, light rays do not fall straight on the retina, but instead fall in front of it. Myopia can be corrected by wearing glasses or contact lenses. Based on the severity of your condition, you may need to wear them continuously or only for certain activities such as reading, watching films or driving.

Posted in Nearsightedness

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