Preparing for your LASIK appointment
Lance Kugler, MD General Eye Questions, Refractive SurgeryPatients often feel excited or anxious prior to their LASIK appointment. While these emotions are completely normal, being prepared can help put your mind at ease during the lead up to your big day. Here are a few tips to help you get ready: 1. Ask questions and express your concerns During your consultation and... Read more... Read more
Can LASIK correct astigmatism?
Lance Kugler, MD General Eye Questions, Refractive SurgeryAstigmatism is a refractive error that results in impaired eyesight due to irregular conformation of the eye, meaning the eye is not perfectly round but more ovular. It often occurs early in life and usually in children between the ages of 5 to 17 years old. Astigmatism can last a lifetime if it isn’t treated... Read more... Read more
The Affordability of LASIK
Lance Kugler, MD Refractive Surgery, ResearchSome people are under the impression that LASIK is an expensive luxury. However if you compare the cost of LASIK to the cost of the alternatives, specifically glasses or contact lenses, it is clear that LASIK is a very good value and actually saves money in the long run. Here is an average breakdown of... Read more... Read more