Allergy sufferers find relief after LASIK surgery

Published by Lance Kugler, MD on April 1, 2011

Now that spring allergy season is upon us, we are reminded of how common it is for allergy suffers to have difficulty wearing contact lenses comfortably. In fact, allergy-related contact lens intolerance is one of the most common reasons that people seek LASIK surgery. Although LASIK does not cure the allergy problem, it can eliminate the need to have contact lenses in eyes that are irritated by allergies. If you are bothered by your contact lenses during allergy season, then come see us for an evaluation!

Lance Kugler, MD, is a specialist in LASIK and vision correction surgery and CEO of Kugler Vision. A proud Omaha native, he is passionate about improving lives through clear vision. Dr. Kugler serves on several national boards, and his practice is recognized internationally as a center of excellence. Dr. Kugler is one of the original founders of the Refractive Surgery Alliance, an international organization comprised of over 350 of the world’s leading vision correction surgeons; he also served as its first president. In 2019, Dr. Kugler was selected as a TEDx speaker, and delivered a talk in Omaha about the worldwide epidemic of nearsightedness and refractive solutions. Dr. Kugler is an Associate Professor of Refractive Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Truhlsen Eye Institute, has been published in many medical journals, and participates in numerous clinical studies to advance the field of vision correction surgery. Additionally, Dr. Kugler is proud to be a Board Certified Fellow of the World College of Refractive Surgery & Visual Sciences. Dr. Kugler and his wife are proud parents to five active kids. When he has a spare moment, he enjoys skiing, tennis, travel, and fine coffee.

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