Blog Category: General Eye Questions

Preparing for your LASIK appointment

Patients 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?

Astigmatism 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

Why you Shouldn’t be Afraid of LASIK

With our sight being one of our most cherished senses, it comes as no surprise that some patients feel apprehensive before undergoing laser eye surgery. For more than 20 years, LASIK has been a successful vision correction procedure for over 16 million people. From famous athletes to professionals that rely on having excellent sight for... Read... Read more

Risk of Infection from LASIK vs. Contacts

Eye infections are a burdensome complication that no one enjoys. For this reason, many people are hesitant about undergoing surgery. Believe it or not, choosing corrective vision lenses over LASIK eye surgery can actually put you at a greater risk for infection. A study published in the Archives of Ophthalmology found that the cumulative annual...... Read more