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Is LASIK Eye Surgery Right For You?

Is LASIK Eye Surgery Right For You?

LASIK eye surgery can be very successful when performed on the right patients by qualified opthalmologist, but it is not for everyone. Individuals who have severe refractive errors may not be good candidates for LASIK laser eye surgery, though recent technological advancements have made treatment possible for most people with healthy and stable eyes. [...]

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The Right Surgeon, the Right LASIK Treatment

The Right Surgeon, the Right LASIK Treatment

With the popularity of LASIK procedures, there are some unscrupulous doctors who take advantage of this and perform procedures poorly. If you care for your eyes, you should not trust just any doctor with them. Good LASIK doctors are not at all hard to find. Here are some tips to remember in searching for the [...]

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Treating Astigmatism

Treating Astigmatism

Corneas that are irregularly shaped due to trauma or genetics are known to be the cause of astigmatism. It is classified under eye refractive errors because the cornea’s shape alters the way that light rays are refracted and projected unto the eyes’ retina. The usual symptoms of astigmatism include distortions in one’s vision, such as blurred [...]

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How Much Does LASIK Eye Surgery Cost?

How Much Does LASIK Eye Surgery Cost?

As technology continues to improve, vision correction has gotten more effective and more safe. Most people who undergo vision correction now, especially through LASIK surgery, have short recovery periods and notice few bad side effects. The procedure itself is conducted on an outpatient basis, since only a few hours recovery time are generally required. So [...]

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LASIK and Your Wallet

LASIK and Your Wallet

Medical surgeries are known to be expensive procedures, and LASIK eye surgery is no exception. It’s hard to break down the exact price because there are so many factors that come into play when it comes to laser eye surgery. The location and the facility are the first things everybody should consider. Where you decide to [...]

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The Different Faces of LASIK

The Different Faces of LASIK

LASIK vision correction surgery is an effective but expensive procedure. It can set you back by as much as $2,500 for each eye. These costs vary according to the skills and experience of the LASIK doctor, and the type of LASIK technology that will be used on you. The LASIK clinic will give you a [...]

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Why LASIK is not Perfect…

Why LASIK is not Perfect…

Nowadays, LASIK eye surgery has enjoyed much-deserved popularity because of its innovations in treating visual problems. Because of the success of the original LASIK procedure, many techniques utilizing the same principles have been invented, making visual correction relatively easy and safe. But even so, it is still not considered as a perfect solution, and certain [...]

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What LASIK Can Do in Treating Presbyopia

What LASIK Can Do in Treating Presbyopia

LASIK eye surgery has made leaps and bounds in treating eye defects worldwide, and one of those problems that can be corrected is presbyopia. Presbyopia is described as a condition where the patient has increased difficulty-seeing things within very short distances. To be more specific, it relates to the eye muscles and how it reshapes [...]

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The Dangers of LASIK

The Dangers of LASIK

The large number of LASIK clinics that offer vision correction procedures is an indication of just how popular this treatment has become. For those who have lived most of their lives under the mercy of eyesight problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, LASIK is alluring. The promise of LASIK is indeed very inviting, but [...]

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How to Get A Complication-Free LASIK Surgery

How to Get A Complication-Free LASIK Surgery

Laser Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis, or better known as LASIK, is an advanced type of refractive surgery that carries advantages over other dated methods. Lesser pain after surgery and faster, more noticeable results are just some of the benefits patients enjoy after going under the laser. Using a microkeratome blade and an excimer laser to [...]

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