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Your First Internship and 4 Ways Your Contact Lenses Could Blow It

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Welcome to the real world, fam. It’s a world where working 9-to-5 really means 8-to-6:30, where coffee > blood in sustaining life and where your eyes and back (maintain good posture!!) are often unhappy. If you’re getting ready to start your first internship, you’ll understand soon enough. Yes, internships are an amazing way to gain...

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6
May
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I’ve Got Astigmatism, Can I Get LASIK? (Spoiler alert: yes)

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For those of you impatient types who like to skip to the end of an article before reading the beginning, we’ve taken the liberty of answering your most pressing question up front [SPOILERS AHEAD]: Yes, for those of you with mild to moderate astigmatism, LASIK can probably help. With that out of the way, here’s...

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29
Apr
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Am I A Good Candidate for LASIK?

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When you know you want to get LASIK, there are a million questions swimming in your head. What’s the process? Who do I talk to to get the ball rolling? What movies are opening this Friday that I can watch with my new, incredibly cool LASIK vision? (You may be getting ahead of yourself with...

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Apr
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I’ve Decided to Get LASIK. Now What?

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The first step is admitting you have a problem. A vision problem. So you’ve made the decision to get LASIK surgery. Right on! Now what? Step 1: Find a Surgeon The first thing you need to do is to talk with a doctor that can provide LASIK — called an ophthalmologist — to find out...

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15
Apr
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Can I Use an FSA for LASIK? How to Plan for LASIK Next Year

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The end of the year can be a super confusing time of year for medical planning, especially if you’re in the middle of your employer’s open enrollment period. You’re asked to think 12 months ahead and handcuff yourself to a plan and level of coverage. This is also when you can make allowances in your...

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12
Apr
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Why We Use All-Laser LASIK

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In your research on LASIK, you may have come across the terms “blade” and “bladeless” LASIK. Below, we explore why we use bladeless LASIK. Blade LASIK is the original version of LASIK, wherein a microkeratome—a tool with an oscillating blade—is used for the first step of the LASIK procedure, the corneal flap creation. Bladeless LASIK...

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8
Apr
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How Long Will My LASIK Procedure Take?

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Okay, okay, I want better vision, but please if you’re going to do stuff to my eye, make it quick, pleasepleaseplease… We get it. You’re sick of the hassles of glasses or contacts, but that doesn’t mean you’re without reservations about getting LASIK. Any kind of medical procedure is a little scary, especially when it...

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Apr
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Does LASIK Hurt? Your Questions Answered

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You’ve been thinking about it for years, but only one thing is holding you back: the fear. Guess what? You’re not alone. Let’s break it down. Level with me – does the LASIK procedure hurt? In all honesty, it can vary. You will be given eye drops before the procedure to numb your eyes. Patients...

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25
Mar
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4 Ways Your Contacts Try to Undermine Your Office Life

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Look at you! You’ve got your nine-to-five office job. You’re on your grind. You’re proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Spanish (at least according to your resume). You’ve come so far. But people just don’t understand how hard you really have it. While you take a break from humble bragging about your desk toys and...

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18
Mar
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An Open Letter to My Contact Lenses

Dear contacts, We had a good run. I appreciate all of the work you’ve done over the years, really I do. Hell, you gave me the gift of sight. You’re amazing. But lately, it just hasn’t been the same… I’m sick of the routine. The waking up blind, stumbling over cold feet to the bathroom...

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11
Mar
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How Can I Pay for LASIK?

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LASIK eye surgery costs one bajillion dollars. Well, no. It can’t be that much. “Bajillion” isn’t a number. But it’s not cheap, that’s for sure. Right? The average cost for LASIK is around $4,200, or $2,100 per eye. That’s nothing to sneeze at, but there are things you can do to make the cost much...

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Mar
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Contacts Are a Procrastinator’s Worst Nightmare

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There’s always tomorrow. We’ve got plenty of time. Tomorrow is another day. Eh, it’ll be fiiiiiine. These are the procrastinator mantras. You can hear them echo across college campuses, office bullpens and dilapidated apartment buildings everywhere. Anytime something needs to get done, a procrastinator is ready to put it off one more day. And another...

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29
Feb
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Should I get LASIK or SMILE?

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SMILE isn’t available in the US yet, but its FDA studies seem to indicate that it will be at some point soon. So, when SMILE comes out should you go for it or go for LASIK? We explore the differences below. Which laser eye surgery is the best? Laser vision correction can be confusing. Many...

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26
Feb
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What Is LASIK Recovery Like?

So you’re excited about the idea of life after LASIK. Can’t say we blame you. Imagine going for a spontaneous swim without worrying about your contacts, or finally being able to see your alarm clock in the morning. Imagine not groping around in a panic every time you drop a contact on the bathroom floor....

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Feb
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LASIK Surgery and Farsightedness / Nearsightedness

If you’re considering LASIK surgery, knowing the details is important. Read these patient questions and doctor answers to learn more about hyperopia, myopia, and presbyopia. After LASIK surgery for farsightedness, how well can I expect to see? Will it be a reasonable replacement for glasses or will it be better? Most patients can expect their...

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