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SMILE, LASIK or PRK: Which is Best?

3 Generations of Laser Eye Surgery

If you’re ready to live your life free from glasses and contacts, you’ve probably decided that laser eye surgery is the best option for you. Knowing which procedure is the best for you can be a bit more difficult. Those who have chosen laser eye surgery find themselves weighing the three best options: SMILE, LASIK...

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Mar
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How to Use Eye Drops Properly After Laser Eye Surgery

How to Use Eye Drops Properly

Almost every laser eye surgery procedure at your local eye center will include aftercare with a prescription for medicated eye drops or ointments from your ophthalmologist. This is an essential part of the aftercare process and the instructions for use should not be overlooked. First, Your Doctor’s Staff Will Explain and Demonstrate Upon giving you...

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Mar
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Presbyopia Correction: The Raindrop Near Vision Inlay

Presbyopia Correction

What is Presbyopia? Presbyopia is an age-related condition that results in gradual loss of near vision.  As we age, the lens of our eye loses elasticity and begins to harden.  This results in a lessened ability to focus on objects up close. Presbyopia most commonly begins to become noticeable in your mid to late 40’s....

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Dec
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SMILE Laser Eye Surgery: Explained

The ReLEx SMILE procedure is the newest and most advanced form of refractive eye surgery.  First came PRK, then the LASIK revolution, now SMILE is set to revolutionize laser vision correction once more. Surface ablation surgery Subepithelial ablation Excimer laser treatment Extended visual recovery time Patient discomfort Flap surgery Stromal ablation Excimer laser treatment or...

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Aug
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LASIK Preferred to Contact Lenses Over Time

A new study found that contact lens users who chose to have LASIK were more satisfied with their vision a year after the surgery, and even more satisfied after two and even three years, according to the study conducted by the Cornea Research Foundation of America. Contact lens users were found to have decreasing levels of...

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8
Aug
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A Closer Look at LASIK

If would like to reclaim your vision and are curious to see a detailed look at our safe and effective LASIK procedure, click the link below to sit in on a full surgery at the LaserVue Eye Center! In this video you will see safest LASIK procedure performed by the expert hands of Dr. Jay...

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3
Jun
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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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Apr
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Am I A Good Candidate for LASIK?

"Am I A Good Candidate for Lasik?"

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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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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