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What is the Cost of Lasik Eye Surgery?

When it comes to the cost of Lasik eye surgery... it is not as simple as you imagine. In most cases, an eye surgeon will quote a price per eye for the surgery, often falling between $1,500 and $2,500 for each eye. But there are other costs that could be involved as well. That’s what…
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Bladeless Lasik Surgery and Other Laser Treatments for Eyesight Correction

Eyeglasses and contact lenses have been the traditional route for dealing with eyesight problems, but in the last 25 years or so, laser treatments have made vast inroads to creating better eyesight for millions of people. There are treatment options that include Lasik, PRK, Lasek, and even inserting artificial lenses permanently into the eye. The…
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Lasik Vision Correction Surgery – What to expect

LASIK stands for “laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis” and is used to treat nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism. The Lasik vision correction surgery uses a laser to reshape the cornea allowing light to enter the eye focused properly on the retina. The surgery usually only takes about 15-30 minutes for both eyes and leaves the patient…
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What to Look for in a Lasik Surgeon / Eye Surgery Doctor

After making the decision to have Lasik surgery, it’s time to find a Lasik surgeon for the job. When you go looking, it may feel like there are Lasik eye surgery doctors everywhere just because you’ll see several choices, but finding the right one isn’t that difficult, you just need to know what to look…
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Happy 25th Birthday LASIK!

Twenty-five years ago, two doctors came together, one from Greece and one from Italy, to develop a procedure that would forever change the way over 28 million people saw things. Quite literally, the way they see. As LASIK celebrates it's 25th birthday, over 28 million people celebrate their new gift of sight. The gift of…
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3 Stages of Dry Eye Treatment

Did you know that July is dry eye awareness month? Maybe with it being summer and the air being dry and hot in certain areas of the world, cases of patients' complaining about dry eyes increases during summer months. Dry eye is often a dismissed condition. Mild cases are commonly brushed off and people just…
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Swimming and Contacts: Do They Go Together?

Simply answered, no, they don't. However, if anyone has poor vision like I do, it really sucks to be without your contacts when you're lounging by the pool. With summer around the corner I'm faced with this same issue that has been a problem for years. I've been told by my optometrist that wearing contacts…
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LASIK Patients Can Still Have Cataract Surgery

There is an increasing concern from patients regarding getting LASIK in their young adult life and the possibility of having to undergo cataract surgery as they get older. LASIK has been around for nearly two decades now and this has brought about the issue of pioneer LASIK patients who are now having vision issues due…
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