Say Hello to a New You with 20/20 Vision in 2021!
If you wear glasses or contact lenses to see, then you know that it’s not exactly a perfect solution. You can see but there are restraints. There are often activities that you shouldn’t take part in or things that you shouldn’t be doing. Glasses and contacts can be expensive! But for many people, the number […]
5 of the Best Things About Getting SMILE in Los Angeles This Fall
Have you ever thought about what it would be like if you could wake up every morning and see clearly? You wouldn’t need glasses or contacts. Instead, you’d have crystal clear vision. Sounds like it’s too good to be true, but what if you could make it a reality? When you have a procedure like […]
Can I Use An FSA Or HSA To Pay For SMILE?
Tired of wearing glasses that fall down your face and contacts that dry out your eyes? When it comes to thinking about having a vision correction procedure, one of the things that often stand in the way of potential patients is cost. After all, procedures like LASIK and SMILE are elective, meaning most insurance plans […]
Why Very Few Clinics Specialize In SMILE Vision Correction
One of the questions we get asked by a lot of our SMILE patients and others considering LASIK or other refractive surgeries is this: Why don’t other LASIK centers offer SMILE? And why do they tell me that LASIK is safer, or only tell me negative things about SMILE? First, let’s understand a bit more […]
ArcScan Insight 100: Retest Your Eyes For LASIK or SMILE Candidacy
We’re so excited to announce our newest piece of equipment that will enable us to help as many people as we can improve their vision for the long-term. We know, you’re probably wondering why you should care about a piece of equipment at an eye clinic? After all, isn’t that just something an ophthalmologist would […]
4 Signs It’s Time To Say Goodbye To Glasses And Hello To Refractive Surgery
On a good day, glasses can be annoying, frustrating, and cost you money! But on a bad day, they can seriously get in your way and may seem like a waste. So why bother? If you’re tired of dealing with glasses getting in your way every time you turn around, there’s a better way. Keep […]
Are SMILE and LASIK Eye Surgery the Same?
You may think that if you’ve heard of one vision correction procedure, you’ve heard of them all, especially when it comes to SMILE and LASIK. But that’s actually not even close to true! The truth is, there may be some similarities between LASIK and SMILE, but they are not the same thing. Keep reading to learn […]
Is SMILE Eye Surgery Permanent?
Are you considering a vision correction procedure? Of course, the first step is finding out if you’re a good candidate for one. But what about the results? After all, you don’t want to get a procedure like SMILE and then have your eyes revert back to how they were a year later. Keep reading to […]
Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Get LASIK This Summer
Do you tell yourself this is going to be your best summer every year? You mean well: going sailing, exploring downtown San Francisco, and spending plenty of time at the beach soaking in the sun’s rays. But there’s always something holding you back. If you wear glasses or contacts, these visual aids are a temporary […]
Understanding Autoimmune Disorders And Your Vision
Autoimmune disorders are on the rise. A 2017 estimate from the National Institute of Health (NIH) reports 23.5 million Americans are affected by one of many autoimmune disorders. Another report suggests 50 million. And about 4% of the global population is affected by an autoimmune disorder. Regardless of which number hits closer, suffice it to say that the number […]
3 Reasons Millennials Should Consider LASIK or SMILE
Hey Millennials! Yep, you know who you are (and if you don’t know where you fit on the Millennial spectrum, yours is the generation born between 1981 and 1996. It’s no joke that today’s Millennials are busy. Between college classes, part-time or full-time jobs, starting out a career or moving up in your professional careers, […]
Coronavirus, Contact Lenses And Your Eyes
With the recent spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the world, people are racing for hand sanitizer, masks and adding to their emergency home kits. But many people are overlooking a very important risk-factor simply because they never even thought about it, and few organizations have announced it. Could your contact lenses be putting you at […]