Posts by IQ Laser Vision

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…

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SMILE Eye Surgery vs LASIK: What Sets Them Apart (Cost, etc.)?

(Originally published on June 7, 2019) You may have heard about the latest SMILE eye surgery that offers an alternative to LASIK eye surgery. What separates these two procedures, though? Why would you want to choose SMILE instead of LASIK? Which procedure is safest, or gives the best results? These are excellent questions, so let’s…

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7 Myths About SMILE Laser Eye Surgery & Real Patient Reviews

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(Originally pubished on Apr 5, 2019) It’s not unusual to feel queasy about eye surgery – most people cringe a little when they consider anything invasive involving their eyes. That intrinsic discomfort isn’t helped by some of the pervasive myths that surround SMILE laser eye surgery and other kinds of refractive surgery. So what’s real…

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Does Lasik Hurt? The Truth About Lasik

Does Lasik Hurt? When it comes to correcting problems with your vision, Lasik is one of the most common and popular solutions on the market. Lasik eye surgery is a highly sought-after procedure because it’s quick, the results are phenomenal, and it’s incredibly safe. There is very little risk of any side effects when you…

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Laser Eyes Surgery: Addressing 5 Common Fears

We all dream of having perfect eyesight, yet for many of us, the thought of laser eye surgery or laser vision correction can be worrisome. After all, it’s not always easy to endure the thought of someone performing a procedure on your eyes. Many people consider LASIK and similar eye procedures, but they put their…

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Astigmatism Correction: What Is It and How It Works

Astigmatism is an extremely common problem. Over 1 in 4 American children between the ages of 5 and 17 develop or deal with symptoms of astigmatism. Even some adults that had no childhood issues develop astigmatism later on, sometimes as a result of an eye injury. But what exactly is wrong with an astigmatic eye,…

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LASIK Flap: Everything You Need To Know

LASIK eye surgery is a form of laser eye surgery which involves using a laser to reshape the cornea and correct any refractive issues with the vision. LASIK is probably the most common form of laser eye surgery or laser vision correction around today, and it’s also one of the most effective, with many people…

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Visian ICL Surgery: Everything You Need to Know

There are many different types of laser eye surgery available for people who aren’t suitable for Lasik. After all, Lasik is a very specific procedure that involves creating a small flap in the surface of your cornea to change the way that your eye processes images. If it would not be suitable to create that…

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