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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Contact Lens Complications

We’ve said it before and we will say it again…and again and again. Contact lenses are bad for your eyes. Like, really bad. We’ve got the scoop on why, as well as the many complications that can happen as a result of wearing contact lenses.  Keep reading to save your eyesight from some nasty complications […]

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Dr. Lin Speaks SMILE at AAO ZEISS Event

Great eye care isn’t just about what we do in the office. It’s about constantly pushing past old limits of technology, to innovate, educate and ensure that millions of people can maintain their vision from decade to decade—with the most up-to-date treatments available. Our very own Dr. Robert T. Lin, eye doctor, laser vision correction specialist […]

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Celebrities Who Had Vision Correction Surgery

The famous often set the course for culture. From fashion tips to parenting advice and politics, we often look to them for cues. We’re excited about one of the latest trends we’re seeing in communities of the rich and famous–vision correction (for the win!). That’s because it’s a trend that actually makes a difference for […]

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Get Ready to See 20/20 in 2020

The future is an interesting thing, because it’s always on the horizon, and yet before you know it, it’s become the present and the past. Well, 2020 is around the corner, and if you find yourself longing for better vision you’re not alone. About 75% of the global population uses some form of vision correction, […]

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Debunking Common Fears and Myths Surrounding LASIK & SMILE (Part II)

This is Part II of our series addressing the common myths and fears surrounding LASIK and Zeiss ReLEx SMILE. Our goal? To demystify laser vision correction procedures by telling you the truth about whatever you’ve heard or thought. If you haven’t read Part I yet, you can do so here. Otherwise, let’s jump right into Part II of […]

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Debunking Common Fears and Myths about LASIK & SMILE (Part I)

LASIK and SMILE eye surgeries have been improving lives and transforming vision since the 1990s. But like most things people don’t know about, people often create myths about vision correction procedures that simply aren’t true.  The fact is that more than 40 million LASIK surgeries have been performed worldwide since it arrived on the scene, and we’ve […]

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Experiences with the new SMILE Indications, Parameters, and Refractive Outcomes

DOWNLOAD PDF Experiences with the new SMILE Indications, Parameters, and Refractive Outcomes

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Comparison of Visual and Refractive Outcomes Following Femtosecond Laser- Assisted LASIK With SMILE in Patients With Myopia or Myopic Astigmatism

DOWNLOAD PDF Comparison of Visual and Refractive Outcomes Following Femtosecond Laser- Assisted LASIK With SMILE in Patients With Myopia or Myopic Astigmatism

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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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