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5 Ways SMILE Makes Your Next Vacation Better

Summertime means vacation time for many people! But if you’re someone that wears glasses or contact lenses, your vacation can go from something you’re looking forward to something you start to dread. Between trying to pack enough spare contact lenses, remembering if you brought your glasses, or stressing out about contact lens solution, visual aids […]

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The Truth About SMILE and Astigmatism

Do you have astigmatism? It’s a common refractive error but that doesn’t always translate into everyone knowing what it means. More importantly, not everyone knows if having astigmatism can stand in your way of having a vision correction procedure like SMILE. Keep reading to learn the truth about SMILE and astigmatism!

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4 Reasons To Consider Using Your Tax Refund To Pay For SMILE

Every year, it seems like tax season creeps up, and this year is no exception to that! Somehow, it’s time to start thinking about doing your taxes already.  And with that comes thoughts about what you’ll do with your tax refund once you’ve finished your taxes. After all, most people do end up with a […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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

(Originally pubished on Apr 5, 2019) SMILE Eye Surgery Reviews 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 […]

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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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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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