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Did You Know? Thanks to a Turkey Feast, Lasik Was Born!

With over 40 million procedures performed since 1991, Lasik is the most popular and effective corrective eye surgery worldwide. However, the revolutionary surgery wouldn’t exist without Thanksgiving’s main course — turkey. Using leftovers from the November feast, researchers at IBM were able to test laser incisions on flesh that mimicked the human eye. This touch […]

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How Long Does Lasik Last?

The most common questions about Lasik eye surgery are, how much does it cost, does Lasik hurt, and does Lasik last forever?   Since the Lasik eye surgery was approved by the FDA in 1996, a lot of improvements and advancements have occurred.   Millions of Americans have benefited from Lasik and significantly improved their […]

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Preparing For An Appointment With Your Opthamologist

Waiting to have problems before you see an eye doctor is never a good idea.  While your eyes may be the window to your soul, for an optometrist, they are the window to your overall health. An eye exam can determine whether you’re at risk of other health issues such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke, […]

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