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Newest LASIK Technology and Is it Safe

Newest LASIK Technology and Is it Safe?

As with most types of medical procedures, LASIK technology is constantly evolving. With these latest innovations, this popular eye surgery has become more accurate and exact, giving patients improved vision and a better quality of life. But with any highly touted new medical advancement, you may have some questions and concerns about safety. And that’s […]

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Ideal Age for Lasik Eye Surgery

Ideal Age for Lasik Eye Surgery

With 90% of patients achieving at least 20/40 vision and 99% of patients obtaining 20/20 vision, LASIK eye surgery is perhaps the most effective way at improving one’s vision. And with an overall satisfaction rate hovering around 95%, patients remain satisfied. Yet even with these amazing results, patients still have one looming question: What’s the […]

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Conventional Lasik vs Custom Lasik

Conventional Lasik vs Custom Lasik

Originally invented in the 1970s but approved by the FDA in 1995, LASIK has been the preferred choice of corrective laser eye surgery for 25 years. Yet during that time, LASIK has been perfected. Now more exact and precise than ever, the surgery has been customized to correct eyesight in a variety of patients. Here’s […]

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Emergency Medical Technicians and Lasik in the Covid-19 Era

Emergency Medical Technicians and Lasik in the Covid-19 Era

In the COVID era, wearing a mask isn’t only essential, it’s mandated across many states throughout the country. Fortunately, most people are able to remove their mask after going out in public. But that’s just not the case for emergency medical technicians (EMTs), doctors, and nurses. Throughout their shifts, they’re forced to wear masks as […]

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Professionals and Students Are Using the Quarantine to Achieve 20/20 Vision with Custom LASIK

Professionals and Students Are Using the Quarantine to Achieve 20/20 Vision with Custom LASIK

The COVID-19 pandemic has quarantined many people around the globe. Students are forced to take online classes, while working professionals have been required to telecommute. Now that the second wave of COVID-19 has hit, the situation seems dire. But even during a global pandemic, a silver lining remains. Students and professionals are using the opportunity […]

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Laser Eye Surgery in 2020 Safe, Precise, and Better Than Ever

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, over 40 million people have filed unemployment claims while an estimated 24.9 percent jobless rate plagues the country. As a result of these current hardships and economic times, many Americans are cutting back on unnecessary expenditures. However, cutting back on medical care such as laser eye surgery […]

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LASIK Vision Correction Amid COVID-19

As the infection curve of COVID-19 begins to flatten in the United States, many states have attempted to restore some sense of normality. As of May 4, 2020, over 30 states have reopened businesses in some capacity, allowing businesses to recoup their losses and residents to resume their normal day-to-day activities. Among the lifted restrictions […]

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Eye Emergency Concerns During Covid-19 and Beyond

As the Covid-19 outbreak reaches its apex in the United States, hospitals are becoming overwhelmed.  Eye emergency concerns are increasing.  Between quarantining new patients, testing for the virus, and maintaining a semblance of order throughout the facility, doctors and nurses may have little time for non-life-threatening ailments. During these trying times, you should make every […]

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lasik for competitive sports

LASIK vs. PRK for Competitive Athletes

Excellent eyesight is more than just an advantage for competitive athletes. It’s a necessity. Whether it’s hitting a 90-mph fastball, using peripherals to anticipate an opponent’s moves, or seeing the rim clearly to execute a free throw, 20/20 or better vision can make a world of difference. However, not all athletes are blessed with terrific […]

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Am I Limited on Activities After LASIK Treatment?

Lasik patients are always worried about activity limitations after Lasik Treatment. LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratectomy) and PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) are minimally invasive procedures that allow patients to gain 20/20 vision without the hindrances of contacts or eyeglasses. However, a common question is how long patients have to wait after surgery to return to their […]

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