LASIK For Nearsightedness

LASIK For Nearsightedness

Seeing clearly has never been easier. Go beyond prescription glasses and contacts with LASIK, the most common vision correction procedure that provides you with nearly perfect vision in less than 30 minutes. If you are among the 40% of Americans diagnosed with myopia,...
Laser Operation for Myopia

Laser Operation for Myopia

If you have difficulty seeing objects at a distance but anything close-up is perfectly clear, you likely have myopia, also known as nearsightedness. With over 3 million cases diagnosed each year, myopia is a common condition. Myopia occurs when either the eyeball is...
Can you fix astigmatism with LASIK?

Can you fix astigmatism with LASIK?

LASIK, which stands for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, is a popular eye surgery to correct refractive errors of the eye. Can you fix astigmatism with LASIK? Common refractive errors of the eye are myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and...
Does LASIK fix lazy eyes?

Does LASIK fix lazy eyes?

LASIK is a popular surgical treatment for common eye problems, helping patients go from blurry vision to (near) perfect eyesight again. Does LASIK fix lazy eyes? LASIK has been around for decades and is used to correct refractive errors of the eye. These errors, such...
Types of lasers used during LASIK

Types of lasers used during LASIK

LASIK and laser eye surgery seem to be synonymous, but are they? What types of lasers are used during LASIK?  There are many types of laser eye surgeries including procedures to correct cataracts, other issues with the lens and problems with the cornea. Unlike...
What are the 3 types of cataracts?

What are the 3 types of cataracts?

The lenses of our eyes are responsible for focusing the images we see, but cataracts cloud the lenses, leading to a variety of vision problems. The type of cataracts you have determine the type and level of vision impairment that follows, as well as prognosis and...
What causes cataracts?

What causes cataracts?

For some, it’s a sudden and noticeable change. For others, their vision becomes blurry over time. Either way, cataracts can have a stressful and negative impact on a person’s vision and quality of life. What causes cataracts?  Age: The most common cause of cataracts...
What is a LASIK flap?

What is a LASIK flap?

LASIK surgery is a procedure to correct physical abnormalities of the eye that cause nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. LASIK surgery is performed with a laser instead of traditional surgical tools, but to do so still requires access to the cornea. What...

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