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Fear of Eye Surgery

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If you are considering vision correction surgery, it’s normal that you feel a bit apprehensive about the procedure. It’s our natural instinct to protect our eyes, so the thought of a laser or blade even approaching this delicate area understandably prompts anxiety or fear in many patients. At Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, we have seen first-hand how life-changing vision

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Recovery Time After Vision Correction Surgery: Consider Your Options

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If you are seeking freedom from dependence on glasses or contacts, it is important to learn about your options and choose the procedure that is best for you. Many people pursue vision correction surgery with a goal of simplifying their routine or enhancing an active lifestyle, so it makes sense that recovery time is a factor in the decision to

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Contact Lens Intolerance and How to Relieve It

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Many of our patients who have refractive errors enjoy wearing contact lenses instead of glasses for a variety of reasons. Unlike glasses, contacts don’t alter a person’s appearance, and many of our patients simply find contacts to be a more convenient option than glasses. For all of their benefits, however, contact lenses can sometimes become uncomfortable or irritating to wear,

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So I Was Told I am Not a LASIK Candidate

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If you have been imagining a life with less dependence on contact lenses or glasses, it can be disappointing to be told that you are not a candidate for LASIK. However, the road to better vision does not stop at LASIK! While it may be a well-known name in vision correction surgery, there are several other types of procedures that

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Dry Eyes After Refractive Surgery

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Refractive surgical procedures like LASIK and PRK have become a highly sought-after means of vision correction. These procedures involve surgically reshaping the cornea to improve a patient’s vision. While refractive surgeries, like LASIK and PRK, are generally considered to be safe and effective and have high patient satisfaction rates, no surgical procedure is without potential risks and side effects. LASIK

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What to Expect from a LASIK Consultation

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The day has come for you to consider LASIK—an excellent option for correcting your vision. You’ve done your homework, and you’ve asked for recommendations. Now, you’ve scheduled an appointment for a LASIK consultation at our Scottsdale or Flagstaff office. Here’s exactly what to expect during your consultation—and how we’ll help put you at ease when determining if LASIK is right

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Low Vision Modifications: 7 Ways to Make Your Home Safer

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A happy home life should be something everyone enjoys, including people with vision issues. The National Eye Institute reports today, there are 4.2 million Americans ages 40 and older who are visually impaired. By 2030, the number is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million people who are expected to have low vision. Low vision is a visual impairment

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