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8 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon before LASIK Treatment

8 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before LASIK Treatment

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If your vision is affecting the quality of your life or your ability to fulfill work responsibilities, you may have already considered LASIK laser eye surgery. This advanced procedure was approved in the U.S. in 1999, allowing thousands of individuals to enjoy a marked improvement in eyesight, their ability to perform work along with an improvement to the quality of

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Are Scheduled Eye Exams Required After Getting LASIK?

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Follow-up eye exams are part of recovery from LASIK surgery. Your LASIK physician will assess your recovery 24 to 48 hours post-surgery. At this appointment, they’ll perform a vision test, access the healing process, and address any questions or concerns you may have. One-week, one-month, three-month, six-month, 12-month, and other periodic appointments should be scheduled with your LASIK surgeon, or

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Can I Get LASIK Surgery If I’m Pregnant?

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You’re interested in having LASIK surgery, but you’re expecting a baby (or hoping to be pregnant soon). Can you have the surgery safely during pregnancy or while you are breastfeeding? What do the professionals recommend? Your body undergoes tremendous hormonal changes during pregnancy. Let’s look at how those changes affect your eyes. Hormones, tears, water retention and your eyes When

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3 Treatment Options for Nearsightedness

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Nearsightedness, also called myopia, impacts more than 30-40 percent of the U.S. population. It’s a refractive error that occurs when light rays focus on the front of the retina (back of the eye) causing distance objects to be blurry. Do you sometimes wonder what the best options are for treatment of nearsightedness? Let’s take a look at the most common

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LASIK Technology: Topography Guided Corrective Eye Surgery

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Just as Xerox is synonymous to any photocopier machine, LASIK has become a household name for any type of laser eye treatment, though that’s not accurate. Since the first laser vision treatment was performed in 1988 through photorefractive keratectomy or PRK (a predecessor of today’s LASIK), laser eye treatment technology has significantly evolved and continues to improve. With these improvements,

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Treatment Options for Farsightedness

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You can easily read the signs that stretch all the way down the airport corridor, but looking at your boarding pass is a blurry challenge. You rarely go anywhere without your glasses, even though you only need them to read. And you sometimes have headaches that you’re sure are due to eyestrain. You have hyperopia, otherwise known as farsightedness. About

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Going Home After LASIK Eye Surgery: What to Expect

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You’ve decided that LASIK surgery was the best path to correct your vision. But what can you expect directly after the surgery is over? How long is the LASIK recovery time? On your day of surgery, you’ll need to make sure that someone is there to drive you home (this is required). The doctor will also request that you wear

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The 12 Days of LASIK

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Day 12.  Share Your Experience:   We recommended these twelve steps to LASIK. But we also know that everyone goes through a unique decision making process with consideration of changing their life through LASIK. Focusing on quality care, experienced doctors and the latest technology combined with your own personal expectations. Sharing your experience with others could help to change someone’s life.

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LASIK Fears: Myth vs. Fact

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Are you considering LASIK but you’re filled with anxious thoughts about the procedure? You’re not alone. At Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, people often visit for the first time and express their LASIK concerns — fears that stem from myths, such as being fully awake during surgery to LASIK being too expensive. Here are the most common myths about LASIK,

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7 Professionals Who Need LASIK the Most

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You’ve probably asked yourself — Do I need LASIK? For some professionals, it’s not a big deal if their vision is not as flawless as those with 20/20 vision. Wearing contacts and eyeglasses for vision correction is often enough. However, there are certain professions that call for sharp eyesight. Curious if your job made the list? Find out which professionals

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