LASIK Eye Surgery

In theory, LASIK eye surgery sounds great, who wouldn’t want to be rid of eye glasses and contacts forever? But, with the surgery comes a number of risks that could mess up your eyesight even worse than it was. These articles discuss the benefits, risks and not so talked about facts behind LASIK.

LASIK Eye Surgery: Risks and Benefits

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Do you suffer from poor vision? Tired of always having to wear your glasses? What about those times you sit down at a restaurant only to realize you forget your glasses at home? It’s situations like these that make many people consider LASIK eye surgery. However, most of us don’t know about all the risks […]

Laser Eye Surgery Can Harm Your Night Vision

Laser Eye Surgery Can Harm Your Night Vision

Millions of people have laser eye surgery, like LASIK, performed to improve their vision every year. For some, the surgery is successful. Their vision improves to the point where they don’t have to wear corrective lenses any longer. For others, the surgery isn’t so successful. While maybe their vision improves slightly, it doesn’t improve enough […]

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Myopia?

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Myopia?

Myopia is more commonly referred to as nearsightedness. It’s a condition that makes close objects appear clear, but objects that are farther away appear blurry. This condition occurs when a person’s eyeball is too long. Or, if the cornea, which is the front covering of your eye, has excessive curvature. When this occurs, the light […]

Celebrities Who Have Experienced LASIK Complications

Celebrities Who Have Experienced LASIK Complications

Many people think of celebrities as people who get the best of everything in life. But their lives are not always as wonderful as people might think. Celebrities can suffer from the same ailments and trouble as the rest of us, including common eye problems. In recent years, many celebrities have undergone LASIK eye surgery […]

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Astigmatism?

What does it mean to have “normal” eyes? Typically, normal shaped eyes means that the cornea, which is the clear, outer window of your eye, curves equally in vertical and horizontal directions. These directions resemble the patterns of the stitches on a baseball. When any light ray enters your eye and hits your cornea, the […]

5 LASIK Alternatives and Their Risks

5 LASIK Alternatives and Their Risks

LASIK surgery, like any other type of surgery comes with a bed of risks ranging from overcorrection to vision loss to glares and double vision. A surgery shouldn’t cause the problems you set out to fix. Along with LASIK eye surgery, five new alternatives have broken out onto the eye surgery scene. Those who don’t […]

Is LASIK’s Popularity Finally Fading?

Is LASIK’s Popularity Finally Fading?

We haven’t held our tongues when it comes to speaking out against invasive surgeries like LASIK on our blog. Over the years, LASIK surgery has become a popular surgical solution to various vision conditions. Needlessly invasive and not always effective, LASIK may be popular, but is far from being the best treatment option. However, like […]

FDA Video Discusses Risks of LASIK Surgery

LASIK surgery is the most commonly performed laser eye surgery in the United States, but its popularity doesn’t necessarily make it flawless. LASIK, which stands for laser assisted in situ keratomileusis, is used to treat myopia (also known as nearsightedness), hyperopia (also known as farsightedness) and astigmatism. Over 600,000 LASIK surgeries are performed in the […]

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Glaucoma?

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Glaucoma?

The eye disease glaucoma is often called the “sneak thief of sight.” This is due to the fact that the loss of vision typically occurs over a long time period and is only able to be detected when the disease has become quite advanced. People suffering from glaucoma, unfortunately, don’t have many options and may […]

LASIK Eye Surgery Risks & Complications

LASIK Eye Surgery Risks & Complications

Ever since LASIK became a viable option for improving eyesight without glasses or contact lenses in 1992, it seems like more and more people are opting to get surgery on their eyes instead of first exploring natural alternatives such as improved nutrition and eye vitamins. We have become a world that is more concerned with […]

How Much Does LASIK Eye Surgery Cost?

How Much Does LASIK Eye Surgery Cost?

A lot of folks are talking about LASIK surgery as a way to say goodbye to glasses forever. You may even have a few friends who swear by LASIK and are pushing you to hop aboard the LASIK train too… maybe you’ve even done some preliminary legwork and called up a doctor or two to […]

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