Tag Archive for ‘LASIK procedure’

Presbyopia

As we age, our eyes age with us. Presbyopia naturally occurs when the lens of our eye, used to focus, loses some of its natural flexibility. Usually occurring anytime on or around 40-ish it may require certain individuals, for example… Read More ›

Multifocal LASIK (PresbyLASIK)

Currently in clinical trials in the US, one of the newest LASIK advancements, is the development of a new procedure called Multifocal LASIK. This procedure is designed to treat patients prescribed a bifocal prescription and/or those who are presbyopic. Presbyopia… Read More ›

What is PRK?

PRK, also known as photorefractive keratectomy, is an elective procedure designed to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Prior to LASIK, PRK was the vision correction choice, and differs from LASIK as there is no corneal flap created. PRK may still… Read More ›

Bladeless LASIK

Bladeless LASIK, using the IntraLase® laser, is the first blade-free laser technology for performing the critical first step of the LASIK procedure: creating the corneal flap. This new technology replaces the hand-held microkeratome blade with the computer-guided precision of a… Read More ›

Post-Operative Care

Once you have made the decision to have LASIK, you may be wondering what your post-operative care will entail. While everyones body heals differently, and some people may report different healing sensations, here is a general guideline of what you… Read More ›

Allergies

  For many people, the beauty of new spring growth means misery from allergies. This may include itchy, red, burning, watery eyes. Some of the triggers include pollens from grass, trees, and flowers, as well as environmental contaminants and other… Read More ›

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