Dr. R. Doyle Stulting Honored by International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS) with Prestigious 2014 José I. Barraquer Lecture and Award

San Francisco – R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD, Director of the Stulting Research Center, Woolfson Eye Institute, professor of ophthalmology emeritus at Emory University and adjunct professor of ophthalmology at the Moran Eye Institute, was honored by the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS), a partner of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), with the […]

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Blade vs. Bladeless LASIK Surgery: What are the Differences?

If you’re comparing LASIK options, it would seem that LASIK without the use of a blade would be a much better, safer, and more comfortable surgery. After all, any time a blade isn’t used on your eye it’s a good thing, right? We understand why many people believe that. After all, many companies have done […]

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14 Important Points to Consider before Selecting your LASIK Surgeon

How would you like to get answers to the most important questions regarding LASIK, including the exact criteria needed in order to evaluate any eye surgeon you are considering? Well, consider yourself lucky. At Woolfson Eye Institute, we’ve created the definitive guide to choosing a LASIK surgeon, based on the experience, data, and personal feedback […]

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Is Cost Your Best Way to Shop for LASIK Surgery?

One of the most frequent questions we receive from potential patients at Woolfson Eye Institute is, “How much does LASIK cost?” While we certainly understand that pricing is a factor in determining whether or not you are able to have LASIK surgery, we put forth every effort to ensure each patient (who is a candidate […]

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LASIK Alternatives: Are Phakic IOLs Right for You?

LASIK receives the majority of attention when it comes to vision correction surgery, but PRK is the laser vision correction alternative that is often recommended for patients who are not ideal candidates for LASIK. For patients who are not candidates for either of these laser vision correction options, phakic intraocular lenses are often a viable […]

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LASER Cataract Surgery Comes to Woolfson Eye Institute

Woolfson Eye Institute announced today that they will be adding laser cataract surgery to their practice during September, 2014. This technology was introduced in 2011, with the current version receiving its most recent FDA approval in 2012. Laser cataract surgery, more correctly called femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery (FLACS), has been carefully monitored by the […]

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Is There LASIK After Age 50?

Woolfson Eye Institute takes pride in its ability to provide “Your Best Vision at any Age.” Does that include LASIK for those of us over age 50? Sometimes. Patients in their 50s who wear contacts or glasses usually have to have separate prescriptions for far and for near. Either they are wearing bifocal glasses, or […]

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LASIK for Young Adults: Is It the Best Alternative?

Maybe you’ve recently graduated from high-school, college, or have been out in the “real world” for several years.  Perhaps you’re thinking that now is the time to correct your vision in order to move forward with better vision as part of your bright future. When you think of vision correction, it’s typical that the first […]

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Woolfson Eye Institute is Offering Teachers 30% Off LASIK!

It may be too late to start singing Alice Cooper’s 1972 classic “School’s Out” (for Summer), but at Woolfson Eye Institute we still want to give teachers a reason to sing. We appreciate our teachers, and the sacrifices they make to educate America’s youth. Because of this, we are currently offering a 30% back to […]

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Your Eye Doctor’s Role on the Woolfson LASIK Quality Assurance Team

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of LASIK? I bet it’s John Heywood’s quote in his 1546 book “A dialogue conteinyng the nomber in effect of all the prouerbes in the Englishe tongue.” In this book (paraphrasing), Heywood stated that, “Two heads are better than One.” Wait a second, that […]

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