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 […]

Is Monovision LASIK Right for You?

Advances in technology have led to more ways to correct vision. Now, instead of relying on glasses and contacts forever, we have LASIK surgery, which reshapes the cornea of the eye to correct vision. One option in LASIK is something called monovision. Here are some important points about LASIK and monovision: The ideal candidate for […]

LASIK Won’t Rob You of Near Vision—Time Will!

If you’re like most patients, you want to know everything that’s going to change about your vision after LASIK. The average age of a Woolfson LASIK patient is approximately 38 years old, and if you’re like the typical patient, you’re looking for correction of nearsightedness; in other words, your distance vision is blurry and you […]

Getting a 2nd Opinion on Your LASIK Surgery Options

You’re excited. You’ve finally decided to take a major step to improving your vision for years to come, and have scheduled a consultation with a LASIK provider. You’re optimistic, even taking for granted the fact that your LASIK surgery will soon be scheduled, completed, and you will be on your way to a speedy recovery, […]

What are the Risks Associated with LASIK Surgery?

At Woolfson Eye Institute, we believe in full transparency and disclosure, as making a decision regarding your vision is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make. In fact, we encourage you to do your research in regards to LASIK surgery, talk with your family and friends, and determine if LASIK is […]

Paying for LASIK With Your Tax Refund

It’s that time of year again. The deadline for filing your tax return is here. Whether you filed early this year, or are one of those that waits until the absolute last minute, deciding how to best utilize your tax refund is a fun, exciting, and sometimes stressful decision. At Woolfson Eye Institute, Dr. Woolfson […]

The Most Common Eye Problems Solved by LASIK Surgery

Just like there isn’t a miracle cure drug for every ailment, there is not a specific eye surgery or procedure that has the ability to correct every vision problem. At Woolfson Eye Institute we have put together this article in order to educate our patients, or anyone else considering LASIK surgery in order to give […]

A Note from Tom & Jonathan

Every few years, something shows up in the lay press that takes the exact opposite position on LASIK that research and clinical experience would lead us to expect. Recently, there have been some “talking heads” on TV that attempt to dissuade people from electing to have LASIK. These “experts” rely on data that has been […]