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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]