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Does LASIK Hurt?

You’ve been considering LASIK eye surgery for a long time. For ages, you’ve been hearing from your friends and colleagues all the reasons why you should have the procedure. They talk about their joy in no longer having to wear glasses, their improved appearance, and increased self-confidence. You know all the benefits. Remember that first time you put on new...

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5 Things You Should Know About Cataracts

Experiencing cataracts symptoms and want to learn more? Want to test your knowledge about eye cataracts or learn something new? How do you fix cataracts? What’s the cataracts recovery process like? You’ve come to the right place for those answers! Join us as we uncover five things you should know about cataracts. 1) Cataract surgery is one of the most...

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Is there LASIK after 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. The non-surgical options for patients who need both far and near correction...

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The 3 Cs to Consider When It Comes to LASIK

As with any surgery, there are several factors to consider before deciding to undergo LASIK. We like to think of these factors as the 3 Cs–comfort, cost, and consistency. Maybe your decision-making process will be easier after covering these topics: Comfort It’s natural to assume that a surgical procedure on your eyes will be uncomfortable or even painful, but that’s...

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What is the Best Eye Surgery for Astigmatism?

One of the most important aspects of a successful eye surgery is to make sure the patient is ideally matched with the procedure that is best for their specific vision problem. Astigmatism is one of the most common vision problems that must be considered in any vision correction procedure. What is astigmatism and how is it diagnosed? Astigmatism is a...

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Dry Eye and LASIK

One common fear among the patients I see at Woolfson Eye Institute is of severely dry eyes after surgery, and it’s a question patients are smart to ask. The short answer is that, yes, your eyes will most likely be a little drier for at least a few weeks or even months following LASIK. On the positive side, surprisingly few...

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Having LASIK in Your 30s

Updated July 2021 One of the most frequently asked questions regarding LASIK surgery is at what age is LASIK recommended. While the answer to this question varies from person to person, most providers agree that the ideal LASIK candidate is between the ages of 20 and 40. Our eyes change all the time, but especially during our developmental years and...

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Lights, Camera, LASIK

Perfect face, gorgeous hair, beautiful garments, and Red Carpet appearances – celebrities seem to have it all. But is what we see natural beauty, or did they get a little help? Celebrities often undergo procedures to improve their appearance, and LASIK is a regular on the list. (Even the most talented among us need help from time to time.) Here...

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4 Things to Think About When Considering LASIK

Millions of people consider LASIK eye surgery to correct their vision problems, but a much smaller percentage actually schedule time with a surgeon to see if they are strong candidates for the procedure. If you’ve considered having LASIK, but just can’t seem to make up your mind, here are a few things to think about when considering LASIK: 1. Do...

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The Myth of $299 LASIK

Are you scouring the Internet reading every LASIK article you can find, looking for the best price? Like anyone, you want a good deal. Learn about the Myth of $299 LASIK. LASIK is an elective procedure, and while it is affordable for most patients who are serious about improving their vision, it’s not exactly cheap. The question is, do you...

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