Category: LASIK Eye Surgery

Navigating LASIK Consultations: Questions to Ask Your Potential Surgeon

LASIK eye surgery has revolutionized vision correction, offering a life-changing solution for those seeking freedom from glasses and contact lenses. LASIK aims to correct various vision issues, providing clarity and improved eyesight, but the success of the procedure heavily relies on choosing the right surgeon. Here are some important aspects of a LASIK consultations and some key questions you should...

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Light Adjustable Lens: Are they Safe?

Are you at the point in your life that you need cataract surgery? Or, are you unhappy with your vision and your need for glasses or contacts? Are you searching for a lens based surgical solution? If so, you may be a great candidate for a light adjustable lens (LAL). What is a light adjustable lens (LAL)? The LAL is...

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Why Choose Woolfson Eye Institute for Your LASIK Surgery?

Many reasons to choose Woolfson Eye Institute for LASIK If you’re exploring LASIK surgery, you’ve likely encountered the question: “What makes Woolfson Eye Institute stand out?” As Clinical Director, with 25 years of experience working alongside Dr. Jonathan Woolfson, I’m excited to delve into why selecting us for your LASIK procedure is the optimal choice. Unparalleled Expertise Jonathan Woolfson, the...

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How Long Does the LASIK Procedure Last?

Hello, I’m Dr. Jonathan Woolfson, and one of the frequently asked questions we receive revolves around the longevity of the results of a LASIK procedure. Many patients mistakenly believe that following an initial LASIK procedure, they need to undergo repeat LASIK every few years. The fact is that most of our patients undergo LASIK a single time, with results that...

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Can you have better than 20/20 vision?

LASIK candidates and patients almost always ask, “Will I be able to see 20/20 after eye surgery?” or “What is the best vision you can have?”. The ability to see 20/20 vision is based on the anatomy of your eyes, with both genetic and environmental influences. 20/20 vision refers to “average” or “normal” eyesight, but it is definitely possible to...

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How Much is LASIK?

Tired of glasses or contacts? Do you want to see clearly all the time every day?  You might have heard about something called LASIK, but thought it was not an option for you because it might be too expensive. You are not alone in wondering about the price. So how much is LASIK? This is one of the most common...

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What Types of Eye Surgeries are Performed at Woolfson Eye Institute?

At Woolfson Eye Institute we have multiple eye surgeons specializing in diagnosing, treating, and managing a variety of conditions affecting various parts of the eye. Let’s look at some of these conditions (along with eye surgeries) starting with the front of the eye: Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) The eyelids protect and cover the eye and can develop extra skin or lose...

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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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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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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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