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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 for LASIK surgery) will be...

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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 alternative. At Woolfson Eye Institute,...

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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, contacts with reading glasses over them,...

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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 school special discount to all...

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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 isn’t the first thing that...

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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 wish to escape contacts and...

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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 who 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 fully believes that investing in...

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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 them a more accurate depiction...

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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 skewed in favor of their...

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