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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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Woolfson Eye Institute is Offering Teachers 30% Off LASIK!

Teachers are probably just as excited as students that, as Alice Cooper said best, school’s out for summer! Woolfson Eye Institute wants to give teachers another reason to sing. As a small token of our appreciation for the sacrifices they make to educate America’s youth, we are currently offering a 30% back-to-school special discount to all teachers on their LASIK...

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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

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 after we have...

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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 tips that might help you: 1. Do your research...

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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. 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 want to shop for the best price,...

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Can I Play Sports After LASIK Surgery?

One of the most common questions we get from patients interested in LASIK is, “Can I still play sports after my surgery?” It’s a great question, and since it’s important to many patients, we wrote this short article explaining what you can expect when it comes to sports and LASIK surgery. I wish I had done this years ago… You...

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LASIK in One Eye Only: Should I Have LASIK On One or Both Eyes?

We have a lot of patients come to us who are completely gung-ho about LASIK— they’re excited about having the procedure done in both eyes and are looking forward to seeing more clearly. However, for some patients it isn’t quite that simple. In fact, patients often ask us if it is safe to get LASIK in both eyes at the...

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