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How Come Doctors who Perform LASIK Still Wear Glasses?

July 28, 2010

What an interesting question! I had LASIK myself 9 years ago, and I’ve asked colleagues who never had it why they haven’t.  Most eye surgeons really believe in the procedure and would have it if they could.  I’ve discovered that most doctors who never had LASIK are not LASIK candidates and wish they were!  The …

Am I Old Enough or Too Old for LASIK?

July 27, 2010

Have you asked the questions ” Am I too old for LASIK ?” or ” What age can you get LASIK ?” If you are at least 18 years old, you can get LASIK. But what if you’re 40, or 60, or 80?  If you are 40 or 50, you’re still young for LASIK.  I …

My prescription is -2.00 (or lower). Can I get LASIK?

July 27, 2010

The lowest prescription my lasers can treat for LASIK or PRK is -0.25.  So yes, if you have a prescription of -2.00 (or even lower), I can take care of you!

What is LASIK?

July 26, 2010

Now you can impress your friends and acquaintances at parties:  LASIK is an acronym for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis.  What does that mean?  I make a flap in the front clear part of your eye with a laser or a microkeratome.  I lift the flap, and a  laser shapes the front of the cornea to …

Newest Laser Reduces Glare and Halos at Night

July 26, 2010

One of the concerns I hear from LASIK patients is that they will have glare and halos at night. I’m glad my patients ask me about this because I think there is some confusion about glare and halos after LASIK. Let me be honest: this is an area where having the latest technology really makes …



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