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LASIK Risks – You only get one pair of eyes

April 18, 2010

This week a new San Diego LASIK candidate came into my office and told me that his friend, “Larry” told him that with LASIK laser eye surgery there is a 1 in 100 chance of going blind from the procedure. My reaction was “What?!!” And then I thanked the patient for being so candid about his fears and …

I’m over 40, Can LASIK Help Me With Reading?

April 18, 2010

Yes! LASIK can help with reading. Depending on your age, visual demands, and exact prescription, there are several methods I can use to improve your reading vision. I will spend as much time as we need during the LASIK consultation at our San Diego LASIK center understanding your visual needs and designing a treatment plan that you …

Will I Have Pain After LASIK?

October 23, 2009

On leaving the procedure room, LASIK patients’ eyes are still anesthetized, so you won’t feel pain at that time. When the anesthetic drops wear off, LASIK patients may feel itching or a slight burning sensation.  The eyes may be light sensitive, so most people go home and take a nap.  If you have your LASIK …

Does LASIK Eye Surgery Hurt?

October 22, 2009

Does LASIK hurt? As not only a LASIK surgeon but also a LASIK laser eye surgery patient, I have not only personal experience with LASIK but I’ve also watched my patient’s experiences and LASIK recovery. My personal experience was that there was no pain at all during LASIK, only some pressure during the making of …

Paintball Eye Injuries Can Be Devastating

October 12, 2009

Why does this San Diego LASIK surgeon cringe  when hearing about outings to play paintball?  It’s the mental image I carry of what an eye looks like when hit by something the size of a marble traveling at 300 mph.  It is ugly, and the eye may never see again. Paintball injuries to the eye …



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