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  • The Real Cost of Laser Eye Surgery

    The Real Cost of Laser Eye Surgery

    The cost of laser eye surgery can range from as low as $299 per eye to up to $4,000 or more per eye. The average price of custom bladeless LASIK eye surgery in 2013 was about $2,500 USD per eye. Geography, surgical experience, technology (e.g., which lasers), insurance benefi...

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  • LASIK Calculator

    LASIK Cost Calculator

    Ready for the next step? Find out if LASIK is right for you! Learn how affordable LASIK can be by using the LASIK.com cost calculator. Use common LASIK payment options to see how you can fit LASIK into your budget - not the other way around!

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  • LASIC, LAZIK or LASIX? On Misspelling LASIK

    LASIC, LAZIK or LASIX? On Misspelling LASIK

    The three Rs of LASIK eye surgery are research, research, research, much of which takes place online. This site offers information on cost, recovery and other laser vision correction topics. But LASIK.com doesn’t offer much by way of LASIC, LAZIK or LASIX.

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  • Ophthalmologist vs. Optometrist vs. Optician

    Ophthalmologist vs. Optometrist vs. Optician

    What’s the difference between ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians? Their jobs may overlap, and they may collaborate, but overall there are key traits that distinguish the three experts.

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  • Eye Care In Third-World Countries

    Eye Care In Third-World Countries

    Access to eye care in third-world countries is extremely rare. Services such as laser eye surgery are simply unavailable. In countries such as Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and some in Central America and Africa, the most basic reading glasses, sunglasses, eye drops and other...

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  • Five Reasons NOT To Put Off Laser Eye Surgery This Summer

    Five Reasons NOT To Put Off Laser Eye Surgery This Summer

    Did you know fewer people get laser eye surgery in the summer than in other seasons? People’s schedules quickly get busy as they enjoy the outdoors and spend free time with friends and family. But the best time to get laser eye surgery might be the sunny season. Here are fiv...

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  • Headaches from Contacts? What You Should Know

    Headaches from Contacts? What You Should Know

    If you suffer from chronic headaches, your vision could play a role. It’s important to talk to your eye doctor or regular physician to rule out more serious complications. However, if your vision is causing headaches, here are some possible reasons why.

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  • Contact Lenses and Irritation

    Contact Lenses and Irritation

    Contact lens irritation is a common problem for people who frequently wear contacts. The irritation may be caused by a variety of factors, including allergies and even the antihistamines you take to reduce allergic reactions.

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  • Dry Eye from Contact Lenses

    Dry Eye from Contact Lenses

    Contact lenses can cause dry eye as they constantly draw moisture from the surface tear film of your eye to keep the contact lens hydrated. It’s common for people who wear contact lenses to use re-wetting or lubricating eye drops in order to reduce discomfort from contact le...

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