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  • How Does LASIK Eye Surgery Work?

    How Does LASIK Eye Surgery Work?

    LASIK eye surgery is a procedure that uses a skilled surgeon and a special laser to permanently change your vision without glasses or contact lenses, for the better. LASIK eye surgery is a two-step process, beginning with a flap creation and concluding with the corneal reshapi...

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  • What is Laser Eye Surgery?

    What is Laser Eye Surgery?

    Laser eye surgery is a treatment for common vision problems, an option when someone wants to reduce need for glasses and contacts. It is an elective procedure according to many insurance companies. It’s also called an “ablative” procedure, meaning it works by removing (a...

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  • How Long Does LASIK Eye Surgery Last?

    How Long Does LASIK Eye Surgery Last?

    How long does LASIK eye surgery last? Many people considering the procedure ask this question. On average, LASIK eye surgery is considered to be a permanent way to reshape your cornea and thus correct your vision. That’s fairly incredible, given the procedure takes roughly 3...

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  • Eye Candy: Eight Vision-Healthy Recipes You’ve Got To Try

    Eye Candy: Eight Vision-Healthy Recipes You’ve Got To Try

    You've heard the hype about carrots and beta carotene, but plenty of other supermarket staples have been shown to offer significant vision benefits. Next time you’re in the meat and veggie aisles, look for these ingredients to make a meal that’s more than eye candy.

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  • Successful LASIK Eye Surgery: What a Good LASIK Eye Surgery Provider Does Before and During LASIK

    Successful LASIK Eye Surgery: What a Good LASIK Eye Surgery Provider Does Before and During LASIK

    “Would you recommend your LASIK eye surgery provider to me?” The answer to this question is one of the most common ways to measure the success rate of LASIK eye surgery providers. This percentage can approach nearly 100 percent in surveys at experienced providers, such as ...

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  • What Happens at a Laser Eye Surgery Consultation?

    What Happens at a Laser Eye Surgery Consultation?

    The first step in having laser eye surgery is not, sadly, picking out non-prescription sunglasses. It’s scheduling an evaluation, also called a consultation, during which a trained eye doctor evaluates your candidacy for laser eye surgery, such as LASIK. After a thorough dis...

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  • LASIK Eye Surgery Cost (the Elephant in the Eye Exam Room)

    LASIK Eye Surgery Cost (the Elephant in the Eye Exam Room)

    The cost of LASIK in North America varies drastically, from less than $1,000 to more than $4,000 per eye. That can be a dizzying figure to interpret, but knowing what you should expect to pay shouldn’t be a mystery. Dozens of factors, some related to you and some related to ...

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  • LASIK vs. PRK: What is the Difference?

    LASIK vs. PRK: What is the Difference?

    Photo refractive keratectomy (PRK) is a type of laser eye surgery designed to correct vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. PRK came before another laser procedure called laser-assisted-in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK), but PRK is still performed ...

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  • Everything You Need to Know about LASIK Eye Surgery

    Everything You Need to Know about LASIK Eye Surgery

    LASIK eye surgery is a type of vision correction many adults consider if they already use glasses and contact lenses for distance vision. But what is it, who is it for, how much does it cost, and how safe is it? In a nutshell, what is everything you need to know about this sur...

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