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  • Laser Eye Surgery for Presbyopia

    Laser Eye Surgery for Presbyopia

    Laser eye surgery is typically not considered a fix for presbyopia, the need for reading glasses. However, laser eye surgery for presbyopia can help some people reduce or eliminate their need for reading glasses.

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  • How Does LASIK Eye Surgery Feel?

    How Does LASIK Eye Surgery Feel?

    LASIK eye surgery is a surgery performed while you’re awake, similar to a cavity filling. One of the most common questions people ask is, “How does LASIK eye surgery feel?” The short answer is “A little awkward, but otherwise not like much.”

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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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  • Eye Candy: 8 Vision-Healthy Recipes You’ve Got To Try

    Eye Candy: 8 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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  • Good LASIK Surgery Provider

    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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