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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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  • Is Laser Eye Surgery Safer than Contacts? What You Should Know

    Is Laser Eye Surgery Safer than Contacts? What You Should Know

    Did you know the risks of contact lenses might outweigh those of laser eye surgery? Recent studies suggest this is so. Vision loss associated with contact lenses pose a greater risk than laser eye surgery.

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  • Lowering Your Laser Eye Surgery Risks: What You Can Do

    Lowering Your Laser Eye Surgery Risks: What You Can Do

    Laser eye surgery has become safer over the years, thanks to better technology and more experienced surgeons. Most patients experience some side effects, though, whether that’s dry eye or redness after surgery. But these tend to be temporary. Some risks, such as that of halo...

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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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  • 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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