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Does LASIK Correct Astigmatism?

             
               
                   

Having astigmatism can be a disruptive factor to a well-lived life. If you have astigmatism, you are likely used to it, but that doesn’t deny that it causes extra hassle in your life. Astigmatism creates the need to wear glasses or contact lenses throughout your day. Without these visual aids, it’s nearly impossible for you […]

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What is the Recovery Process Like After SMILE?

             
               
                   

SMILE is a newer vision correction procedure. It produces similar results to LASIK but has some advantages. If you don’t qualify for LASIK, SMILE can be an excellent alternative. But, it can only correct myopia or nearsightedness, and astigmatism. If you have farsightedness, you cannot undergo SMILE. For nearsighted patients, though, SMILE is an excellent […]

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What Are The Symptoms of Cataracts?

             
               
                   

Cataracts are one of the most common eye conditions in the world. At some point in your life, they will likely affect you. In some people, they become so developed they need cataract surgery. Other people can have cataracts without visual impairment, and some people are lucky enough never to get them. But it’s wise […]

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Is Using the Computer Making Your Eyes Dry?

             
               
                   

Dry eye affects millions of Americans every year, and many of them don’t know it. Dry eye is a common condition that has become even more prevalent in the modern age. That’s because screen use can increase your chances of having dry eyes. Keep reading to learn how your computer use contributes to dry eye […]

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Is RLE Different Than LASIK?

             
               
                   

Would you like visual freedom? What do you think it feels like to live a life free from glasses, contacts, and poor eyesight? There are numerous options available today that can give you the visual freedom you have always dreamed of. LASIK vision correction is the most well-known of these treatments. But there are others […]

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What Is The Visian ICL and How Does It Function?

             
               
                   

Many people use contact lenses because they’re convenient and effective. But what if there was a more permanent solution that didn’t require extensive surgery? Keep reading to learn about the Visian ICL. It is a unique option that can treat nearsightedness and astigmatism without contacts or glasses. What is the Visian ICL? The Visian ICL […]

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How Does Corneal Cross-Linking Work?

             
               
                   

Your eyes should have slightly rounded corneas. If you have keratoconus, the region begins to bulge and thin. Nearly one in five people with the condition need a corneal transplant. Many have this procedure within 20 years of receiving their diagnosis. Corneal cross-linking is one option for treating the early stages of this progressive condition. […]

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6 Reasons LASIK Will Change Your Spring For The Better

             
               
                   

Do you wear glasses or contact lenses? If you do, you may already know about LASIK and what it could do for you. This procedure can address nearsightedness, farsightedness, and even astigmatism by reshaping the cornea. Many patients no longer need glasses or contacts after getting LASIK. Keep reading for six spring activities that LASIK […]

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Why Should You Get Refractive Lens Exchange?

             
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Refractive lens exchange is also known as RLE. This procedure replaces the lens in your eye with an artificial lens. There are three types of lenses to address different vision issues. Here are four reasons you may want to have RLE. Abnormal Corneas People who have abnormal corneas are not candidates for LASIK. RLE may […]

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How Do I Know If I’m A Good SMILE Candidate?

             
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Do you suffer from nearsightedness? How about astigmatism? If you’re a good SMILE candidate, the procedure can correct both of these refractive errors. Keep reading to learn more about SMILE! Well Suited for Active Lifestyles SMILE is a laser vision correction procedure that’s FDA-approved. It is only FDA-approved for patients with nearsightedness or astigmatism. SMILE […]

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