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Dry Eyes After LASIK Surgery? How to Manage a Common LASIK Side Effect

             
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When performed by a skilled surgeon, LASIK eye surgery is a safe, effective, and long-lasting procedure. Here at the Cornea and Laser Eye Institute, our doctors have performed this surgery thousands of times with the highest success rates.  Still, it should be noted that a complete recovery takes time. For example, many patients will experience […]

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Get Rid of Prism Glasses with Prism Contact Lenses for Double Vision

             
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YES! Prism Contact Lenses DO Exist! If you have diplopia and wear glasses with prism (also known as prism glasses) to correct it, you may have wondered if contact lenses with prism exist. This is a little known option, most eye care professionals don’t even know about them, but the answer is YES! Prism contact […]

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Reducing Glare and Halo with  Wavefront Guided Scleral Lenses

             
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Introduction to Wavefront Guided Scleral Lenses For patients with complex corneas, such as keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration, ectasia, corneal transplants, after LASIK, and more, scleral lenses are lifesavers! They can provide comfort and improved vision when all other contact lens options have failed. However, for some patients, even those with 20/20 vision, the quality of […]

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LASIK vs. Contact Lenses: Making the Right Choice for Clear Vision

             
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If you’re tired of dealing with the hassle of glasses or the maintenance of contact lenses, you may be considering LASIK eye surgery. LASIK, or Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, is a popular vision correction procedure that can provide long-term clarity without the need for  glasses or contact lenses.  Contact lenses are worn by around 40 […]

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How to Properly Care for Your Eyes After LASIK Surgery

             
How to Properly Care for Your Eyes After LASIK Surgery
               
                   

Introduction LASIK surgery is a popular and effective procedure for correcting refractive vision errors. It involves reshaping the corneal tissue using advanced laser technology to improve vision. While LASIK is a common procedure with excellent results, proper postoperative care is crucial to ensure optimal healing and avoid complications. In this comprehensive guide, we will discuss […]

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Unveiling the Mystery: What Causes Keratoconus and How to Manage It

             
Unveiling the Mystery: What Causes Keratoconus and How to Manage It
               
                   

Introduction to Keratoconus Keratoconus is a progressive eye condition that affects the shape of the cornea, the clear front surface of the eye. Keratoconus, once thought to be a rare disorder, has turned out to be relatively common. This disease can have a significant impact on a person’s vision and quality of life. Understanding the […]

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Pterygium: Understanding Pterygium Surgery and Treatment Solutions

             
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What is a pterygium? A pterygium is a common eye condition characterized by the growth of a fleshy tissue on the conjunctiva, the clear tissue that covers the white part of the eye. This abnormal growth usually starts from the inner corner of the eye and gradually extends toward the cornea. Pterygium is often referred […]

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The Minimum Age Requirement for LASIK: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting Clear Vision

             
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Overview of LASIK Eye Surgery LASIK eye surgery has revolutionized the way we correct vision. This innovative procedure offers individuals the opportunity to achieve clear vision without the need for glasses or contact lenses. If you are tired of dealing with the hassles of traditional vision correction methods, LASIK may be the solution for you.. […]

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Coping with Keratoconus: Strategies for Managing Common Symptoms

             
Coping with Keratoconus: Strategies for Managing Common Symptoms
               
                   

Keratoconus is a progressive eye condition that affects the shape of the cornea, causing it to become thin and bulge out into a cone shape. This can result in various vision-related symptoms, including halos, glare, flares, smears, overlapping images, multiple images, streaking, and starbursts. While there is no cure for keratoconus, there are several strategies […]

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Alternatives to Reading Glasses: Explore the Options for Clear Vision

             
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As we age, our eyes undergo changes that can affect our ability to see up close. Many individuals find themselves in need of reading glasses to compensate for a condition called presbyopia, which occurs when the lenses in our eyes become less flexible and lose their ability to focus on nearby objects. However, constantly reaching […]

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