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Top 3 Things To Know Before Your Cataract Evaluation

Category: Cataracts

1.) Bring Your Person Please bring your significant other, family member or someone to help listen to all the medical information we will be providing. This will help get all your questions answered at your appointment, and it’s sometimes easier when choosing a date for your procedure that fits into everyone’s calendar. You will need…

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Top 3 Things To Know Before Your Vision Correction Appointment

Category: LASIK

1. Leave Your Contacts At Home Please don’t come to your appointment in your contacts. Feel free to bring or wear your glasses. Here’s why! You may be able to get your procedure scheduled very soon and some procedures require that you be out of your contacts for a few days. Think about it… you…

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Dry Eyes and LASIK

Category: LASIK

If you have dry eyes, you know how irritating they can be. The burning, itching, and general discomfort can make it tough to get through the day. Currently between 16 million and 49 million Americans have dry eyes – that’s 5-15% of our population! Many people simply suffer through it, thinking that dry eyes are…

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When Will Insurance Pay for Cataract Surgery?

Category: Cataracts

If you’ve been putting off having cataract surgery, now is the time to bite the bullet and schedule an appointment. Why? Because if you don’t have the surgery before the end of the year, you’ll likely lose this year’s benefit of already meeting your insurance deductible & have to start all over again next year….

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How to Prevent Cataracts

Category: Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens, and according to the National Eye Institute, cataracts affect more than 24.4 million Americans aged 40 and older. By age 75, approximately half of all Americans have cataracts.   How to Prevent Cataracts From Getting Worse Cataracts are a common problem as we age, but there…

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When Was LASIK Eye Surgery Invented?

Category: LASIK

Laser Eye Surgery, like LASIK, is one of the most popular types of vision correction surgery available today. But when was LASIK invented? Keep reading to find out!   LASIK Eye surgery is a corrective procedure that has been performed for over two decades and can allow people to experience improved vision without the need…

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How long do ICLs last?

Category: ICL Surgery

ICLs, or implantable contact lenses, are a type of corrective lenses that are surgically inserted into the eye. ICLs are an alternative to LASIK surgery and have a number of benefits, including being removable and reversible. But is it permanent? Let’s find out. Am I A Candidate For ICL Surgery? If you are nearsighted, you can see…

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Contact Lenses Stuck in Your Eye?

Category: LASIK

It’s happened to the best of us. You’re putting your contact lenses in, everything is going smoothly… and then suddenly one of them gets stuck under your eyelid. Or worse, both of them do! Or, even more horrible, you end up with 11 contact lenses stuck in your eye. So what gives? 11 Contact Lenses…

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Can You Get LASIK While Pregnant?

Category: LASIK

Pregnancy is an amazing time full of new life and hope for the future. For many mothers-to-be, it’s also a time of uncertainty, particularly regarding their own health and well-being. So, it’s only natural that many pregnant women or women planning to become pregnant have questions about LASIK surgery and whether or not it’s safe…

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How Much Does LASIK Cost with Insurance?

Category: LASIK

LASIK surgery has become a popular choice for patients looking to reduce or eliminate their dependence on glasses or contact lenses. When you’re exploring your vision correction options, eye surgery cost is likely one of your top considerations. And for good reason—LASIK is a significant investment. In this blog post, we’ll explore how much LASIK…

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