Myth: Glasses and contacts are cheaper than LASIK. Fact: Not taking into consideration that seeing without a visual aid is priceless, LASIK can actually save you money. When looking at…
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the next best time is now. With laser vision correction the best time is when you are 18, but the next best time is now, if you want clear, effortless vision.
Refractive errors and quality of life The effect of uncorrected refractive errors is often studied but what about being dependent on glasses and contacts? Does that influence your quality of…
Here are some educational videos about the procedure and its outcomes. This Lasik Information Playlist includes: What is refractive surgeryLasik IntroductionLASIK: The procedurePRK: The procedureWavefront LASIK View Video
Wearing glasses not only creates interference but may also lead to severe injuries. The advent of contact lenses and LASIK has played a pivotal role in ensuring that an athlete’s career is not derailed just because he/ she must wear glasses.
Fact: Although glasses are not ideal to swim with, contacts are also not the answer. The FDA recommends that you do not expose contacts to any type of water: tap water; swimming pools; oceans; lakes; hot tubs and showers. All sorts of viruses and micro-organisms live in water.
Nadia is the administrative head at Envision. After 19 years of dependence on glasses and contact lenses for myopia she had LASIK. After her procedure 3 years ago, she has not looked back and truly appreciates her freedom from glasses.
Fact: Modern LASIK does not affect night vision and may even improve it. Myth: LASIK makes your night vision worse
Although LASIK is one of the safest, most effective outpatient procedures, there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ answer to this question. Your specific anatomy and lifestyle are central to the answer.
It is not a matter of your age but the aging of your eye’s natural lens which often becomes significant after age 55. If you are starting to develop cataracts, Lasik might not give you the clear vision you hoped for and cataracts may cloud your vision again soon