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LASIK For Photographers

By eliminating the hassle of glasses or contacts, LASIK for photographers makes it easier and more comfortable to handle cameras, especially the small digital cameras that are increasingly popular among professionals, and the compacts and even smartphones used by enthusiastic amateurs. “Photography is all about eyesight—and it’s also about removing obstacles between the photographer and…

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LASIK Is A Good Option For Parents

No question about it, taking care of young kids is easier when you can see well without needing glasses or contact lenses – and this is why family eye care should focus on putting parents’ vision first. If you’re a mom or dad with vision that relies on corrective lenses, you’ve probably run a few…

Eye Doctors Are LASIK Patients Too

Often, the most powerful validation of an elective medical procedure, such as LASIK, occurs when eye doctors choose the procedure for him or herself. A recent study shows eye doctors are at least five times more likely as the general public to choose vision correction surgery for themselves. The study, featured in the Journal of…

Informed Consent for LASIK

Understanding the Informed Consent for LASIK

There is a lot to do when you are preparing to have surgery – any surgery. From having someone on hand to drive and, perhaps, care for you while you recover to making sure you have the prescribed medications on hand when you get home. One of the most important parts of preparing for surgery…

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5 Tips for Talking to Your LASIK Doctor

More than 19 million people have benefited from having LASIK eye surgery over the last 20 years. However, according to an American Refractive Surgery Council survey, of the 80 percent of people who need vision correction and are thinking about LASIK, only two percent actually make their way into a surgeon’s office to see if…

To Become An Astronaut – Or a Better Pilot – Consider LASIK

It’s official! NASA is now accepting applications for its next class of astronauts. What makes this news particularly exciting is that some members of this next astronaut class could very well be on the first mission to Mars. Among the astronaut requirements: at least 1,000 hours of pilot-in-command time in jet aircraft and 20/20 vision….

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