Looking at LASIK Risks and Benefits: Night Vision Symptoms

When weighing the decision to have LASIK – or any surgery – it is important to take a close look at the benefits and risks. The benefits of LASIK are widely touted – great vision without the hassle of glasses or contacts. More than 19 million people in the U.S. have chosen LASIK for their…

Looking at LASIK Risks and Benefits: Dry Eye

When researching if LASIK eye surgery is right for you, it’s important to understand not only the procedure’s benefits but also its potential risks. There is a tremendous amount of scientific evidence behind LASIK as a safe and effective option for those evaluating their vision correction needs. This research, in particular, speaks to LASIK’s very…

New Research: LASIK Safety and Performance Continue To Impress

At the May 2016 annual meeting of the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery – the medical organization of surgeons specializing in vision correction and cataract surgeries – updates of several high-profile research studies of LASIK safety and performance, including the FDA PROWL study, were presented showing impressively and consistently high marks for safety,…

Beyond Seeing Clearly: What to Expect with LASIK Recovery

Will my eyes hurt after my LASIK eye surgery? Can I wear makeup the next day? When can I work out or play sports? These are some of the more frequent questions patients ask about LASIK recovery as they prepare for vision correction surgery. When you have LASIK surgery, you are very focused on one…

Ask The Doctor: How Long Does LASIK Last?

There is a common misconception that LASIK is not permanent and that it only lasts a few years. We asked Drs. Eric Donnenfeld and Gregory Parkhurst to answer the question, “How long does LASIK last?” and to set the record straight for our readers: Q: How long does LASIK last? DR. DONNENFELD: It is a…

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