Are You Wondering: Should I get LASIK?

Should I get LASIK? If you struggle with glasses or contact lenses in order to see well, you may be asking yourself this very question.  Asking questions – a lot of questions –  is the best way to determine if it’s right for you. Because, frankly, if you are considering a vision correction procedure – or…

LASIK Questions Surgeons Want You To Ask (Part Two)

October is Healthy Literacy Month and we polled several refractive surgeons about the LASIK questions they wish patients would ask. In yesterday’s post, we covered important questions about LASIK safety. Today, we delve into part two of “LASIK Questions Surgeons Want You To Ask” with a focus on what happens after LASIK. Q: What is…

LASIK Questions Surgeons Want You To Ask (Part One)

October is Healthy Literacy Month and in part one of our special two-part series, we polled several refractive surgeons about the LASIK questions they want patients to ask. Patients today have a wealth of information at their disposal – thanks to the internet. As a result, the doctor-patient relationship has evolved. Those considering vision correction procedures…

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…

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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