Options in Laser Vision Correction Give Surgeons the Power to Personalize

Because LASIK is so popular, you may think it is the only laser vision correction procedure available. This couldn’t be further from the truth.  In fact, there are several techniques and technologies that make up a spectrum of choices in laser vision correction. Taken together, laser vision correction options – including PRK and SMILE –…

Vision For Winter Sports Can Make or Break a Season

The Winter season is in full swing with some wild weather already in 2018.  While it is still too early to predict if the West will see another season of record snow levels, there is still reason for skiers and snowboarders to rejoice in the current conditions.  So it is time for a winter gear…

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5 Reasons Competitive Athletes Choose LASIK

Professional athletes train their bodies to perform at an elite skill level. Because vision is integral to physical performance, athletes require vision correction that is always in place and can stand up to extreme conditions. Not surprisingly, many athletes choose LASIK due to its safety and effectiveness. Wherever a sport takes place, field, pitch, course,…

How to Use Your FSA and HSA for LASIK Surgery: 2020 Update

For the tax year 2020, the IRS has announced new contribution limits for both the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and the Health Savings Accounts (HSA).  Those who have access to these accounts may be interested to learn that laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK are an eligible expense according to the IRS. Importantly, the…

What Types Of Vision Problems Does Refractive Surgery Correct?

Refractive surgeons perform refractive surgery procedures – such as LASIK, PRK, lens implants and cataract surgery – to improve the focusing ability of their patients’ eyes. They can reshape the cornea or implant a lens inside the eye to correct a variety of common vision problems, such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, presbyopia or cataracts. For…

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