What Is A Refractive Surgeon?

A refractive surgeon is an ophthalmologist who specializes in performing vision correction, or refractive, procedures to either decrease or eliminate the need for glasses or contacts. Refractive surgeons are board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and have completed additional training in vision correction procedures, technologies and techniques. Some have advanced certifications and degrees,…

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…

Interested in Getting LASIK? Start Here

Getting LASIK or other laser vision correction procedure like SMILE or PRK is a big decision.  You need to think it through carefully to make sure you are doing the right thing for your health and vision. To help, here we offer some tips and information on the first important steps to take on the path…

5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Next Eye Exam

While managing our health and wellness has been a critical priority over the past year due to coronavirus, some of the other more routine, annual doctor visits (including the annual eye exam) may have fallen by the wayside. But, with long hours in front of the computer, fogging eyeglasses and dry eyes from wearing masks,…

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