Monthly Archives: January 2015

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Is LASIK Safe?

More than 14 million Americans have had LASIK vision correction since the mid-1990s. While LASIK is usually considered a safe medical procedure, it is important to remember that it is still surgery…and the decision to have LASIK should not be taken lightly. You can increase your chances for an excellent visual outcome (20/20 vision or… Read More


Don’t Be Afraid of the Eye Doctor

If you are a fan of the TV show Friends, do you remember the one where Rachel goes to the eye doctor? If not, here is a clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NiO639g4HY Rachel wasn’t too thrilled that Monica had forced her to have an eye exam…and at Bellevue LASIK & Cataract, we get it! Going to any type… Read More


Gel Gains Approval for Cataract Surgery Incisions

At Bellevue LASIK & Cataract, we are continually monitoring advances in cataract surgery technology. The latest news in this field is the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of the first gel for use in sealing corneal incisions (when deemed necessary): the ReSure Sealant manufactured by Ocular Therapeutix. During any cataract surgery process, a small… Read More


Carrots and Eyesight

  Ehh…what’s up doc? Are carrots good for your eyes or not? Carrots are an excellent source of beta carotene, a form of vitamin A, which is a healthy nutrient for good vision. However, simply eating Bugs Bunny’s favorite snack will not actually improve your vision. That said, if you do not consume the proper… Read More