Monthly Archives: April 2016


What Does Refractive Surgery Mean?

Refractive eye surgery is eye surgery that is performed to eliminate or reduce dependency on contact lenses or glasses, although some people still need prescription eye glasses or contacts after the procedure. It is used to improve the refractive state of the eye which improves natural vision. Refractive surgery can include a variety of methods… Read More

LASIK for Farsightedness

Are you farsighted (see better at a distance) and wondering if LASIK will help?  The answer is yes, in most cases.  LASIK is approved by FDA for treatment for farsightedness. LASIK is a form of eye surgery that changes the curvature of the cornea with the use of lasers.  By changing the curvature of the… Read More

Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is an eye condition where the eye is irregularly shaped, looking like a football in shape instead of being round as an eye should be.  The astigmatism causes distortion of light rays and interferes with vision. At one point, astigmatism was difficult to treat through laser eye surgery.  With today’s modern LASIK procedures, nothing… Read More

How Effective is Laser Eye Surgery?

Laser eye surgery is one of the fastest, easiest and most successful surgeries performed today.  Over the years, laser eye surgery has benefited from advanced technology and techniques that continue to improve the patient experience. Patients who request laser eye surgery and are realistic about the results they expect are typically very satisfied with their… Read More