Men and women all across America are opting for LASIK surgery to correct their vision. Imagine being able to wake up in the morning and not have to put glasses on to see, or riding a rollercoaster and not worrying about your glasses flying off, or not needing to take your contacts out when you come... Read Full Post
Cataracts are an extremely common vision problem, mostly affecting those over 60 years old. It is degenerative, meaning that your vision will get worse the longer you leave it untreated. If you never get it treated, there is a possibility of going completely blind.
Luckily, there are effective... Read Full Post
LASIK is one of the most commonly performed vision correction procedures, and as such there are many different eye surgeons offering it. How do you choose the right LASIK surgeon in Sacramento? Your eyes are one of your most important features, and you need to know that your surgeon cares about... Read Full Post
Due to its low risks and high satisfaction rate, LASIK eye surgery in Sacramento is extremely popular. People may wonder if they are too old or too young to have this procedure performed, but the truth is that there are no real age limits to LASIK. Keep in mind, though, that it is only FDA approved... Read Full Post
Laser cataract surgery is the most advanced technique for treating cataracts, which occur when proteins in the eye merge, causing cloudy, blurry vision. Cataracts are most common in people over the age of 60, although they can develop at earlier ages due to a variety of causes. Unfortunately,... Read Full Post
Everyone has heard of LASIK surgery to improve eyesight, but they may not know exactly what it can or can’t treat. LASIK is an amazing technology that is safe and effective in treating refractive errors in the eye. These errors include:
Astigmatism: Astigmatism is caused by an irregularly shaped... Read Full Post
If you’ve done your research about LASIK surgery for vision correction, you’ve probably come across the terms “blade” vs. “bladeless” LASIK. While the majority of LASIK eye surgery is done with a laser, a flap must be cut in the cornea in order to be able to reshape the underlying tissue causing... Read Full Post
With the school year ending, most families are looking forward to summer vacations, and you may already be preparing for yours. If you rely on glasses and contacts, you understand the hassle of extra planning required to travel, such as whether you remembered to pick up a three-ounce container of... Read Full Post
April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month. It is a month dedicating to promoting awareness of women’s eye health issues and encouraging women to make their vision health a priority and seek out regular eye exams.
Women are more likely than men to suffer vision problems such as glaucoma,... Read Full Post
Considered elective by insurance companies, LASIK is not something that can typically be financed through vision plans. Many people choose to use their flexible spending accounts for LASIK, making insurance less of an issue, but this is not an option that is available to everyone
Another popular... Read Full Post
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