Laser Eye Surgery Blog

What are the pros and cons: LASIK vs PRK/LASEK vs SMILE? [VIDEO]

So you’ve learned a little bit about Laser Eye Surgery and the incredible benefits it has to offer. You’ve got to get a clear picture of how it works: by removing tissue in the cornea and therefore permanently changing your eye’s focusing power. And after visiting various clinics and doing your research, you’ve discovered that despite the huge list of brand names of treatments — including UltraLASIK, Accu-wave LASIK, Custom LASIK, and Zyoptix — there are actually only three main treatment types,… Read more

What are the pros and cons: LASIK vs PRK/LASEK vs SMILE? [VIDEO]

A New Reality with Man in the High Castle Writer Rob Williams

Rob Williams is somewhat of an expert in alternate realities. The acclaimed screenwriter is one of the bright minds behind the first season of ‘Man in the High Castle’ — the hit Amazon drama loosely based on Philip K. Dick’s novel of the same name. In writing for the show, Rob helped piece together a reality in which Nazi Germany and Japan won WWII and took over the USA, splitting it into three sections: an area controlled by the Japanese, a Nazi-controlled section,… Read more

A New Reality with Man in the High Castle Writer Rob Williams

Alternatives to laser surgery for your eyes

It’s taken us a long time to get to this point — around a thousand years to be more exact. Even longer if you count the early work of Greek scholars like Euclid and Aristotle. Back then if you were afflicted by poor eyesight, you didn’t have much choice other than to deal with it. But it wasn’t all bad; you may even have been thought of as blessed and sought after for certain crafts like specialist coin engraving. In 2017, if you’ve got… Read more

Alternatives to laser surgery for your eyes

What is wavefront?

Since 1862, when Dutch ophthalmologist Herman Snellen first designed a standard test for visual acuity, we’ve used the Snellen Chart as a basis for testing our vision. His familiar black and white chart of ever smaller letters first introduced the idea of ‘standard vision’, and enabled eyecare professionals to determine where a person sits in comparison with the rest of the population. Suddenly by standing 20 feet away from a chart and reading through lines of letters, one could discover where they are… Read more

What is wavefront?

Lasik lasek prk smile … what do they all mean?

Laser Eye Surgery is one of those things many people shut down without a second thought. At first glance when initially looking into the idea of Laser Eye Surgery, it can be quite overwhelming with many things to consider including the various abbreviations of treatments: PRK, LASEK, LASIK, and SMILE. We think it’s pretty simple, knowledge is key. The cornea — the transparent window of the eye — is made up of three main sections: the epithelium, stroma, and endothelium. The epithelial tissue… Read more

Lasik lasek prk smile … what do they all mean?

Which Laser Eye Surgery treatment is right for you?

If you’re thinking about having Laser Eye Surgery, there’s no doubt you will have encountered a number of new words and acronyms, which at first glance don’t seem to make a whole lot of sense. PRK, LASIK, femtosecond lasers, myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia, ReLEx SMILE; these are just a sample of the common language used in the world of Laser Eye Surgery. Without question, it’s understandable to be overwhelmed by it all. That feeling couldn’t be truer when choosing which vision correction treatment… Read more

Which Laser Eye Surgery treatment is right for you?