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Laser Eye Surgery Blog

Laura’s journey to 20/20 vision

Although getting laser eye surgery feels like a huge decision, it’s a simple procedure and one that can change your life in countless ways. In this two-part article in Reader’s Digest, you can follow Laura Dean-Osgood’s journey from short-sightedness, dry eyes and even a sight-threatening eye ulcer to 20/20 vision. While part one covers Laura’s initial consultation, which revealed that she had a condition that dries her eyes out, and the preparation she had to do pre-surgery, part two takes you through… Read more

Laura’s journey to 20/20 vision

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?

Does Flap Thickness Matter?

Laser Eye Surgery to correct impaired vision has always involved reshaping the cornea, but the thickness of the corneal flap treated in the surgery has reduced significantly over the years, so much so that today, there is even a flapless form of laser surgery. This says a lot for how much flap thickness is related with safety during, and recovery following surgery. Thinner flaps preserve a thicker, more structurally integral cornea, meaning less discomfort, faster recovery times, minimal risk of haze, and… Read more

Does Flap Thickness Matter?

Laser Eye Surgery — How Much Time Will I Need Off Work?

Depending on what you do for a living, you may be hoping you can get back to work immediately after Laser Eye Surgery. Or, you may be hoping to finally have some prescribed and leisurely time away. Preferably far away on some tropical island with plenty of medicinal cocktails and time spent resting. If you’re more likely to be in the latter group, unfortunately, that’s not what you’re going to get from Laser Eye Surgery. As a minimally-invasive procedure that takes minutes… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery — How Much Time Will I Need Off Work?

Laser Eye Surgery For Very High Prescriptions

In the 21st century, despite pretty undisputable evidence to the contrary, many people still believe the world is flat and that we’ve never actually been to space. Some people still believe, particularly in India, that the ancient religious practice of drinking your own urine is a cure-all remedy that can even lead to enlightenment. And other people still believe that this whole global warming thing is a complete sham, being fabricated as simply another way to exercise political influence and control people.… Read more

Laser Eye Surgery For Very High Prescriptions

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