Category: vision correction

What is PRK?

PRK stands for Photorefractive Keratectomy.  This type of refractive surgery can correct mild cases of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.  PRK is a predecessor to the more popular LASIK surgery.  Just like other LASIK surgery, PRK reshapes the cornea using an excimer laser.  This laser delivers a cool, pulsing beam of ultraviolet light and is used… Read More


Can Lasik Correct Astigmatism?

Do you have astigmatism? Have you tried glasses or contacts to correct your vision but are tired of the hassle? Then Lasik Surgery could be the remedy you have been looking for to restore your vision to 20/20. Astigmatism is not a sign that your eyes are unhealthy; it is a problem with how your… Read More


Treatment & Prevention of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is a serious condition that affects almost two million Americans. The leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans over age sixty-five, it usually causes a slow, painless loss of vision, due to the degeneration of the macula. Age-related macular degeneration treatment has vastly improved in recent years, but… Read More


What Happens in a LASIK Procedure?

Millions of patients have benefited from LASIK, but most people are not quite sure what happens in a LASIK procedure.  If you’re considering LASIK, then this summary should answer your questions! Before the procedure, the patient will be given a mild oral sedative. This allows communication with the surgeon throughout the surgery. An antibiotic eye… Read More


What is the difference in PRK vs. LASIK?

Many people consider vision correction, but what are the benefits of PRK vs. LASIK? After all, laser eye surgery can a bit of a mystery. Most people have heard of LASIK, and many know someone who has had it. However, when it comes to questions like the difference in PRK vs. LASIK, most of us… Read More


How Long is Laser Eye Surgery Recovery?

Prospective patients often wonder about the length of laser eye surgery recovery. LASIK is the most popular vision correction procedure performed today, and millions of people have benefited from this surgery, which promises almost immediate results with minimal pain.  In no time, you’ll be back to your normal lifestyle, glasses and contact free! The procedure… Read More