Posts Categorized: Uncategorized

Laser eye surgery is relatively fast and painless, requiring only about 15 minutes for the actual surgical procedure. Some of the things you should expect to occur during LASIK include: Numbing eye drops are applied. This anesthetic ensures your procedure is pain free. Speculum is used to hold your eyelids open. This device does not…

Read More

The beauty of LASIK is that you don’t have to do anything to maintain the results. Unlike glasses or contact lenses, there won’t be any cleaning, repairing or replacing of your LASIK results. The modification of your cornea achieved with LASIK is permanent. Your LASIK results should remain unchanged over the years, although you are…

Read More

High-tech procedures like LASIK are always accompanied by their fair share of myths and misconceptions. Some of the most common LASIK myths include: LASIK is high risk: While there are inherent risks of LASIK surgery, the actual complication rate of the procedure is low. Serious, sight-threatening complications are rare, and other side effects can usually…

Read More

A Free Laser Vision Consultation requires about 60 to 90 minutes and includes the following: ~ Detailed history of wearing glasses: The ideal candidate is at least 18 years of age with stable glasses or contact lens prescription for at least 1 year. ~ Detailed history of contact lens wear: Contact lenses may change the…

Read More

When gathering information on Laser Vision Eye Surgery, you will find out that the average cost of surgery varies depending on the various providers and the wide range of pre-operative testing conducted and the post-op care that is included.There is a wide variety of equipments used, with varying costs, for testing and surgery. Varying technologies…

Read More

In a study conducted in 2006, researchers at Oregon Health and Science University’s Casey Eye Institute, suggested it may be safer, in the long run, to have LASIK surgery than to wear contact lenses. Now, a new survey may explain why the conclusions of that study may, indeed, be correct.Poor contact lens care habitsSynovate, Inc.,…

Read More

I have been performing iLASIK for the past 18 months. The iLASIK procedure combines all of the latest, all-laser LASIK technology in one efficient LASIK platform. It’s safe and precise. In fact, thanks to studies using iLASIK technology, recently, all branches of the U.S. military and NASA approved LASIK for their service men and women….

Read More

The National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) has approved All-Laser Lasik technologies for use on U.S. astronauts. The NASA decision was made following review of extensive military clinical data, which showed the combination of femtosecond laser (IntraLase) for LASIK flap creation and wavefront-guided excimer laser for corneal sculpting provides superior safety and vision. “NASA’s approval…

Read More

Those of you who love the idea of ditching the glasses or contact lenses by way of LASIK surgery but hate the possibility of experiencing night-time issues such as glare and halos, should very much consider Custom LASIK with Wavefront Technology. The computer-generated three dimensional mapping of your corneas with CustomVue Wavefront scanning can reduce…

Read More

With Monovision or monofit, one eye is set with the Laser to focus at distance and the other eye is set to focus at near. Monovision is a very popular and effective Laser Vision Correction option at our office. Dr. Levinson himself has his vision set like this and he performs LASIK and cataract surgery…

Read More