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What to Expect Before, During and After LASIK – Part One

Before LASIK Prior to a LASIK procedure in Virginia Beach, you will need a thorough consultation and complete eye examination by one of our doctors to determine if you are a good candidate for the surgery. During your pre-surgery examination, your doctor will: Dilate your pupils to fine-tune…

Published: July 15, 2018 Read Post
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LASIK for Nearsightedness

To see clearly, the cornea and the lens must bend, (refract) light rays so they focus on the retina. The retina is a layer of light-sensing cells that line the back of the eye. These cells convert the light rays into impulses that are sent to the brain where they…

Published: July 8, 2018 Read Post
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LASIK Flap Complications

Despite its excellent record of success and safety, LASIK eye surgery, like all surgical procedures, has some associated risks. Most LASIK side effects are mild and temporary. While serious complications, such as those associated with the LASIK flap, are extremely rare, it’s important that patients be fully aware of…

Published: July 1, 2018 Read Post
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Common Vision Problems that LASIK Treats

Your eye shape and cornea are keys to better vision. When light enters the eye it is bent, refracted, by a clear tissue on the front of the eye called the cornea. The cornea, in effect, acts like a lens to focus incoming light onto the retina on the back…

Published: June 24, 2018 Read Post
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What is the Day of LASIK Surgery Like? – Part Two

Upon arrival at our office, your eyes will be numbed with anesthetic eye drops and an eyelid holder will be positioned to keep your eyelids open during surgery. You will remain awake and comfortable throughout the procedure. A laser is used to gently create a corneal flap. Your doctor then…

Published: June 17, 2018 Read Post