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How is Laser Eye Surgery Performed?

LASIK laser eye surgery is a vision correction procedure that aims at permanently altering the focusing power of the eye by reshaping the cornea with a precise excimer laser. Laser eye surgery is performed as an outpatient procedure while the patient is awake. Usually both eyes are operated on at the same…

Published: December 10, 2017 Read Post
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Congratulations to Governor Northam!

Last month Dr. Tom Edmonds celebrated along with Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam as he clinched the race for Governor of Virginia. Dr. Edmonds and Governor Northam are longtime childhood friends from the eastern shore and they were roommates in medical school. Dr. Edmonds also performed LASIK vision correction…

Published: December 7, 2017 Read Post
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Is LASIK Right for You?

LASIK has successfully improved the vision of millions of people, but it isn’t for everyone. Before you sign up for LASIK surgery, here are a few things to help you determine if LASIK is right for you: LASIK is surgery to a very delicate part of your eye, and…

Published: December 3, 2017 Read Post
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LASIK Candidate

LASIK eye surgery can be very successful when performed on the right patient. LASIK can treat severe degrees of nearsightedness, moderate amounts of farsightedness and astigmatism, but LASIK is not right for everyone. While the goal of LASIK surgery is to reduce dependency on glasses or contact lenses, having LASIK…

Published: November 26, 2017 Read Post
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What Does Refractive Surgery Mean?

Refractive surgery is eye surgery that is performed to eliminate or reduce dependency on contact lenses or glasses, although some people still need prescription eye glasses or contacts after the procedure. It is used to improve the refractive state of the eye which improves natural vision. Refractive surgery can include…

Published: November 19, 2017 Read Post