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Understanding Refractive Errors

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

Published: November 12, 2017 Read Post
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Preparing for LASIK Surgery

LASIK surgery requires considerable preparation. Prior to LASIK in Virginia Beach, you’ll need a complete eye examination by your refractive surgeon including the following tests and evaluation: Your doctor will dilate your pupils to fine-tune your prescription. Examination of your eyes to make sure they’re healthy, including testing for…

Published: November 5, 2017 Read Post
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Wearing Contacts Before a LASIK Consultation

If you are a contact lens wearer who is interested in LASIK eye surgery for vision correction and to reduce your dependency on contacts, it’s important to be aware of the restrictions surrounding wearing contact lenses before your LASIK consultation. Prior to a LASIK consultation and surgery, it is vital…

Published: October 29, 2017 Read Post
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How Effective is Laser Eye Surgery?

Thousands of people across the globe have experienced the lasting benefits of laser eye surgery. Laser eye surgery has proven highly effective in most people with common vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. In fact, as many as 70% of patients will experience better than 20/20 vision once they’ve…

Published: October 22, 2017 Read Post
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Is LASIK Covered by Insurance?

Unfortunately, most insurance companies don’t cover LASIK because laser eye surgery is nearly always considered an elective procedure and not medically necessary. Although insurance does not often cover the cost of LASIK, certain people can get their laser eye surgery covered due to special circumstances. The first way LASIK…

Published: October 15, 2017 Read Post