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LASIK Alternatives

Most patients who are over the age of 21 and in good health with no other eye conditions or diseases are generally considered good candidates for LASIK. LASIK is approved by the FDA to treat a broad range of vision problems, including nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. However, some people…

Published: December 24, 2017 Read Post
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LASIK Complications

LASIK eye surgery is one of the safest procedures of its kind, with an excellent success rate. Like any medical procedure, refractive surgery carries some risk. Major complications after LASIK are extremely rare, occurring in less than 1% of all patients. Most side effects are minor and can be…

Published: December 17, 2017 Read Post
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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