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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
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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