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How Does LASIK Work?

LASIK surgery is the most common laser vision correction procedure, and has helped millions of people around the world see better every day. The procedure can be broken down in just a few easy steps. Numbing Drops: In Virginia Beach, your doctor administers numbing drops that take effect in…

Published: December 23, 2018 Read Post
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LASIK and Pregnancy

LASIK vision correction is not recommended during or shortly after pregnancy. It is recommended that you postpone LASIK due to the following concerns: Hormone fluctuations: Fluctuations in hormone levels and fluid retention can cause changes in your vision and eye anatomy. It is common to experience small changes in…

Published: December 16, 2018 Read Post
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Can LASIK Correct Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is an extremely common condition. Thankfully, patients with this condition have several reliable treatment options, including LASIK laser vision correction. Here’s what you need to know about how LASIK surgery can correct astigmatism. What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is caused by an imperfection in the curvature of the cornea…

Published: December 9, 2018 Read Post
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Alternatives to LASIK

LASIK eye surgery is the most popular type of vision correction because it can effectively treat a wide range of refractive disorders. However, it is not the right treatment for every patient. Approximately 25% of people who want LASIK are not good candidates for the procedure. For some, their…

Published: December 2, 2018 Read Post
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Do You Need Reading Glasses After Laser Eye Surgery?

Patients typically undergo laser eye surgery to reduce or completely eliminate their need for visual aids such as contact lenses and glasses. The truth is that most patients will eventually require reading glasses at some point in their future. Laser eye surgery effectively treats farsightedness, a refractive error that…

Published: November 25, 2018 Read Post