When it comes to vision correction procedures, patients have no shortage of options available. It is understandable that there may be some confusion about the differences between these treatments, and determining the best procedure for your unique needs can be even more challenging. For many patients, the choice often includes two effective treatments: laser eye surgery and clear lens extraction. Laser eye surgery is a popular option, having corrected the vision of many satisfied patients. However, it is not the only solution for refractive errors. Clear lens extraction offers a host of benefits and may be more appropriate in certain cases. The doctors at Laser Eye Center of Miami are here to help you make the right decision for your eye health. Continue below as they detail the two procedures.
LASIK is a transformative procedure that can improve your vision, but many patients at Laser Eye Center of Miami who are athletes have been able to enjoy many advantages after having the surgery. One of the most fundamental requirements for great athletic performance is the ability to see clearly, regardless of the sport.
If you are searching for LASIK options in Miami, you may be bombarded with a number of “types” of LASIK, such as “bladeless” and “traditional” LASIK. Laser Eye Center of Miami offers the most advanced laser for vision correction, and is the only center to do so in Miami-Dade County. Dr. Gabriel Lazcano explains below how this modern vision correction technology improves LASIK. Continue reading
LASIK can transform the way you see, but many of our satisfied patients at Laser Eye Center of Miami seem most excited about the smaller changes they didn’t even consider prior to surgery. After spending so many years relying on eyeglasses or contact lenses to see, being able to enjoy more of the little things in life is a bonus. Continue reading
The LASIK surgery recovery process is usually described as “quick and easy.” After a day or so, you can expect to be back to most or all of your normal activities without limitations. With that said, LASIK is surgery, and after the procedure, you probably won’t have the energy or desire to prepare elaborate meals while you initially recuperate. Planning ahead can ensure you’re getting the nutrients your body needs to heal without spending a lot of time or effort in the kitchen. Here, the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami suggests some great foods to eat after having LASIK. Continue reading
Many of the middle-aged patients we see at Laser Eye Center of Miami express regret that they missed their chance to have LASIK when they were younger. Fortunately, our outstanding ophthalmologist, Dr. Gabriel Lazcano and Dr. Abraham Awad, have good news for them: it usually is not too late to have refractive surgery! Age does not disqualify a patient from having LASIK. If a patient is interested in LASIK, it is worth asking your doctor if he or she is a good candidate for the procedure, regardless of age. Continue reading
Many trends have emerged during the coronavirus pandemic, such as socializing on Zoom, doing jigsaw puzzles and baking sourdough bread. At Laser Eye Center of Miami, our team has noticed another trend: a rise in patients seeking LASIK. The Refractive Surgery Council confirms that vision correction procedures have “soared” after people stopped sheltering at home. Here are some of the reasons patients have shared for having laser eye surgery. Continue reading
Over 10 million Americans have had LASIK. While most of these patients are ordinary people, it is also a popular procedure among celebrities. Some people have doubts about the safety and effectiveness of LASIK, so they may find it reassuring to learn that even rich and famous people choose this procedure to correct their refractive errors. Here Laser Eye Center of Miami discusses some of the notable figures who have been happy with their LASIK results: Continue reading
As far as surgeries go, LASIK is extremely safe and the recovery is remarkably easy. With that said, the first day is considered the most critical. In an effort to make the process as simple and worry-free as possible, the skilled doctors at Laser Eye Center of Miami are here to provide you with a rundown of what you can expect in the first 24 hours following LASIK. Continue reading
Deciding to have LASIK is a health decision, and most people want to know how effective and safe the procedure is before committing. As a result, many people spend a considerable amount of time researching LASIK before scheduling an appointment with a laser surgeon.
If you have been on the fence about LASIK, the Laser Eye Center of Miami would like to share a handful of statistics that may help you to make an informed choice: Continue reading