What to Anticipate the First 24 Hours after LASIK

What to Anticipate the First 24 Hours after LASIK

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

LASIK Statistics That Will Give You Confidence

LASIK Statistics That Will Give You Confidence

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

The Three Most Common Fears About LASIK

The Three Most Common Fears About LASIK

At Laser Eye Center of Miami, we understand that the thought of any surgical procedure, including LASIK, can stir up concerns and fears. But many of the most common fears about LASIK actually stem from misperceptions. Sometimes the misinformation comes from a Google search or from an uninformed friend or relative.

Here, our team breaks down three of the most common fears about LASIK and explains why you do not need to be afraid of this life-changing procedure. Continue reading

How To Prepare for LASIK

How To Prepare for LASIK

LASIK is an extremely safe procedure with a high success rate. Nevertheless, it is common to experience some nerves or anxiety in the weeks leading up to surgery. Making some key preparations will put your mind at ease as you look forward to the procedure.

Read on as the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami highlights four things to do to prepare for LASIK. Continue reading

3 Ways Glasses Can Ruin Your Workouts

3 Ways Glasses Can Ruin Your Workouts

Just like poorly-fitting leggings that won’t stay up or shoelaces that keep coming untied, glasses make it difficult to complete a heart-pumping workout. In some scenarios, wearing glasses while exercising can even bring up safety concerns. But for many people, popping contacts in before a workout is simply not an option.

Read on as the team at Laser Eye Center discusses three ways glasses can ruin a workout. Continue reading

3 Reasons Why Millennials Should Consider LASIK

3 Reasons Why Millennials Should Consider LASIK

Many of the prospective LASIK candidates we see at Laser Eye Center of Miami want to know whether there is an ideal age or stage of life at which to undergo the vision correction procedure. Although we can’t pinpoint a perfect time to undergo LASIK, we believe there are certain benefits for millennial candidates.

Read on to discover three reasons why our team encourages millennials to consider LASIK. Continue reading

A Timeline for Your LASIK Surgery

A Timeline for Your LASIK Surgery

If you are interested in having LASIK surgery, the first step is to meet with at least one refractive surgeon to discuss the procedure and come up with a treatment plan and timeline. The actual procedure is just one step of the LASIK treatment plan. After the procedure you’ll need to closely follow your doctor’s post-operative care plan. In this post, the team at the Laser Eye Center of Miami discusses the timeline for your LASIK surgery. Continue reading

What’s Better: Bladeless LASIK or Advanced Surface Ablation?

What’s Better: Bladeless LASIK or Advanced Surface Ablation?

Do you rely on glasses or contacts to see clearly, but dream of freedom from corrective eyewear? You may want to consider laser vision correction with the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami. Laser vision correction reshapes the cornea so light entering the eye can focus properly on the retina. This reduces or eliminates dependence on visual aids.

At Laser Eye Center of Miami, we offer two types of laser eye surgery: bladeless LASIK and advanced surface ablation. Each has its own benefits and candidacy requirements. Continue reading