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
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.
One of the aspects of your LASIK eye surgery procedure that will be discussed with you during your pre-operative consultation is what to do after LASIK surgery to ensure your chances of a safe recovery. Knowing what NOT to do can be just as helpful in trying to avoid complications and enjoy a smooth recovery.
It is very common to wonder about the probability of needing reading glasses after LASIK eye surgery. Truth be told, you will probably require reading glasses at some point in the years following your LASIK surgery. But it has nothing to do with LASIK failing to deliver as promised, or “wearing off” over time. Even after a perfect LASIK result, you may eventually need reading glasses to see nearby objects clearly. Read on as the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami clarifies what we mean. Continue reading
Whether you are a professional athlete or someone who enjoys sports recreationally, clear vision is a must. But if you were not born with great vision, wearing glasses and contact lenses can be uncomfortable, unreliable and inconvenient for your game. Glasses can fog up, break or fall off your face as you sweat. Contacts can dry out your eyes, shift around or even fall out of your eyes during a critical play.
Thanks to laser vision correction procedures like LASIK and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) with the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami, you can enjoy great vision on and off the field. Continue reading
The first step of the laser vision correction journey is a consultation with a LASIK surgeon. This appointment is a prime opportunity to learn more about the surgeon and their qualifications, discuss your LASIK candidacy and get important details about the surgery itself. To help make your consultation more productive, the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami reveals a few critical questions to ask your LASIK surgeon. Continue reading
Although LASIK is tremendously beneficial for many patients, unfortunately it is not the best option for everyone. That being said, keep in mind that if you have been told you are not a good candidate for LASIK, it does not necessarily mean that you have to wear glasses or contacts for the rest of your life. Here, the team at Laser Eye Center of Miami discusses some of the alternative means of vision correction that you can consider. Continue reading
The entire team at Laser Eye Center of Miami would like to wish you and your family a very happy New Year. If you are struggling with the visual effects of a refractive error, we encourage you to consider making an important New Year’s resolution: improving your vision with LASIK surgery. By correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, LASIK can truly change your life.
If you are thinking about correcting your vision with LASIK eye surgery, perhaps the most important decision you will make is your choice of surgeon. The experience, skill and bedside manner of your surgeon directly influence the success of your procedure.