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
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
Were you considering getting LASIK, but pressed pause on your plans when the COVID-19 pandemic hit? You may be surprised to discover there is no need to delay your treatment any longer. In fact, right now is a good time to get LASIK.
Read on as Laser Eye Center of Miami reveals why LASIK should still be on your radar. Continue reading
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
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