by Sarah Jones - 2006-12-02
The idea of PRK eye surgery is an appealing one for anyone struggling with glasses or contacts. You want something that is easier and simplier, however you may not understand all the jargon associated...
by Sarah Jones - 2006-12-03
Lasik eye surgery can give a person 20/20 vision, but not all patients will end up with 20/20 vision. Statistics show that lasik insight correction has more than a 90% success rate, however it is also...
by Dirk Wagner - 2006-12-04
One of the most common eyesight problems is myopia or nearsightedness. Myopia afflicts almost one third of the population. Myopia or nearsightedness is a condition wherein the person cannot see distan...
by Ray La Foy - 2006-12-04
LASIK or Laser-In-Situ-Keratomileusis is a type of laser eye surgery which has met with success in relieving people of their trials and tribulations with glasses, lenses and the like. This surgery has...
by Richard A. Driscoll, O.D. - 2006-12-04
In our office, one of the most frequently asked questions is "So Doc, am I a candidate for laser vision correction?". Our answers below are not a substitute for a consultation with your eye...
by Ben Franklin - 2006-12-05
If you're considering lasik eye surgery, you're not alone. Each year, thousands of people trade in their glasses and contacts for this procedure that can effectively eliminate the need for them. But, ...
by Peter Prabhakar - 2006-12-05
The Focus On Independence program provides free LASIK or vision correction surgery for quadriplegics. Robert K. Maloney of Los Angeles and Daniel Durrie of Kansas City have enlisted up to 40 surgeons ...
by Sarah Jones - 2006-12-06
Thinking about Lasik surgery is a big decision. Not only does it affect your vision, but it also affects your pocketbook. Which is why you want to make sure that you are making the best choices poss...
by Dean Caporella - 2006-12-07
Laser eye surgery has been such an enormous boon for the "seeing-eye" world that thousands of people with defective sight problems can thank this relatively simple and quick procedure for restoring th...
by Sarah Thomas - 2006-12-08
The laser known as the excimer is categorized as an ultraviolet chemical laser. This type of laser is widely used in laser surgery. It was initially used to make semiconductors during the 1970s, but l...