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Vision Disorders

Myopia is the medical term for “nearsightedness”.  Being nearsighted means you can see near objects well without the use of glasses or contact lenses, but your distance...

Author: Eugene Smith, M.D.


People with myopia have difficulty seeing objects at a distance. Prior to having LASIK, that is how I saw the world around me. My nearsightedness limited almost...

Author: Dean Ellis, M.D.


Is LASIK just for the young? Not necessarily. Each prospective patient has a unique set of circumstances that must be evaluated before determining whether laser vision correction...

Author: Ronald Allen, M.D.

Vision Correction Procedures

Children may literally see the world the same way their parents view it. Ophthalmic genetic researchers have found that genetics determine the most common vision problems among...

Author: LasikPlus

General Eye Health

Each family’s eye health is unique and determined by heredity, lifestyle and happenstance. However, some eye conditions typically occur during a specific age range. Knowing what to...

Author: LasikPlus

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Six-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller is one athlete in Sochi experiencing the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. After finishing eighth in the men’s downhill...

Author: William Rainey


Doctors use LASIK to correct a number of vision issues, including farsightedness, nearsightedness and astigmatism. However, like all medical procedures, LASIK isn’t for everyone and cannot treat...

Author: LasikPlus


For many patients, LASIK results in noticeably improved vision. As noted in previous post, there are also unexpected benefits to having the procedure. Here are four more...

Author: Joseph Thomas, M.D.

Vision Correction Procedures

Search for the term LASIK on the Web, and you’ll receive over 22 million results on the subject. That’s a lot of information to take in, especially...

Author: LasikPlus


LASIK is the most popular corneal refractive procedure worldwide, with more than 700,000 procedures performed each year in the U.S. alone. LASIK produces excellent results when performed...

Author: Anamaria Santiago

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Vision Correction Procedures

Many people wake up each morning struggling to see the clock on their bedside table. They fumble around to find their glasses or take time out of...

Author: Timothy Morgan

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