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LASIK Technology

Unlike many other surgeries, it is not necessary to have general anesthesia (be put to sleep) for LASIK eye surgery, and in fact, it is actually necessary that you are awake for the procedure. There are several reasons why you are awake during LASIK eye surgery:

  • The procedure is very fast!...

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“Can I have LASIK with astigmatism?” is a common question that many people have when researching whether or not they are an ideal LASIK candidate. Astigmatism is a commonly misunderstood term; it is not an eye disease. Astigmatism is a type of refractive error similar to farsightedness or...

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You’ve been thinking about it. You hear your friends talking about it. You are finally ready to make that first move toward finding out if LASIK is right for you. Before you can make the decision on whether or not to have LASIK surgery, you need to do your research and investigate the procedure for...

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It may seem like everyone around you is getting some kind of laser surgery these days! All-laser LASIK eye surgery is extremely popular. However, LASIK does not fix all eye or vision issues. Continue reading to find out exactly what LASIK can and cannot correct.

What LASIK Cannot Correct

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