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LASIK Technology

One of the most important parts of LASIK eye surgery is what you do after surgery takes place. Following both pre-op and post-op instructions as directed by your surgeon contributes to an optimal result. During an initial consultation for LASIK eye surgery at Providence Eye & Laser Specialists, we...

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At Providence Eye, we pride ourselves on our LASIK suite for many reasons. If you’re wondering why our LASIK suite is so integral to our practice, read below to learn about our history, as well as some fun and important facts.

Providence Eye’s LASIK Technology: Then and Now

  • We have never used...

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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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