Are YOU a Candidate for LASIK?

This is probably a question you are asking yourself when considering getting LASIK. You may have had one doctor say you are a candidate and another say you're not. Our team here at Waite Vision are committed to answering this question for you and finding if you are truly a... Read more »

Adding Value to Your Life With LASIK Surgery

When it comes to LASIK surgery, this highly successful elective surgery can transform your life. Before you scoff at this claim, consider this: according to the American Refractive Surgery Council, 99 percent of LASIK patients had results better than 20/40 vision while more than 90 percent had results of 20/20... Read more »

Eliminate the Inconvenience of Glasses and Contact Lenses with LASIK

In the past, glasses and contact lenses were viewed as the most effective options to treat myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. Of course, both these options are fraught with their own inconveniences. Contact lenses need daily maintenance and replacement. Some individuals find them uncomfortable or complain of eye irritation. Glasses also... Read more »

LASIK Requires Minimal Sedation and Offers Quick Recovery

The human eye is a complex marvel of nature. Its various structures allow our brains to translate visual light into messages that define our understanding of the world around us. When something affects the health or basic function of your eyes, it can impact your overall quality of life and... Read more »

There is No Longer Any Need to Wait to Get Your Eyes Done

The human eye is a marvel of biology. It includes a variety of structures including the lens and cornea. Minor deviations in the shape of your cornea are what make the vision blurry without glasses or contact lenses. Having to rely on prosthetic devices, like glasses and contact lenses, has... Read more »

Cataract Surgery Can Restore the Clarity of Your Vision

The lens of the human eye is clear and pliable, which allows you to sharpen the focus of your vision. As you grow older, the natural malleability of the lens starts to diminish. After age 40, this will impact the autofocus of your eyes causing you to need reading glasses... Read more »

Can LASIK Treat Astigmatism?

As a refractive surgeon, this is one of the most common questions I am asked. In short, the answer is “absolutely.” It’s a piece of cake. I just plug the astigmatism measurements into the laser and it precisely treats it down to the exact micron. The visual results are excellent... Read more »

Refractive Lens Exchange Can Replace Glasses and Readers

The human eye is composed of several different structures that work together to allow your brain to process visual information presented by the outside world. One of the more important components is the lens of the eye, which quickly allows you to change focus from far to near and back... Read more »

LASIK Brings Your Life into Focus

Myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism are the medical terms for refractive errors.  Myopia is commonly known as near-sightedness and means you can see clearly up close but not at distance.  Hyperopia is commonly known as far-sightedness and means you can clearly see at distance but not up close.  Astigmatism causes blur... Read more »

Fuchs’ Dystrophy Can Be Cured Using Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty

The human eye relies on several important structures to transmit visual images to your brain from the outside world. A problem with any one of these structures can significantly impair the clarity of your vision as well as your overall quality of life. One such problem, known as Fuchs’ Dystrophy,... Read more »