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What type of anesthesia is used during LASIK surgery?

When considering LASIK surgery, many patients wonder what type of anesthesia is used during the procedure. This article will answer that question and several other questions you may have as you prepare to undergo this life-changing vision correction procedure. LASIK is a form of refractive surgery that has revolutionized the field of ophthalmology by offering

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Overcoming Anxiety and Nervousness About LASIK

LASIK (Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis) is a well trusted refractive eye procedure that has helped millions of people worldwide achieve visual freedom. Despite its high success rate and positive outcomes, it’s natural to feel a little nervous about undergoing the procedure. In this article, we’ll discuss the causes of nervousness about LASIK and provide helpful tips to

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Your LASIK Pre-operative Evaluation: What We Test and Look For 

When it comes to vision correction, understanding your options is a crucial step toward making the right decision. For many, LASIK eye surgery presents a transformative opportunity to live a life free from the constant need for glasses or contact lenses. But how do you know if you’re a suitable candidate for LASIK? It starts

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Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism? The idea that astigmatism cannot be corrected with LASIK laser eye surgery is one of the most prevalent myths concerning laser vision correction. In fact, laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is the most popular method for treating astigmatism and nearsightedness (myopia). This misinformation may have deterred thousands of people with astigmatism from

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