LASIK Flap

LASIK, which stands for laser in-situ keratomileusis, is a popular surgery used to correct vision in people who are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism.  One aspect of LASIK surgery that has made it such an innovative and effective procedure is…

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Cataract Causes

A cataract occurs when the lens inside your eye becomes cloudy. Things linked to clouding include: Aging (age-related cataracts) Overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, such as from sunlight, tanning booths, or sunlamps Diabetes: especially when the blood sugar levels are…

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LASIK Consultation

The first step in having LASIK in Buffalo is scheduling a consultation, during which Dr. Atwal will evaluate your candidacy for laser eye surgery. After a thorough discussion and a non-invasive eye exam, Dr. Atwal will be able to determine if LASIK…

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LASIK Financing

With the average cost of LASIK being more than $2,000 per eye in the U.S. and the procedure not being covered by most insurance plans, you might feel that laser vision correction is beyond your financial means. Thankfully, there are…

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Does LASIK Hurt?

LASIK eye surgery is a very popular procedure in part because it is patient-friendly in many ways. The procedure only takes about 15 minutes for both eyes, and the healing process begins immediately with little to no discomfort. Another perk…

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LASIK Risks

Millions of Americans have had LASIK eye surgery to correct their vision since it was introduced in the United States several decades ago. Although LASIK has an excellent safety profile and a very high success rate, there are potential risks…

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