Can You Blink During LASIK?

Can You Blink During LASIK?

Many people who are considering LASIK eye surgery express various concerns. One of the most common questions we hear is, “What if I blink during my procedure?” The prospect of blinking or moving the eyes during LASIK or any other…

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What Is Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is a common condition caused by an imperfection in the curvature of the cornea or lens of the eye. The cornea is the clear, round dome covering the eye's iris and pupil. The lens of the eye is a…

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What Is Hyperopia?

What is Hyperopia?

Hyperopia, also known as farsightedness, is a refractive error that causes blurry vision. Having a refractive error means that the shape of your eye does not bend light correctly, resulting in seeing a blurred image. Hyperopia, also called hypermetropia, farsightedness…

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Are You Awake During LASIK?

Are You Awake During LASIK?

A common concern among potential LASIK patients is whether they will be awake during the procedure. Yes—patients are awake during LASIK. However, there is no need to worry if you accidentally blink or move your eyes during the surgery. Thanks…

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Can You Prevent Cataracts?

Can You Prevent Cataracts?

A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye that occurs naturally with age. Cataracts affect nearly 22 million Americans age 40 and older and by age 80, more than half of all Americans will have cataracts. While…

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