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Can You Drive After LASIK Surgery?

LASIK is a quick, outpatient surgery. The procedure itself usually lasts less than 15 minutes and is virtually painless.  You will not be able to…

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September 18, 2021

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Do Ophthalmologists Perform Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts are a cloudiness that forms in the normally clear lens of the eye, leading to decreased vision. Although cataracts are a leading cause of…

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September 11, 2021

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Benefits of LASIK

LASIK surgery offers a wealth of benefits for the average eyeglass wearer. If you’ve been wearing eyeglasses for a long time, consider a few of…

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September 4, 2021

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Artificial Sweeteners & Your Vision

If you’re trying to watch your weight by using artificial sweeteners instead of sugar, you may see an effect on your vision (which can be…

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August 25, 2021

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What is the Main Cause of a Cataract?

A cataract is a common condition in which a normally clear eye lens becomes cloudy, causing blurry vision similar to looking through a foggy window.

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August 18, 2021

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Recovering from Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is an outpatient procedure completed in less than one hour. Cataract surgery has a high success rate in improving your eyesight and should…

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August 11, 2021

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Are You Put to Sleep During Cataract Surgery?

If the lens inside your eye has become cloudy, you may want to consider cataract surgery. During cataract surgery in Buffalo, Dr. Atwal removes the…

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August 4, 2021

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Can LASIK Wear Off?

In general, LASIK eye surgery is considered to be a permanent way to correct vision. Given that the procedure takes roughly 30 minutes total to…

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July 25, 2021

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Will Insurance Pay for My LASIK Surgery?

Many health insurance companies consider LASIK an elective procedure. Elective procedures are typically procedures that are optional, nice to have done, but not medically necessary.

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July 18, 2021

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What Happens if I Sneeze During LASIK?

During LASIK surgery a special laser is used to correct poor vision by reshaping the cornea of the eye. Patients are often concerned about what…

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July 11, 2021