Dry Eyes Before and After LASIK

10
Feb
Dry Eyes Before and After LASIK

Dry eyes are no fun: They itch, sting and tear up. They’re a possible side effect of LASIK eye surgery, but usually they clear up within the first year of recovery. Some experts have estimated that as many as eight out of 10 LASIK patients deal with some dry eye symptoms in the weeks following their […]

Posted in: Eye Health,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
Eye Candy: 8 Vision-Healthy Recipes You’ve Got To Try

You’ve heard the hype about carrots and beta carotene, but plenty of other supermarket staples have been shown to offer significant eye health benefits. Next time you’re in the meat and veggie aisles, look for these ingredients to make a meal that’s more than eye candy. 1.       Spinach Omelet Eggs and spinach are packed with […]

Posted in: Eye Health,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
How LASIK Can Help People With Contact Lens Intolerance

Many with vision problems seek an alternative to the daily drawbacks that come with wearing glasses, so they’ve opted for contact lenses as their alternative solution. However, contacts may come with their own set of issues, from the extensive daily maintenance required to the risk of contact lens intolerance. Contact lens intolerance can make it difficult […]

Posted in: Eye Health,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
Winter Sports Eye Protection

When the weather grows cold and the days grow short, sometimes it’s easy to become a bit lax about eye protection. The truth is that eye protection is just as important in the winter as it is in the summer. Eye safety is especially important if you participate in winter sports like skiing or snowboarding, […]

Posted in: Eye Health,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
Contact Lenses and Irritation

Contact lens irritation is a common problem for people who frequently wear contacts. The irritation may be caused by a variety of factors, including allergies and even the antihistamines you take to reduce allergic reactions. Fortunately, a variety of solutions is available to you as you work to resolve your irritation and continue wearing contact […]

Posted in: Eye Health,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
Eye Injury Prevention Month

Are you doing everything that you can to protect your eyes from injury? October is Eye Injury Prevention Month, making this an excellent time to brush up on the steps that can help reduce the risk of eye injuries. Whether you’re enjoying your favorite activities, taking care of household chores, playing sports, or working in […]

Posted in: Eye Health,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Did you know that April is Sports Eye Safety Month? Getting out to renew your love of your favorite sports is one of the big lifestyle benefits of clearer vision, but it’s also important to make sure that you’re protecting your eyes while enjoying your favorite activities. Some sports are naturally more risky than others, […]

Posted in: Eye Health,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
Annual Eye Exams are Necessary Even After LASIK

Many laser eye surgery candidates wonder if they will need to see their eye doctor for an annual exam following their LASIK procedures. After all, most will no longer require glasses or contact lenses. However, while your vision may be 20/20 or better following your LASIK procedure, it is still important to visit your eye […]

Posted in: Eye Health,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
31
Jan
Can You Have LASIK with Diabetes?

Many patients who require glasses or contact lenses often wish they could enjoy life without always wondering where they left their glasses, or whether they’re running out of contacts. This may lead them to consider LASIK eye surgery. But what if you have other concurrent health condition(s), such as diabetes? As of 2015, it has been […]

Posted in: Eye Health, LASIK,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
08
Oct
Eye Health: Know Your Family History

When it comes to eye diseases, many individuals are unaware how certain conditions can be hereditary.

Posted in: Eye Health, Vision Problems,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute