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How to Make LASIK More Affordable

If you wear glasses or contacts to see and are reading this blog, it’s safe to assume you’re considering a change. Maybe you have reached the “end of your rope” with the hassle of contacts or glasses. Or you’ve done the math and the lifetime cost of glasses and contacts outweighs the cost of LASIK. Read more »


What’s the difference between LASIK and PRK?

If you are tired of glasses and contact lenses and just want to wake up and see, you are likely aware of the very popular LASIK procedure, but what about its “cousin” procedure, PRK? One of the more common questions that patients have for the LASER Vision Correction Specialist Doctors at 20/20 Institute is about Read more »


Does 20/20 Vision equal “Perfect” vision?

Simply stated: no.  The majority of patients achieve better than 20/20 vision when they come to us for LASIK. When any patient visits 20/20 Institute for LASIK and is determined to be a good candidate, the LASIK Specialist Doctors customize a treatment plan that is designed to maximize each eye’s probability of safely achieving 20/20 Read more »


Can Diabetics Have LASIK?

In the United States, more than 8% of the population over age 20 is affected by Diabetes, making it a relatively common disease. Naturally, if you have been diagnosed with Type I or Type II Diabetes you may be concerned about whether you can safely enjoy the benefits of LASIK. We understand your concerns and Read more »


Understanding LASIK and Monovision

One question that we are frequently asked is “Does LASIK correct for a person’s need for reading glasses?”  This blog post will cover the need for reading glasses, the options for vision correction, and one of the most popular ways to address distance and near vision for individuals over 40 called monovision. Have you ever Read more »


How to Protect Your Eyes After LASIK

It’s Saturday morning, the sun is up, and you roll over and decide it’s time for you to be up too.  You open your eyes… Wait a minute!  You can see all the way across your bedroom, and there’s texture on the ceiling of your bedroom!  “Did I fall asleep with my contacts in again?” Read more »


Okay, you just had LASIK. What’s next?

Most patients who are considering to have LASIK want to understand what they should do after having LASIK to care for their eyes. At 20/20 Institute, your follow up care is just as important to us as the rest of your visits, and we understand the importance of maintaining your long-term eye health too! So, Read more »


Can Laser Eye Surgery Cause Cataracts? 

No.  The bottom line is that LASIK does not cause cataracts and cataracts can be treated for a person who has had LASIK in the past.  If a patient currently has cataracts that are affecting vision, then LASIK is not recommended, and the patient should have cataract surgery instead. If you are considering LASIK and Read more »


What Are The Side Effects of LASIK?

Of all the questions that are commonly asked about LASIK, the most popular one is this: “What are the side effects?” It’s a good question to ask.  When patients visit 20/20 Institute for their complimentary LASIK Consultation and Evaluation, our experienced staff and LASIK surgeons bring this subject up even when it isn’t asked. These are things that are important to Read more »


What To Expect During And After LASIK

If you’re hoping to ditch your glasses and contact lenses by having LASIK, the thought of actually having the procedure may have you both excited and nervous at the same time. For many of us, it is really helpful to know what to expect. After all, surprises are great on birthdays and anniversaries, but not Read more »


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