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5 Reasons to Get LASIK This Holiday Season

Have you thought about getting LASIK but you just can’t quite find the time due to your busy schedule? We understand—life gets crazy. With the holiday season approaching fast, there is no better time than now to take those final steps to discover if LASIK may be the right vision correction solution for you. Here Read more »


Can I Wear Makeup When I Have LASIK?

When considering LASIK to correct your vision, there are many questions that we get asked regularly regarding what to expect and what are the suggested dos and don’ts. Not surprisingly, many questions arise about cosmetics. Specifically, what’s the best advice related to wearing face and eye makeup after having LASIK?  When you have LASIK, your Read more »


Understanding LASIK and Monovision

LASIK has accomplished some amazing things for peoples’ vision—for example, if you have nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/or astigmatism, LASIK may be able to eliminate or drastically reduce your eyeglass prescription. These three conditions are what cause most people to have blurry vision, and they’re caused by the shape of the cornea (the clear part on the front Read more »


What To Avoid After Your LASIK Eye Surgery

The decision to have LASIK is a big one. It’s what most would call a “life-changer.” It’s transformational. You are choosing to see in a different way and that’s a big deal! For most LASIK patients, the thought of being able to just wake up and see are almost surreal. What will you do first with your new eyes?


Why Is LASIK So Popular During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

This once-in-a-century pandemic has changed our world. Our daily routines have been altered in ways most of us could never have imagined. When we take time to think about what’s most important to us, health and safety tops the list. To ensure our health and safety during the pandemic, many changes have happened to work Read more »


Why are eyeglasses so expensive?

At 20/20 Institute, we meet patients considering LASIK for many different reasons.  Every person is different, but in general, people simply want the freedom to live the life and lifestyle that they want to live. Many report to us that their glasses and contacts get in the way of living their best lifestyle.  Frequently though, Read more »


COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire

Can you answer “Yes” to any of the following statements? I am in one of the following Vulnerable groups related to COVID-19 Moderate to Severe Asthma Chronic Lung Disease Diabetes Serious Heart Condition Chronic Kidney Disease Chronic Liver Disease Age 65 or above Immunocompromised (including medications, cancer treatments, transplants, HIV) I do not want to Read more »


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Safety of our Patients and Staff Remains Paramount The ever-shifting conditions surrounding the new Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus still makes the virus a continued threat to public health.  The health and safety of our patients and staff remains our top priority. To respect best practices and social distancing guidelines, we are limiting the Read more »


Traveling After LASIK Surgery

Let’s face it, one of the most common reasons people have LASIK is to free themselves of the daily hassles of their dependency on their eyeglasses and/or contact lenses. Put another way, they are trying to gain visual freedom for themselves. LASIK is very good at giving patients visual freedom. Worldwide, the vast majority of Read more »


What’s the difference between LASIK and PRK?

If you are tired of your glasses and contact lenses and just want to be able 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 Read more »