How Long Does LASIK Take?

LASIK eye surgery is one of the most common elective surgical procedures in America, with nearly 700,000 surgeries performed every year. With such high satisfaction and success rates, it is easy to understand why so many choose to undergo this surgery. Before making their final decision, though, many people [...]

July 22nd, 2022|Laser Vision Correction, Lasik|

Is LASIK Safe?

Since the FDA approved LASIK in 1999, approximately 10 million people in the United States have undergone this eye surgery. Currently, approximately 700,000 Americans have LASIK eye surgery every year. When we look at a global perspective, over 30 million people have had LASIK eye surgery. That’s a lot [...]

June 20th, 2022|Laser Vision Correction, Lasik|

What is the First Sign of Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a category of common eye diseases that affect over three million Americans and more than 80 million individuals around the world. This progressive disease causes damage to the optic nerves. If no actions are taken to treat the disease, glaucoma can lead to blindness. What Causes Glaucoma? In [...]

June 3rd, 2022|Eye Conditions, Glaucoma|

Pinguecula FAQs

Let's take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions we get about pinguecula. If we don't address your specific question here, don't hesitate to contact us. How to Pronounce Pinguecula Before we get into the details about pinguecula, let's start with how to say it. It's pronounced [...]

April 21st, 2022|Eye Conditions|

Is Blepharitis Contagious?

According to a 2013 study, blepharitis affects nearly 30 million Americans. Almost ten years later, that number is likely even greater now. Keep reading to learn about this common eye condition and whether or not it is contagious. Is Blepharitis Contagious? No, blepharitis is not contagious, unlike other eye conditions [...]

February 21st, 2022|Eye Conditions|