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How Does Monovision LASIK Differ From Regular LASIK?

LASIK vision correction is the most commonly performed elective surgery worldwide. The procedure has helped to correct the vision of many people over the years. When it comes to the actual procedure, the surgeon will choose a technique depending on the patient’s needs. 

Who Can Benefit From Custom LASIK?

LASIK vision correction surgery has led to the improvement of the vision of millions of people around the world. The surgery helps correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. The basis of traditional LASIK is the patient’s lens prescription. 

The Cost of Not Getting LASIK

LASIK laser vision correction is one of the most popular elective surgeries in the world, with countless people choosing this refractive eye surgery every single year. LASIK involves reshaping the cornea, the clear front cover of the eye, so that the light passes through the eyes and is refracted properly, allowing the patient to see clearly without the need for corrective lenses.

What Are the First Signs Glaucoma Is Developing?

Glaucoma is a collection of eye diseases that gradually damage the optic nerve. When fluid does not drain from your eye, it builds up and applies pressure on the optic nerve. In many cases, symptoms do not show until the condition affects your vision.

Vivity™ IOL With X-Wave Technology™ for Cataract Patients

Treatment for cataracts has come a long way. If you are searching for the right intraocular lens (IOL) for your cataracts, you can enjoy more varieties today.

Benefits of Micro Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)

The main reason for glaucoma surgery is to lower intraocular pressure. It reduces or prevents damage to the optic nerve. Standard glaucoma surgeries are still effective in reducing the pressure in the eye. They reduce or prevent damage to the optic nerve. But due to the nature of the surgery, they present a lot of complications.

How Do Light Adjustable Lenses Help Patients With Cataracts?

Corneal refractive surgeries can be quite challenging. Accurate and predictable outcomes are critical to ensuring good results after surgery. Until recently, no intraocular lens consistently delivered the desired outcome. Today, technology with the potential to meet patient expectations exists.

The Difference Between Dry Eye and Allergies

Different seasons can be frustrating because they can intensify your allergies and other conditions. Differentiating between dry eye and allergies can be challenging. The two conditions have similar symptoms, although one is not as severe as the other.

Visian ICL – Implantable Collamer Lens

Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) is a type of intraocular lens that is great for correcting high degrees of refractive error. Coastal Vision Medical employs Visian ICL, which is FDA approved. Visian ICL is a great alternative if for some reason you are not a candidate for corneal refractive surgery such as LASIK or PRK.

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