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  • Focus on the Facts – LASIK Technology Makes a Difference - In addition to finding the most skilled and qualified LASIK surgeon, choosing a provider using the most advanced technology available is important in getting the results you want, while decreasing the risks and side effects. Dr. John Vukich, chair of the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery’s refractive clinical surgery committee, acknowledged that visual […]
  • Focus on the Facts – LASIK Patients Report 95% Satisfaction - The FDA, National Eye Institute (NEI) and the Department of Defense (DoD) launched the LASIK Quality of Life Collaboration Project to help identify patient satisfaction rating, determine the percentage of patients who develop difficulties performing usual activities after LASIK and to identify predictors for those patients. The FDA released the results of the Quality of […]
  • Focus on the Facts – The Ideal Candidate is Between 21 and 50 - It’s important to have a thorough screening and comprehensive examination in order for your surgeon to determine that you are a good candidate for LASIK. Excellent and reputable surgeons should not hesitate to explain to the patient that they are not suitable candidates if they have any of the following: • Patients who are under […]
  • Is LASIK Safer Than Contact Lenses? - It’s official. People are happier with LASIK than with contacts! According to a landmark study by the Cornea Research Foundation of America, “People who chose LASIK after contact lenses are MORE SATISFIED with their vision.” The study showed that compared with contact lenses, current LASIK technology reduced difficulties with night driving and nighttime visual disturbances […]
  • Focus on the Facts – LASIK Can Correct Astigmatism - Many people hear the word “astigmatism” and think it’s a disease of the eye. Astigmatism is a very common vision problem – and it’s simply a refractive error, just like nearsightedness and farsightedness. Astigmatism is irregular or asymmetrical shape of the cornea that causes distortion of the image, typically resulting in a double-vision. A common […]
  • Donate Your Glasses to Support Dr. Dossey’s Mission Trip - We’d love your help! Please consider donating your old reading glasses or prescription glasses to help support Dr. Dossey’s mission trip to Honduras this summer! Dr. Dossey and his family will be working with Predisan Health Ministries to provide vision screenings and glasses of all types to help those in need. So many men, women […]

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