Can I Still Get LASIK With Dry Eye?
Dry eye plagues millions of Americans every year, and the number is on the rise. Dry eye causes a wide range of symptoms like grittiness, itchy eyes, watery eyes, soreness and more. These symptoms not only affect your life, but they can make you ineligible for LASIK. Temporary dry eye after LASIK is a very… Read More
What If I Don’t Qualify For LASIK Or PRK?
LASIK is usually what comes to mind when considering laser vision correction surgery. However, there are alternatives to LASIK, and they get relied upon more than you may think. PRK, for example, is typically used for people whose corneas are too thin for LASIK. In some circumstances, PRK may not be the right choice for… Read More
3 Reasons To Get LASIK In 2019
You can never begin planning something as life-changing as LASIK too soon. That’s why now is the perfect time to start! With 2019 right around the corner, you can begin the new year with clear eyesight! Read more to find out how LASIK from Atlantic Laser Center in Little Silver, NJ can have an impact… Read More
Should I Get LASIK Or PRK?
LASIK is one of the most common eye surgeries available and often gets most of the attention when it comes to the topic. The problem with this is if you are not a LASIK candidate. There are other lesser known options for vision correction. Like all procedures, there are different advantages and disadvantages to consider…. Read More
3 Ways Your Life Changes After LASIK
There’s no doubt about it— LASIK changes lives. Every year, millions of people all over the country decide to get it! LASIK has a 96% success rate with patients and is always evolving. Thinking about starting your vision journey with LASIK? Keep reading to learn more about some of the ways that LASIK can change… Read More
How Do I Pick The Right LASIK Surgeon For Me?
When dealing with your health and well-being, it’s okay to be picky about who you trust. This is especially true when deciding on a surgeon, especially when choosing a LASIK surgeon. It may be time-consuming, but it’s important to do your research and pick the LASIK surgeon who is right for you. This is key… Read More
How Was LASIK Invented?
The story of the invention of LASIK is a very interesting one. It is a fairly recent practice that exploded into popularity and has quickly become one of the safest surgeries in the world with improved technology coming out all of the time. Perhaps the most interesting part of the history is the fact that… Read More
LASIK and the Importance of Corneal Thickness
If you have seriously been considering LASIK surgery, the chances are good that this is not the first article you have read on the procedure. In fact, you are probably fairly familiar with the basics of LASIK by now, including the criteria that distinguish suitable candidates from those who would be better served by PRK… Read More
LASIK and Patient Age
If you are thinking about undergoing LASIK surgery, a permanent treatment for refractive errors, you may be considering a number of factors. How much does LASIK cost? Will it hurt? Is the surgery safe? But one thing that many patients don’t consider is how their age will affect their candidacy for LASIK surgery. At Atlantic… Read More
LASIK and Teens
If you are a teenager and you have refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, you may already be frustrated with your reliance on eyeglasses and contact lenses to see clearly. You may be interested in a more permanent laser vision correction option such as LASIK. LASIK is a surgical procedure in which surgeons… Read More