LASIK Surgery


LASIK and Senior Citizens


Posted By on Jan 17, 2019 in LASIK Surgery

The age structure of the population in the USA will change in the next 20 years. The U.S. Census Bureau after analyzing the data from the 2010 census projects by 2050 more than 83.7 million people will be age 65 and older. Nearly 20 percent of the population will have senior citizen status. As people age, vision changes and so lifestyle changes also occur as part of the aging process. Vision in senior citizens According to the...

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How LASIK Surgery Works


Posted By on Jan 10, 2019 in LASIK Surgery

With all the buzz about the latest laser technology and the success rate of the procedure, a person could almost forget how it all works. Nothing about LASIK starts with the lasers at all. It begins with an ophthalmologist sitting down with a patient and listening to what they describe what they see. From that, an ophthalmologist begins to formulate questions that will hone in on the specifics of their patient’s condition. Once...

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Kwanzaa, LASIK, and Dr. Bath


Posted By on Dec 19, 2018 in LASIK Surgery

In recent years our holiday season has become enriched by African Americans reviving some traditions of their ancestors. The holiday from December 26th to January 1st has been designated as Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa honors African ancestors who had agricultural first fruit celebrations. The holiday commemorates the past but also celebrates the collective values of African American culture today. Formed to be a cultural holiday it recognizes...

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A View For the Holiday Season


Posted By on Dec 12, 2018 in LASIK Surgery

Landscapes, stores and homes all change for the holiday season as Thanksgiving dovetails into the Christmas cheer season. Beginning with being thankful and having family gatherings makes a person take a view of their life and needs.  Bumped out of normal patterns and visiting different homes a person may not keep track of their glasses or maintain the routine of contact lenses. The inconvenience of all that while wrapping presents,...

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LASIK and Pregnancy


Posted By on Dec 6, 2018 in LASIK Surgery

When a woman becomes pregnant, a cascade of biological events happens physically and chemically within the body to ready for the development of a baby. Changes in vision occur during pregnancy some of which are temporary while other changes remain permanent. Gynecologists and ophthalmologists monitor pregnant patients more closely. Possible changes to the eyes The balance of hormones changes in a woman’s body to prepare it for the...

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LASIK and Diabetes


Posted By on Nov 29, 2018 in LASIK Surgery

When considering a LASIK procedure, the choices of the technology or process remain numerous. The reason for that becomes each’s eyes have a uniqueness, and whatever the condition the eyes have remains unique as well. By having variations built into the process, it ensures ophthalmologists can precisely define the surgery according to the data gathered. It becomes inputted into the laser which does the actual incision or delivers...

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