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Does the Laser your LASIK Surgeon Uses Matter?

The simple answer is: YES! But it’s like any tool in life; the device is only as good as the person using it. So you need great LASIK lasers, great diagnostic equipment, and a great surgeon to put it all together for the best possible LASIK outcomes. Read on to find out why we recently… Read More


Can LASIK Make You Go Blind?

The short answer to the above question is that it would be highly, highly unlikely in the year 2022 with all of the technological advancements we have seen in LASIK surgery since the excimer laser was originally approved by the FDA in 1995. We now have nearly 30 years of experience with this advanced form… Read More


How Long Does LASIK Take?

LASIK surgery is one of the most common procedures performed in the United States, and it is great way for people who wear contact lenses to get out of them in a matter of minutes. Yes that is right, LASIK surgery can be done in only a few minutes. LASIK eye surgery consists of 2… Read More


Dr. Swanic Visits Parkhurst Nuvision Evo ICL Site

Dr. Swanic was fortunate enough to be invited to visit the practice of another successful LASIK and Cataract Surgeon in San Antonio this week.   He made the quick trip over to Parkhurst NuVision in San Antonio Texas to explore some of the exciting new technology they are using to implant the recently approved STAAR Evo ICL…. Read More


What Happens if I Blink During LASIK?

As a LASIK surgeon this is honestly one of the most common questions I get from potential LASIK patients. The good news is that it really isn’t possible to blink during LASIK surgery. What if I blink or move during LASIK surgery? During all of the eye surgeries that I perform including: LASIK, cataract surgery,… Read More


Laser Cataract Surgery VS Traditional Cataract Surgery

On nearly every cataract evaluation we perform we get questions about whether or not cataract surgery is laser surgery. The short answer is “no.” However, we do perform laser assisted cataract surgery in which a few of the steps are performed by a femtosecond laser and other steps are performed manually. The truth is that… Read More


Smile vs LASIK

What is LASIK eye surgery? LASIK eye surgery corrects vision by reshaping the cornea with a device called an excimer laser. LASIK stands for Laser Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis. Keratomileusis is a greek term that means “corneal reshaping” and reshaping the cornea with the excimer laser is what enhances patients vision. In Situ means “on site”… Read More


How Long Does LASIK Last?

There are many myths out there regarding the permanence of LASIK eye surgery. We will try to debunk these myths, but at the same time give you absolutely essential knowledge on LASIK surgery, its effectiveness, its safety, and most importantly how long it is likely to last. As a general rule though, modern LASIK is… Read More


Handling eye Emergencies in the time of COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions

Can I still get eye care without going to the hospital? Yes! And we strongly recommend that you stay away from the hospitals for eye issues right now so that our health care workers can focus on infected patients and other patients that require emergency treatment for life threatening conditions like heart attacks and strokes. … Read More


5 Reasons to choose Las Vegas Eye Institute for LASIK

LASER Vision correction is an amazing procedure and there are many excellent places to get it done. However, we know that when it comes to your eyes that it’s not only normal, but expected, to be nervous about getting this procedure done. We want to put you at ease and let you know what we… Read More


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