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
What does my LASIK cost include at Las Vegas Eye Institute?
When selecting a LASIK provider, it is important to understand what your LASIK cost includes. Some providers advertise for a low initial cost, only to charge more for “add-ons” which result in a much higher cost of LASIK than the price that was initially quoted. At Las Vegas Eye Institute we do not have a… Read More
Am I a candidate for LASIK or Refractive Surgery?
This is a common reason for consultations at Las Vegas Eye Institute. It’s no secret that Americans all want the best vision possible, and laser vision correction, or LASIK surgery, is one the best ways to get it. Here we attempt to discuss some of the key elements of a thorough examination for LASIK surgery. … Read More
Is the Alcon PanOptix the best intraocular lens (IOL) after cataract surgery?
On August 27th of this year Alcon announced the FDA approval of their new trifocal intraocular lens for use at the time of cataract surgery or refractive lens exchange. Since this launch my Instagram has been flooded with doctors all over the country announcing that they have been the first to implant it in their… Read More
How common is Dry eye after LASIK?
I often get asked about LASIK and dry eye, especially being a LASIK surgeon in the very dry city of Las Vegas, Nevada. Let me be straight with you. Yes, LASIK can make dryness worse, but the good news is that the dryness is typically temporary. In my experience, the dryness takes about a week… Read More
What is the Real Cost of LASIK?
You may have seen some LASIK practices run ads offering LASIK at prices that seem too good to be true. There are LASIK practices out there that offer prices such as $995 per eye, or even as low as $299 an eye. The purpose of this article is to help consumers make informed decisions and… Read More
Monovision LASIK FAQ
I have wanted to write this FAQ for a while because I get asked these questions a lot in my clinic when I am seeing patients for a cataract consultation or a LASIK consultation. Monovision has a lot of myths surrounding it, so I hope this article can help get some misconceptions cleared up. What… Read More
Review: The difference between different LASIK options in 2019
Patients often know that LASIK has changed considerably since the excimer laser was approved in 1995 but they aren’t sure exactly what has changed. The following post is designed to help clear up some confusion. What is LASIK eye tracking? Laser eye tracking was the first major advancement in LASIK surgery and it was an… Read More
Refractive Lens Exchange: What is it? What’s new in 2019?
Over the last few years, there has been a lot of buzz about a procedure abbreviated RLE or Refractive Lens Exchange. As an eye surgeon at Las Vegas Eye Institute, I commonly get asked about this procedure and who the procedure is right for. Refractive Lens exchange is where the natural lens of the eye… Read More