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How Does Your Cornea Protect Your Eye After LASIK?

The cornea is the clear front structure at the front of the eye that is essentially the “window” into the eye. Dr. Swanic is a board-certified ophthalmologist who completed a fellowship in Corneal Surgery at UCLA following his residency. This training included extensive training in refractive surgery but also training in cornea transplantation along with… Read More

Can LASIK Treat Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a condition that causes a distortion of vision. The most likely cause of astigmatism is the shape of the cornea. The cornea is the clear window to the eye and is the same structure that ophthalmologists reshape when we perform LASIK, PRK, or SMILE. LASIK and PRK are essentially the… Read More

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

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

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

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

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