In a presentation here on bacterial keratitis, one speaker advocated refractive surgery for contact lens wearers to minimize the higher risk of infection from contact lens wear.
Showing results from a study by Mathers et al, Minas T. Coroneo, MD, said at Hawaiian Eye 2009 that he would recommend refractive surgery for all chronic contact lens wearers.
A panel of medical advisers – mostly eye doctors wearing glasses – listened to tales of woe and wonder Friday [April 25, 2008] from people who sought to get rid of their specs through LASIK surgery. What was clear by day's end: The vast majority of people undergoing laser eye surgery benefit and are happy, but a small fraction, perhaps fewer than 1 percent, suffer side effect: worse vision, dry-eye, glare and inability to drive at night.... read more»
Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. (AMO) (NYSE: EYE), a global leader in ophthalmic surgical devices and eye care products, today announced that the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) has approved the company's LASIK technologies for use on U.S. astronauts. read more»
What is LASIK? LASIK (laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis) eye surgery is the most popular procedure for correcting vision problems caused by refractive error, in which the eyes fail to focus light correctly. LASIK eye surgery treats nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, dramatically reducing and often eliminating the need for glasses and contact... read more»
Are you ready to see more clearly? With LASIK eye surgery by King LASIK, you can. We offer personalized care to make you feel maximally comfortable during your LASIK eye correction procedure. As LASIK specialists, we're devoted to providing you with the best care from world-class surgeons wielding the... read more»
Once you've had your Lasik eye surgery, you'll probably want to resume your normal activities almost immediately, but be cautious! While Lasik isn't surgery, you should still follow this rough timeline before you jump back into your normal activities. A few minutes after LASIK: Have someone else drive you home.... read more»
Not everyone is an ideal candidate for laser eye surgery. Review this list before you decide: Are You A Good Candidate for LASIK? Does your job allow LASIK eye surgery? If you're not sure, it pays to check. Do you have an autoimmune disease? A major illness? A chronic condition... read more»
Watch this touching King5 report about how King LASIK performed 21 complimentary laser eye surgeries on active and retired veterans in honor of Veteran's Day. One highlight of the video is hearing retired single mother Patricia Dooley talk about how she would previously never be able to afford LASIK without... read more»