Will I Be Able To See Better At Night With LASIK
Posted by: Dakota Eye Institute in Uncategorized on November 11, 2022
If LASIK improves vision it stands to reason that one would have better night vision as a result of the procedure. LASIK is perhaps the most well-known laser eye surgery performed that corrects myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism that leaves the majority of patients with better vision and, in many cases, 20/20 or even… Read More
Do Cataracts Mean I Am Inevitably Going To Be Blind?
Posted by: Dakota Eye Institute in Uncategorized on November 4, 2022
Cataracts can impair your vision and if left untreated can cause permanent vision loss or even blindness. Although there are many causes of blindness that are not treatable, cataracts are not one of them. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness among older adults in the United States and account for 50% of blindness worldwide. Although… Read More
What is the First Sign of a Cataract
Posted by: Dakota Eye Institute in Uncategorized on October 18, 2022
As we age, some of us are acutely aware of the first signs of getting older. From fine lines and wrinkles to the strands of gray in our hair, the visible signs that come with getting older show up quicker than any of us would prefer. With our eyes, not all signs of age are… Read More
Is LASIK Eye Surgery Worth It?
Posted by: Dakota Eye Institute in Uncategorized on October 4, 2022
The high costs of prescriptions eyeglasses and contacts continues to add up year over year, far outpacing a one-time investment in laser eye surgery. Correcting your vision once and for all is not only more economical than spending money on glasses or contacts that only improve vision when worn, but most patients would agree that… Read More
Does LASIK Correct Astigmatism?
Posted by: Dakota Eye Institute in Uncategorized on September 18, 2022
Astigmatism is a very common condition that refers to the imperfection of the curvature of the eye wherein either the lens or cornea is curved differently in one direction or the other. The most common symptoms of astigmatism are blurred vision, distorted vision, eyestrain, discomfort in the eye, headaches, difficulty seeing at night and forced… Read More
Are You Put to Sleep For LASIK?
Posted by: Dakota Eye Institute in Uncategorized on September 4, 2022
One of the top questions we receive here at Dakota Eye Institute when it comes to the anticipation of LASIK surgery is “are you put to sleep for LASIK?” Some patients are hopeful they will be awake for the procedure and can avoid sedation of any kind; others are unsure about keeping their eyes open… Read More
What is a LASIK Doctor Called?
Posted by: Dakota Eye Institute in Uncategorized on August 18, 2022
LASIK is a laser vision surgery for the correction of myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. When considering LASIK surgery, finding a trusted, highly trained LASIK surgeon will be your primary goal. When looking for a qualified eye doctor to help improve your vision and walk you through the process of LASIK surgery, you will want to… Read More
Will Cataracts Return After Surgery?
Posted by: Dakota Eye Institute in Uncategorized on August 4, 2022
After successful cataract surgery, cataracts will not return. There is a condition known as secondary cataracts that is often confused with the return of cataracts after surgery, but they are not the same. To better understand the difference, it is important to know what cataracts are, how they develop and the outcome of cataract surgery. … Read More
What Does LASIK Feel Like?
Posted by: Dakota Eye Institute in Uncategorized on July 18, 2022
Knowing what to expect helps alleviate some of the anxiety about LASIK eye surgery and helps patients feel more comfortable. Patients often have a list of questions about the LASIK procedure, with most answers being straightforward about what they can anticipate. One of the most commonly asked questions that does not necessarily have a simple… Read More
Will LASIK Work for Me?
Posted by: Dakota Eye Institute in Uncategorized on July 4, 2022
For many, the thought of anyone or anything touching their eyes induces anxiety or at least some degree of uncomfortableness. With the image of a laser pointed directly into your eye with your cornea being flapped back, patients may wonder “will LASIK work for me?” The reality is that not everyone is an ideal candidate… Read More