Debunking Common Myths About LASIK
In the world of vision correction, LASIK stands as a revolutionary solution that has transformed the lives of millions. However, misconceptions and myths often shroud this procedure, causing potential candidates to hesitate. In this blog post, we’ll debunk some of the most common myths surrounding LASIK, providing clarity and dispelling fears associated with this life-changing… Read More
LASIK in Pop Culture: Movies and TV Shows Featuring Laser Eye Surgery
Hollywood tends to glamourize life, even mundane things are larger than life on the silver screen. Movies and TV shows featuring laser eye surgery often do so at the expense of the patient and ultimately a bit of a freak out for the viewer. For the sake of bringing about emotions, either a laugh for… Read More
LASIK for Nearsightedness, Farsightedness, and Astigmatism Explained
The technology of LASIK has transformed, restored and improved the eyesight for more than 30 million people worldwide. Boasting a 99% success rate, although LASIK is still for insurance purposes considered an elective procedure, it has been a necessary intervention for those with myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. LASIK (laser in situ keratomileusis) is a surgical… Read More
LASIK versus Contact Lenses-Which is Right for You?
It’s important not to delay checking on any kind of eye trouble. If you experience any changes to your vision, make the earliest appointment available at Dakota Eye Institute by calling 701-222-3937 or scheduling online at WEBSITE. Your eye doctor can help you determine which is right for you: LASIK or contact lenses. If your… Read More
Famous Celebrities Who Have Undergone LASIK Surgery
Not everything a celebrity does is newsworthy but as a culture we are enamored with the goings on of the Hollywood elite especially when their influences make us feel as if they could be like us. When we use the same makeup brand, shop at the same grocery store or experience any similar highs or… Read More
Behind the Scenes: What Happens During a LASIK Procedure?
One of the most performed ways to achieve clear, sharp vision is to undergo LASIK, laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, a laser eye procedure that changes the shape of the cornea. A mechanical microkeratome blade device or a laser keratome is used to cut a flap in the cornea to correct refractive errors of myopia, hyperopia,… Read More
A Day in the Life After LASIK: What to Expect Post-Surgery
Super clear, sharp vision is by far the greatest benefit to LASIK surgery. A close second is the recovery time. Most people are ready to resume normal activities within a day or two of surgery. But as you can imagine, your surgeon may have a little bit of advice on LASIK healing strategies. Knowing what… Read More
The Best Way to Find a LASIK Surgeon
You cannot put a price on your vision. The best way to find a LASIK surgeon is not to go bargain shopping looking for the best deal. Your first step should be finding a surgeon with credentials. LASIK surgeons should have a lengthy list of qualifications, education, training and certifications. These include a state licensing… Read More
LASIK Bucket List-Activities to Enjoy After LASIK Surgery
Most people who undergo LASIK do so because they are ready to be rid of contact lenses and eyeglasses forever. While refractive error correcting devices helped you see the world more clearly, there were likely activities that you missed out on or were more difficult to do wearing glasses or contacts. For example, you may… Read More
Can I Travel After LASIK?
While all patients have a different rate of recovery, LASIK patients generally resume normal activities within a couple of days of surgery. LASIK has an outstanding success rate and recovery is a breeze, with complications being a rarity. Even mild, common side effects pass within a short time; some of these include light sensitivity, halos… Read More