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Who is the ideal LASIK or PRK candidate?

Nov 17, 2014 @ 10:31 AM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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Who is the ideal candidate for the LASIK or PRK procedure?

LASIK for Post Cataract Patients

Nov 13, 2014 @ 10:19 AM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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Having the LASIK procedure after you have had cataract surgery will give patients who have a need for glasses after the placement of their intra ocular lens a chance to fine-tune their vision and possibly perfect their vision so that they do not need to rely on an extra prescription.   IOLs or a lens replacement allows many patients to get rid of their glasses and contact lenses for good after cataract surgery. However, there are some patients who may continue to use glasses when they need to "fine tune” or sharpen their vision to its most precise visual acuity, such as when they are driving, reading, or watching television.  Many of these patients are so already accustomed to wearing their glasses that they do not mind having to continue wearing them after their removal of the cataracts.   There are the other patients that find it very frustrating to come so close to having unaided excellent vision with their multifocal IOLs while still having to r

Tips for a Smooth, Successful PRK Recovery

Nov 11, 2014 @ 10:00 AM — by Andrew Holzman | Comments (0)
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Patients can learn helpful tips for ensuring a smooth and successful recovery following PRK surgery with Dr. Andrew E. Holzman.

What Are the Advantages of having LASIK Eye Surgery?

Oct 30, 2014 @ 10:32 AM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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Why is LASIK such a popular elective procedure?  LASIK is considered one of the best improvements in elective surgical procedures thanks to the technological advancement of lasers in the medical field. LASIK stands for Laser assisted in situ Keratomileusis.  Why are people electing to have the LASIK procedure over wearing glasses or contact lenses to correct their refractive error?  The short answer is because it works!  

Flex Spending and Health Savings Accounts for Lasik or PRK procedures

Oct 20, 2014 @ 09:25 AM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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Flex spending and Health savings accounts are a benefit through your employer that allows employees to put a portion of their pay into a HSA or FSA account that is not taxed. The money in this account can be used to pay for dependent care, medical bills and other qualifying expenses such as over the counter medicines.  Laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK and PRK are eligible purchases under a health savings and flex spending account plans. 

What is the average cost of LASIK?

Oct 14, 2014 @ 11:51 AM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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When a patient decides that they are tired of wearing glasses or contact lenses one of the first questions asked is am I a candidate and what does the surgery cost?  In our Washington, DC metropolitan area there are many laser vision correction centers and laser vision correction surgeons who quote different prices...

Treating Nearsightedness to Restore Clear Vision

Oct 10, 2014 @ 09:00 AM — by Andrew Holzman | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Lasik | Eye Care |

Laser eye surgeon Andrew E. Holzman offers a range of treatments for patients with nearsightedness.

Lori's PRK experience with Dr. Andrew Holzman

Oct 9, 2014 @ 02:48 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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The progress with Lori's vision has been wonderful...

PRK from our Patient’s Perspective - A video diary from Dr. Weigel post op day 4

Oct 6, 2014 @ 02:43 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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Lori and I met up yesterday for her four-day post-op PRK visit...

Lori's PRK experience - Part 2

Oct 3, 2014 @ 02:36 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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A video diary from one of our very own, Surgical Consultant Lori's PRK procedure.