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LASIK,PRK, How to Continue Good Eye Health After LASIK

Jul 9, 2012 @ 10:20 PM — by Jim Smeriglio
Tagged with: Lasik | Eyecare | Eye Health |

While LASIK is liberating, it can’t protect you from some other common vision problems. Many eye diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts, and diabetic retinopthy don’t have any symptoms until it is too late.  Our vision may not get blurry until these diseases are very advanced, and all too often, what could have been a treatable problem can result in permanent vision loss.

Athletes and LASIK

Jun 13, 2012 @ 01:45 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Glasses | Contact Lenses |

At TLC Laser Eye Centers in and near Virginia, LASIK helps athletes, both professional and amateur, say goodbye to their glasses and contact lenses.

Importance of Eye Exams

Jun 11, 2012 @ 11:54 AM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Eye Exams | Lasik |

At our Virginia LASIK practice, we offer comprehensive eye exams to ensure the health and function of the eyes prior to having the Laser Vision procedure.  If the patient has their own Eye Doctor that is an affiliate of TLC, we always require a complete exam to be done by them as well. 

The Importance of Eye Drops after LASIK

May 20, 2012 @ 12:20 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Dry Eye |

Antibiotic, steroid, and lubricating eye drops greatly reduces my Virginia LASIK patients' risk of developing complications after surgery.

LASIK and Presbyopia

May 19, 2012 @ 10:58 AM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Monovision |

For patients in Washington DC, monovision LASIK may be used in the treatment and correction of presbyopia.

Dangers of Contact Lenses

May 14, 2012 @ 03:00 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Contact Lenses |

For patients in Washington DC contact lenses can be an effective treatment in the correction of vision flaws, as well as LASIK and PRK.

The History of LASIK and the FDA

May 9, 2012 @ 06:02 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Prk |

In this blog post, I review the history of LASIK and the FDA for our Virginia LASIK patients.

Important Factors to Look for When Choosing a LASIK Surgeon

Jan 27, 2012 @ 02:00 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Prk |

Read about the factors that Virginia LASIK patients should take into consideration before selecting a surgeon, and how patients can verify their surgeon's credentials.

How Lower and Higher Order Aberrations Affect Your Vision

Jan 11, 2012 @ 02:31 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Wavefront |

Lower order aberrations refer to myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism; higher order aberrations are more complex irregularities that affect the quality of vision.

Effective LASIK Alternatives

Jan 6, 2012 @ 03:17 PM — by Andrew Holzman
Tagged with: Lasik | Refractive Surgery | Prk | Icls |

If you are not an appropriate candidate for LASIK, there are alternative treatment options available. Find out how PRK and the placement of ICLs can permanently improve your vision.