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Is there any sort of age requirement or age limit to have laser eye surgery?

Mar 25, 2014 @ 07:58 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Age And Lasik Prk |


The ideal age for LASIK or PRK is when your prescription is stable and more important than age is the health of the eyes and the stability of the refraction. 


Allergy season is among us! Dry itchy eyes - How can I reduce symptoms?

Mar 24, 2014 @ 12:24 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Dry Eyes Lasik Prk |

It is hard to believe that Spring officially started this past Thursday, March 21st!  With the 70 degree weather Washingtonians had last Saturday and then the 4 to 8 inches of snow on the ground last Monday!  What is going on?  

Ceasing the Use of Contact Lenses Leading to LASIK Surgery

Mar 18, 2014 @ 02:37 PM — by Andrew Holzman | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Lasik | Contact Lenses |

Dr. Andrew Holzman explains when the use of contact lenses should be ceased prior to LASIK surgery and why this is necessary.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Dr. Holzman and TLC Vision

Mar 17, 2014 @ 11:39 PM — by Andrew Holzman | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Andrew Holzman | Md |

Remember to wear green today so you will not get pinched! I remember in grade school when I would forget to wear green for St. Patrick’s Day I would use the excuse that my eyes are green so I was good. No pinching me! 

Patient Testimonial - Redskins Quaterback Kirk Cousins

Mar 16, 2014 @ 05:45 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Dr Andrew Holzmantlc Vision |

I posted a few weeks ago about Kirk Cousins and his fiance  having their LASIK procedures with Dr. Holzman and the TLC Tyson’s Corner team.  Our clinical director, Dr. Jen Weigel, OD shared her thoughts about Kirk Cousins and her experience with meeting with him.  Read her thoughts:

Which laser vision correction procedure would have less chances of complications such as glare after surgery: LASIK or PRK?

Mar 12, 2014 @ 10:16 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Prk Lasik |

There are studies that show when you compare the quality of vision of a PRK and LASIK patient 1 month post op procedure, PRK and LASIK results in excellent quality of vision and equal results.

I am looking to find some guidance on how to find what doctor is the most qualified to do my laser eye surgery.

Mar 10, 2014 @ 05:45 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Patient Question Lasik Prk |

There are a few key things that we would suggest you inquire about at your consultation for determining wether laser vision correction is right for you and to help you determine who is the best surgeon to perform your refractive surgery.  

Patient Testimonial - TLC Tyson’s Patient shares her laser vision correction experience

Mar 9, 2014 @ 09:10 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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It’s been a week since I had my LASIK procedure and I’m loving

it! No longer have to fuss with contacts or glasses first thing in the

morning. I can just get up and go.

How do you find out which eye is your dominant eye?

Mar 5, 2014 @ 06:21 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Monovision Eye Dominance |

  Your dominant eye is the eye that is primarily relied on for precise positional information.

Are you a good candidate for NearVision CK?

Mar 4, 2014 @ 01:21 AM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Ck |

We have many patients inquire about Conductive keratoplasty otherwise know as the CK procedure.  Conductive Keratoplasty is a type of non-laser vision correction procedure designed to correct mild cases of presbyopia.