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Can you explain what I can expect when I go in for my laser vision correction procedure?

Aug 6, 2014 @ 05:57 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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I am sure that what keeps most people from doing LASIK, even though they want it, is fear.   Some people will say its too expensive, but in reality the real reason is that many people cannot fathom having anyone operate on their eyes.  They are paralyzed with the fear of the unknown. They think something is going to go wrong and that they wont be able to see. These fears are not rational and have no basis in truth.

How Long Do LASIK or PRK Results Last?

Aug 3, 2014 @ 05:29 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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I am 23 years old and I want to have my vision corrected by having LASIK.  I am not sure what I am a candidate for so my question is if I have LASIK or PRK is it a one time procedure or will I have to have it again...

It has been a month since I had my LASIK surgery. About 3 days ago I noticed that my right eye is slightly red on the white part.

Jul 31, 2014 @ 04:52 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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Almost Everyone has experienced red, bloodshot eyes at one time in their life or another.  Sometimes the redness only affects one eye, sometimes both eyes are affected...

What is the WaveScan and why do I need one before my LASIK or PRK procedure?

Jul 28, 2014 @ 07:20 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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TheWaveScan technology is a highly advanced method that we use to collect important information about your eye...

Can LASIK or PRK correct Presbyopia?

Jul 24, 2014 @ 05:15 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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If you are over 40 you may notice that either your reading vision is changing or that your arms are not long enough!  If this sounds familiar you may have a condition known as presbyopia.  Presbyopia is a condition of the eye where farsightedness is caused by the loss of elasticity of the lens of the eye, occurring most typically in middle age.

I have heard refractive surgery advertisements for LASIK and PRK can be deceptive. How do I find a reputable LASIK surgeon?

Jul 22, 2014 @ 02:53 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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I have heard refractive surgery advertisements for LASIK and PRK can be deceptive.  How do I find a reputable surgical center and surgeon to perform my procedure?  There are many Laser vision Correction centers in the Washington, DC Metro area.  Radio and Print advertisements are everywhere saying that you can get your LASIK or PRK procedure from $299 per eye to $3000 person eye. 

LASIK Patient Testimonial - TLC Rockville, Maryland / Dr. Andrew Holzman MD, FACS

Jul 18, 2014 @ 10:15 AM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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Patient Testimonials give those who are intersted in having LASIK or PRK a better idea of what it is like.  We are so grateful to those patients of ours who take the time to share their experience with others...Thank You for trusting Dr. Holzman and his TLC team with your vision.  We do beleive we are changing lives for the better!

How to choose the right sunglasses after your LASIK or PRK procedure

Jul 15, 2014 @ 09:22 AM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Protective Eye Wear Lasik |

So you have just had your LASIK or PRK procedure and we hand you our post operative sunglasses and ask you to wear them.  They are not the big plastic Cataract shades but they are also not a sporty pair of Maui Jim’s or Ray-Ban aviators!

Dr. Andrew Holzman and Continuing Education on Corneal Inlays for Presbyopia

Jul 13, 2014 @ 08:59 PM — by Kristina Oneill | Comments (0)
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Dr. Jen Weigel, OD is our Tyson’s Corner Virginia TLC laser vision center Clinical Director.  Like Dr. Holzman, Dr. Weigel takes great pride in what she does and she leads our team in staying on top of the latest news in refractive surgery.  Dr. Weigel serves on the Virginia Optometric Association Board of Trustees.  She recently wrote about Dr. Holzman’s continuing education course and some exciting news for patients with Presbyopia.  Dr. Weigel writes: 

LASIK or PRK for Military Personnel

Jul 11, 2014 @ 02:37 PM — by Andrew Holzman | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Lasik | Refractive Surgery |

Military personnel consider LASIK, PRK, and other refractive surgery options to improve job performance and effectiveness in combat situations.