lasik eye surgery

Providing crystal clear vision to Sacramento, Roseville, Folsom, Stockton & nearby areas of California

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Are you a good candidate for LASIK? The short quiz below can help you find out. But remember, without an examination from one of our experienced eye doctors, it can be difficult to assess candidacy for any vision correction procedure. The best way to learn if you are a good candidate for LASIK is by contacting our office for a one-on-one evaluation.

Awake During LASIKA common concern among potential LASIK patients is whether you will be awake during the surgery. When we talk to patients about this concern, we learn that there are some common fears underlying the question. Some of these fears stem from misconceptions or misunderstandings about the procedure. The more you know, the more confident you will feel about undergoing LASIK.

Watch Dr. Reed share his own personal story about hating the glasses he had to wear as a child, which led him to follow the developments of laser vision correction throughout the late 1980s and early 90s. When the technology and technique reached a level that could correct his severe astigmatism, Dr. Reed could undergo the procedure that has allowed him to see clearly without glasses for over twenty years.

Individual LASIK patients stick out over the years. For Dr. Kim, that patient was a gentleman who came in after his house had caught on fire. Instead of being able to find his kids and get out of the house quickly, he had to waste precious time finding his glasses. Everyone got out of the house safely, but it was that moment the man decided he needed to have refractive surgery.

Your eye is a camera, and refractive surgery is like fixing the lens, but if there’s something wrong with the mechanics of your eyes, vision correction is typically not recommended. We perform a number of tests on all of our LASIK patients to ensure that you’re a good candidate for laser eye surgery.

LASIK may not be recommended if:

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