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May 09, 2022

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.

Yes, you will be awake during LASIK, but read on to find out why...

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April 01, 2022

Woman after LASIK at Griffin & Reed Eye CareYou already know that blade-free, all-laser LASIK can improve your eyesight, potentially eliminating your need for corrective lenses. Many aspects of your day to day life will improve when you don’t need to rely on glasses and contacts to see, and LASIK may also be able to give you a leg up at work.

In many career fields, clear vision is required to perform the essential functions of...

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January 06, 2022

Woman watching TV after LASIKThough the blade-free, all-laser LASIK recovery period is incredibly short, you’ll still need to take the whole day off to recover. While it’s tempting to use that time to catch up on emails or text people about your experience, you need to give your eyes a break.

It’s fine to watch TV after taking a nap following your LASIK procedure. However, smaller digital screens can irritate your eyes immediately...

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September 13, 2021

Welcome Dana ThompsonGriffin and Reed is proud to announce our latest media partnership. Welcome Dana from The Dog, Joe & Dana Show on 93.7 The River! As a busy working mom, Dana is ready to make her life easier, get rid of her glasses and contacts, and see clearly with LASIK surgery performed by us. We are thrilled to be working with Dana and helping her achieve the clearest vision possible.

Dana has been thinking of having LASIK eye surgery for years and is happy to be...

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March 16, 2021

LASIK recovery is generally a quick and simple process. Even so, patients tend to have questions about resuming their daily routines after undergoing blade-free, all-laser LASIK.

Rest assured that the experienced laser vision correction surgeons at Griffin & Reed Eye Care will give you a detailed post-operative care plan to follow. They will also take the time to answer any specific questions that you may have about the recovery period. In the meantime, keep reading for the answer to a frequently asked question, “When can I wash my face after LASIK?”

A Guide to Post-LASIK Facial Cleansing...

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January 06, 2021

One common question we receive here at Griffin and Reed Eye Care from patients considering LASIK eye surgery is will LASIK last forever and will they need a repeat procedure in the future?

The answer depends on each individual.  Each patient...

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November 18, 2020

It is estimated that over 45 million Americans wear contact lenses. While contact lenses have come along way over the years to become virtually undetectable and far more comfortable to wear, there can be issues with continued long-term contact lens wear.



  1. Contact lens temporarily improve vision.

  2. Dry eyes and irritated eyes.

  3. Increased risk of eye infection over the long term use on contacts

All of these issues can play a role in...

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October 08, 2020

One of the most common questions patients ask about LASIK here at Griffin and Reed Eye Care is if LASIK hurts. While the thought of laser eye surgery can seem daunting, the LASIK procedure itself is virtually painless. Your doctor prescribes several medications for your surgery. One of those is a relaxant pill that is taken about thirty minutes before surgery. This medication helps with nervousness and also makes you drowsy so that after surgery you can go home and take a nap.

While you might experience some pressure...

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June 10, 2020

Griffin and Reed Eye Care is now open and seeing patients. As always, the health and safety of our patients is our primary concern.

If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, fever, cough, chills, shortness of breath, have had contact with a COVID 19 positive patient, or are COVID positive yourself - we ask that you postpone your visit to our office.; Please contact your primary care physician to obtain further guidance.

If you do visit one of our offices, we continue to follow safety guidelines and procedures from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (...

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March 02, 2020
It's 2020 and time to FOCUS on eye health.  Griffin and Reed's Dr. Mabodi was recently on Fox 40's Studio Live to discuss Lasik, eye health and getting ready for Spring with some of our designer glasses.
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