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April 11, 2023

Woman after LASIK eye surgeryThere are a lot of questions that you may have if you are considering laser vision correction surgery. By researching those questions, you have taken an important step towards understanding how this procedure can safely and effectively improve your vision when performed by an experienced surgeon using the right equipment.

At Griffin & Reed Eye Care, we want to answer some common questions that we hear about...

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March 14, 2023

Over time, LASIK has become a household term. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who is completely unfamiliar with this frequently-performed method of eye surgery. Chances are you even know a few glasses and contact lens wearers who ditched their corrective lenses after gaining clear vision.

However, while most people have heard of LASIK, many of them don’t know what visual issues it can treat. LASIK is a safe and effective procedure that can help many patients improve their vision, but it doesn’t address every eye condition. Keep reading to discover what specific vision disorders blade-free, all-...

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November 01, 2022

Woman considering PRK surgery in SacramentoWhile LASIK is the most commonly discussed eye surgery, it is not the only option available. Photorefractive Keratectomy, also known as PRK, is an effective type of laser eye surgery that can help you achieve clear vision. If LASIK is not a perfect fit for your unique needs, you may consider PRK surgery.

What is PRK?

PRK is a type of laser eye surgery that is often...

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October 03, 2022

LASIK during the holidays at Griffin & Reed Eye Care

There’s a slight chill in the California air, which signals that winter holidays are just around the corner. You will likely have some extra time off work and some fun events on your schedule.

If you’ve been thinking about getting blade-free, all-laser LASIK, now is the ideal time! Here are five reasons why you should consider scheduling your LASIK procedure this...

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July 05, 2022

The food that you eat impacts the health of your entire body. Your eyes are no exception; what you consume can help support your visual health. Keep reading to learn what foods might facilitate healing after blade-free, all-laser LASIK, and what foods rank among the best for continued eye health.

A Few Great Post-LASIK Foods

Healthy food to eat after LASIK at Griffin & Reed Eye CareWith some types of surgery, you can’...

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June 01, 2022

Swimming after LASIK at Griffin & Reed Eye Care With summer right around the corner, you’re daydreaming about plunging into the pool or visiting a beautiful California beach. However, if you rely on glasses or contacts to see, you know it isn’t that easy. Wearing contacts around water is a recipe for infection and wearing frames while swimming is a hassle.  

One of the most significant benefits of blade-free, all-laser LASIK is the...

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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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