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October 15, 2018

Woman after LASIK at Griffin & Reed Eye Care Millions of people have already discovered the benefits of blade-free, all-laser LASIK. LASIK is a safe, often life-changing procedure that usually takes less than 15 minutes to perform.

Many people wonder what they will need to do to prepare for LASIK. The good news is that getting ready for your LASIK surgery is easy! And once the procedure is complete, you can say goodbye to the...

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September 25, 2018

Woman with her LASIK checklistSo, you’ve decided that you want to enjoy day-to-day life without the need for corrective eyewear. You want to wake up in the morning without fumbling around for your glasses, and you want to fall asleep at night without remembering to take your contacts out.

You’ve already scheduled your blade-free, all-laser LASIK appointment and you’re excited to start seeing the world. Unobstructed vision is...

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September 20, 2018

Woman holding money she saved with LASIKWhile blade-free, all-laser LASIK is an exciting and life-changing procedure, the cost is initially perceived as a barrier by some people. The truth is, the alternatives can actually cost you more money in the end. LASIK deals and discounts at other eye care centers may seem inviting, but the hidden costs can add up. And the choice to avoid LASIK altogether can also be expensive when...

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September 17, 2018

The term LASIK is generally used to describe any form of laser eye surgery that is performed to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Today, it would be hard to find someone who hasn’t heard of LASIK, because the procedure is a safe and effective way to improve visual acuity and eliminate the need for glasses and contacts.

While most people are familiar with laser eye surgery, that wasn’t always the case. LASIK, like most medical procedures, began with experimentation, testing, refinement, and trials before it was made available to the public and gained widespread attention. So, how...

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August 23, 2018

There are many reasons why our patients choose to undergo blade-free, all-laser LASIK. Glasses can get in the way of physical activities, steam up when you drink something hot, and make it difficult to wear sunglasses. The alternative, contact lenses, can also be a hassle. And aside from the burden of taking them in and out every day and remembering to pack your solution every time you go on a trip, contacts can actually cause some complications.

The potential risks associated contact lenses include:

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August 16, 2018

If you are ready to improve your vision with blade-free, all-laser LASIK, you may be wondering about the best time to schedule the procedure. The truth is, there is hardly a “wrong” time to commit to a life of clear vision free from the hassle of contacts and glasses.

Timing Your LASIK Procedure

LASIK before a wedding Of course, everyone is different and there may be some additional factors to consider when you are planning...

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August 01, 2018

If you wear glasses or contacts, you probably wish that you could have crystal clear vision without them. The good news is that blade-free, all-laser LASIK can eliminate your need for corrective eyewear. Millions of people have improved their vision through laser vision correction surgery, and 98% of our patients achieve 20/20 (or at least 20/25) vision after their initial procedure.

We have created the presentation below to provide you with an overview of LASIK. Our laser vision correction surgeons will happily answer any additional questions that you may have during a complimentary consultation. You are...

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July 31, 2018

Woman wondering about LASIK safety Vision is arguably the most important sense that we have. Nearly every second of our day revolves around sight, so the desire to have clear vision is universal. Activities like reading, playing sports, traveling, and simply enjoying life all become easier and more convenient without the hassle of glasses and contacts.

Given how important your eyesight is, it is only natural to wonder about the safety of...

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June 21, 2018

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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June 13, 2018

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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