Griffin & Reed Eye Care Vision Information

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June 24, 2019

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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June 06, 2019

LASIK is an excellent way for patients to reduce or eliminate their dependency on glasses and contacts. The best way to find out if blade-free, all-laser LASIK is right for you is to schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our laser vision correction surgeons.

The infographic below provides basic information about LASIK candidacy criteria. If these points apply to you, then you are likely a great candidate for LASIK. However, a comprehensive examination is necessary to know for sure.

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April 24, 2019

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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April 17, 2019

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 ability to see clearly during any activity. After LASIK, you can swim without worrying about corrective lenses. But you can’t take a dip right away, so keep reading to learn about avoiding water during your LASIK recovery....

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April 09, 2019

If you see two images instead of one, then you’re likely experiencing double vision. The images may appear side by side, stacked on top of each other, or both. This vision problem, which is also known as diplopia, can disrupt your balance, make you feel nauseous, and get in the way of daily tasks such as reading.

In some cases, double vision can signal a serious underlying medical issue. However, several treatable eye conditions can also cause diplopia. Keep reading to learn more about double vision and the treatment options here at Griffin & Reed Eye Care.

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April 08, 2019

Not all LASIK procedures are created equal. Two sophisticated options — blade-free, all-laser LASIK and custom, or Wavefront® Optimized, LASIK — can be combined to offer you the best possible visual outcome. 

You may already know what blade-free, all-laser LASIK is. If not, the term means that the entire procedure is performed using a precise laser, including the creation of the corneal flap. However, the idea of custom LASIK may be new to you.

Custom LASIK is a next-generation approach to vision correction that offers several distinct advantages over traditional LASIK surgery. Below, you’ll find...

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February 21, 2019

At one point or another, you believed something that isn’t true. You might have thought that if you swallowed gum, it’d stay in your stomach for seven years. Or that lightning never strikes the same place twice.

It’s okay. We’ve all mistaken fiction for fact. However, we want to make sure that you don’t still believe any old myths about blade-free, all-laser LASIK.

Ready for Your Complimentary LASIK Consultation?

Call 916-485-2020 to schedule a free LASIK consultation with the experienced laser eye surgeons at Griffin & Reed Eye Care. We...

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February 13, 2019

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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December 27, 2018

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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December 18, 2018

While researching LASIK, you’ve probably seen the term “LASIK enhancement.” A LASIK enhancement is a secondary LASIK procedure that is performed to improve your visual acuity if you didn’t quite achieve the desired outcome from your first procedure.

It is very rare for our blade-free, all-laser LASIK patients to need a touch-up procedure. In fact, you have a higher probability of getting the results you want at our facility than anywhere else. That is because we are passionate about treating our patients like family and we go above and beyond the normal LASIK standards to provide optimal outcomes.

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