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November 27, 2018

Out of all of the great questions that our patients ask us about LASIK, the one that we hear the most is probably “What can I expect from the post-LASIK recovery?” Since blade-free, all-laser LASIK is a surgical procedure, many people tend to assume that there is a lengthy recovery period. That isn’t the case. Most people can return to their regular routines the day after their procedure.

We’ve created the following infographic about the general timeline for LASIK recovery. At Griffin & Reed Eye Care, our laser vision correction surgeons will make sure that you know what to expect after your procedure...

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November 19, 2018

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 holiday season:

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October 15, 2018

Driving is arguably the most popular mode of transportation in America. In fact, there are over 200 million licensed drivers in the United States. From embarking on a long road trip to running a few errands, driving is a big part of our daily lives.

It’s no secret that driving is a very visual activity. As a driver, you have to be able to see clearly to keep yourself and others safe on the road. That’s why the DMV performs a vision test when you receive or renew your license. Blade-free, all-laser LASIK can improve your driving experience.

Stop Struggling with Refractive Vision Errors

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October 15, 2018

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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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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