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Insightful Answers about iLASIK and PRK Surgery

INSIGHTFUL ANSWERS What is the difference between iLASIK vs PRK? The biggest difference between iLASIK and PRK is iLASIK involves the creation of a thin-flap within the cornea. iLASIK we create a thin flap that is folded back, the laser reshapes the eye and the flap is then replaced andthe eye begins to heal. PRKRead More


The Eye Institute iLASIK Advantage

The Eye Institute iLASIK Advantage

The Eye Institute Advantage AT THE BLACK HILLS REGIONAL EYE INSTITUTE CORNEAL THICKNESS AND SHAPE ASSESSMENT Multiple corneal measurements need to be performed including multiple thickness measurements. We incorporate the Oculus Pentacam HR for the critical step of determining if you are a candidate and which procedure best suits your eyes. DRY EYE EVALUATION YourRead More


4 Reasons We’re All Afraid of Eye Surgery

4 Reasons We’re All Afraid of Eye Surgery

The fear is real and has stopped many people from undergoing simple, commonly performed procedures that offer tremendous benefits. Know you’re not alone, many are afraid of having surgery on their eyes. Here are some of the most common fears about eye surgery: 1. Fear of the unknown The fear of the unknown can takeRead More


Picking the Right Doctor to Perform iLASIK

Picking the Right Doctor to Perform iLASIK

One of the very first things you need to do when searching for a local iLASIK doctor is check for the experience. Find out how many iLASIK surgeries this doctor has performed, how long he or she has specialized in this type of refractive eye procedure and also learn what their success rate has been.Read More


How much pain is there after iLASIK surgery

How much pain is there after iLASIK surgery

One of the questions we get a lot regarding laser eye surgery involves pain during recovery. We’d like to take a few moments right now to consider these matters and discuss how pain can be reduced and managed after LASIK surgery is performed. About LASIK Some basics about LASIK first. LASIK is a refractive surgery,Read More


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