Category: LASIK

Improve Your Summer with iLASIK

Having fun in the summer after iLASIK

Summer is right around the corner and the iLASIK team at Black Hills Regional Eye Institute is here to help you have the best one yet! Whether you’ll be relaxing poolside or going on a cross-country road trip, iLASIK will allow you to make the most out of your plans without the frustration of slippingRead More


Get to Know Dr. Michael daSilva

A member of the Black Hills Regional Eye Institute team since August 2021, Dr. Michael daSilva is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with a focus on cataract and refractive surgery. His dedication to cultivating strong doctor-patient relationships coupled with his utilization of the latest advancements are vital in his ability to deliver effective solutions and precise outcomes.Read More


Enjoy Your Best Fall Ever with iLASIK

See LIfe Clearly - $900 off iLASIK through 12/31/21

With jaw-dropping scenery around every corner and outdoor recreation aplenty, the Black Hills are the ideal setting for fall fun! However, poor eyesight and struggling with eyeglasses can quickly dampen your seasonal festivities. Luckily, with iLASIK vision correction from Black Hills Regional Eye Institute, you can witness all the beauty this season has to offer.Read More


Vision Tips #11-20 from the Experts

Vision Tips #11-20 from the Experts

Vision Tips from your local eye experts. We feel it is important to give you tips and insight into your eye health. These tips relate to your Eyes, Eye Procedures, Eye Surgery Options and Tips for Healthy Eyes. Vision Tip #11. Drops  If you use eye drops regularly, try cooling them in the refrigerator! Cool dropsRead More


Vision Tips #1-10 From the Experts

Vision Tips #1-10 From the Experts

Vision Tips from your local eye experts. We feel it is important to give you tips and insight into your eye health. These tips relate to your Eyes, Eye Procedures, Eye Surgery Options and Tips for Healthy Eyes. Vision Tip #1. Tearing. Excess tearing can often be a sign that your eyes are dry! It is aRead More


The Most Frequently Asked Laser Vision Surgery Questions Answered.

What is laser vision correction? It is a surgical procedure that uses a cool (non-thermal) beam of light to gently reshape the cornea — the surface of the eye — to improve vision. The laser removes microscopic bits of tissue to flatten the cornea (to correct nearsightedness), steepen the cornea (to correct farsightedness) and/or smooth out corneal irregularities (toRead More


Reading Glasses or Kamra

In life we celebrate firsts; first steps, first kiss, the first time driving a car. These are memorable moments and things we will remember for years to come. However, there is one first most of us would like to forget… The first time we had to reach for the reading glasses. It’s an unavoidable factRead More


Insightful Answers about iLASIK and PRK Surgery

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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