Archives

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


Insightful Answers about iLASIK and PRK Surgery

lasik eyes

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


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


Visian, Implantable Collamer Lens, Case Report Series

Visian, Implantable Collamer Lens, Case Report Series

Refractive surgery remains one of the most popular elective surgeries completed throughout the world and laser vision correction continues to be an effective option. One alternative to consider, especially for those who are not ideal candidates for laser vision correction, is the Visian ICL. The following highlights it’s use in one of our refractive surgeryRead More


What’s the difference between iLASIK and PRK Surgery?

What’s the difference between iLASIK and PRK Surgery?

Which is right for you? Click here to watch a video about LASIK vs PRK   The LASIK Procedure, Step by Step The PRK Procedure, Step by StepRead More


LASIK Recovery Timeline

LASIK Recovery Timeline

After coming in for a consultation at our Rapid City laser eye surgery practice, many patients decide that LASIK is the right procedure to correct their vision. Once patients have made the decision to undergo LASIK, they should become informed on what to expect from the LASIK procedure and what to expect during the recoveryRead More


Reducing Pain after LASIK

Reducing Pain after LASIK

One of the most popular options out there for advanced vision care is LASIK surgery. Millions of people around the world have already benefited from undergoing LASIK, and it has routinely proven to be safe, effective, and free from major complications in the vast majority of cases. One of the questions we get a lotRead More


The LASIK Monovision Procedure

The LASIK Monovision Procedure

As we get older, our vision and our eyes go through a number of changes. This is particularly true in advanced age, where certain vision issues are unavoidable. Thankfully there are many different kinds of eye care treatments out there that can help you achieve excellent vision. Right now, we’d like to focus on oneRead More


ICL Prices and Payment Options

ICL Prices and Payment Options

There are many different options available to patients who visit our laser eye surgery center who would like to improve the overall quality of their vision. While LASIK and similar surgeries have become some of the most popular options for vision enhancement around, there are many other treatments out there that may be better suitedRead More