Are You Seeing Laser Eye Surgery in a Negative Light?

By Eye Institute of Houston
January 15, 2018

Lasers have been introduced into just about every area of medicine in recent years. Doctors rely on specific devices to smooth away wrinkles, to get rid of unwanted veins, and even to conduct delicate surgical procedures. That is the case with several eye surgeries. The development of lasers has made it much easier for eye ... read more

LASIK May Not Be What You Think

By Eye Institute of Houston
May 15, 2017

LASIK has become one of the leading vision-restoring procedures to date. Statistics demonstrate that 98% of the patients who undergo LASIK can regain the 20/20 vision they once enjoyed. Even with all of this success over years of use, and the millions of procedures that have been performed over a 20-year period, there continue to ... read more

It Only Seems Like It’s Been Around Forever — the History of LASIK

By Eye Institute of Houston
February 28, 2016

LASIK surgery is so commonplace today, with millions of patients worldwide opting for the surgery, that it seems the procedure has been around forever. But in reality, LASIK has only been common in the U.S. for just over 20 years. Since we’re one of Houston’s leading LASIK centers, we thought our patients might be interested ... read more

Battle of the Acronyms — the Difference Between PRK and LASIK

By Eye Institute of Houston
January 15, 2016

Everyone knows about LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) eye surgery. It can take a person who has lived his or her entire life dependent on glasses to see the alarm clock and give that person perfect vision. But sometimes patients at the Eye Institute of Houston don’t quite fit as candidates for LASIK. In those ... read more

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