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What You Need to Know About LASIK Enhancements

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Jan 29, 2020 9:00:00 AM

LASIK surgery corrects many visual problems, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. A unique combination of variables can affect the visual outcomes of LASIK surgery. While the vast majority of LASIK procedures are effective, some patients may be good candidates for a LASIK enhancement to refine the result of their procedure. Fewer patients may be a candidate for a LASIK enhancement several years after their initial surgery to correct changes in their vision.

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5 Common LASIK Misconceptions

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Dec 25, 2019 9:00:00 AM

LASIK eye surgery is a refractive surgery for the correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. This procedure is one of the most popular elective surgeries, which comes with many misconceptions. Here are the top LASIK misconceptions that we’re debunking for you today: 

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Topics: LASIK, Eye care

Our End-of-Year LASIK Eye Surgery Limited Time Offer

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Nov 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

If you’ve been considering LASIK surgery, but have not gotten around to scheduling your appointment, now is the time to do so! Starting on November 1, 2019, you will save $750 off the cost of your LASIK surgery when you complete your FREE consultation by December 31, 2019. 

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Post-LASIK Surgery Restrictions

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Oct 30, 2019 9:00:00 AM

At Illinois Eye Center, we perform LASIK surgeries on Fridays, so that our patients can take the weekend to relax, recover, and can get back to their daily life on Monday. While LASIK recovery is typically a quick process, there are still some after surgery restrictions to keep in mind for a full, safe recovery.

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4 Smart Ways to Prepare for LASIK Eye Surgery

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Sep 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Interested in LASIK surgery? Here’s how you can get ready for this potentially life-changing procedure.

1. Find Out if You’re a Good Candidate

You’re unique and so are your eyes. Ultimately, only your doctor can decide whether LASIK is right for you, but there are a few things we look for in an ideal candidate. You should:

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Know the Facts: Top LASIK Statistics You Should Know

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Aug 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Just the facts, please! You’ve learned why you should fall in love with LASIK and read all about your financial options, but you still want to know more. That’s why we’ve put together this short but data-packed look at LASIK statistics with the sources to back it all up.

A whole lotta LASIK.

LASIK surgery first garnered FDA approval in 1999. Since then, some 10 million Americans have had LASIK, with the rate currently sitting at about 700,000 surgeries per year. This makes LASIK one of the most popular elective procedures in the United States.

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The Perfect Age for LASIK

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Jul 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Are you too old for LASIK surgery? Are your kids too young? We’re uncovering the truth about the perfect age for LASIK — and you might be surprised.

When Should I Get LASIK? (or something similar)

Surprise! There is no perfect age to get LASIK. That’s because every case is unique — while it’s rare to perform LASIK on children under the age of 18, in some cases the procedure may be the best option for correcting severe vision problems. While certain age-related health issues could be cause for concern, your doctor will go over those factors and conduct an in-depth health history and physical exam before deciding whether or not you’re an ideal candidate.

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Are You a Good Candidate for LASIK?

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Jul 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis, otherwise known as LASIK eye surgery, is a common but delicate procedure that can help you turn around your vision and minimize or even eliminate the need for corrective lenses. The key to success? Choosing the right doctor and understanding what to expect before you go in.

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3 Top Reasons to Get LASIK for the Summer

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on May 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

If you’ve been wondering, “Am I a candidate for LASIK eye surgery?” now’s the perfect time to find out. With summer just around the corner and beach days in high demand, we’re all looking for ways to enjoy ourselves more. That just might mean finally appreciating fun in the sun without worrying about smudged lenses, losing glasses in the sand or dried-out contact lenses.

Still on the fence? Here are three reasons you should consider getting LASIK in time for summer.

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Limited Time Offer: Schedule Your LASIK Consult Today and Save!

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Mar 20, 2019 8:42:00 AM

It’s March! For some people, that means green beer and corned-beef sandwiches. To others, it’s a sign that the Big Game is right around the corner. Can you see the court, or are you straining to tell the home team apart from the challengers?

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