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What Causes Dry Eyes?

Having dry eyes can be frustrating. Dry eyes can affect your vision, cause burning and stinging, excessive watering, and even make it feel like you have something in your eye. But what causes your eyes to get dry in the first place? Dry eyes are caused by a lack of oil or tear production in […]

Can I Afford LASIK?

For some patients, the cost of the LASIK procedure can deter them from moving forward with it. But believe it or not, LASIK is affordable, especially when compared to the cost of glasses, contacts and accessories. In your lifetime, you could spend nearly $36,000 on contacts, and you could spend over $5,000 on solution and […]

How to Combat Digital Eye Strain

Adults spend nearly 11 hours of their day looking at screens, whether it be their phone, computer, tablet or TV. Our days are filled with screen time, so how can we keep our eyes healthy in this digital age?     20-20-20 Rule Your eyes can get dry and tired from looking at screens for […]

LASIK Success

Contrary to popular belief, LASIK is a safe, proven and effective procedure that can be life-changing for patients. Here at 20/20 Institute, about 98% of our patients achieve 20/20 vision or better after their procedure.   Why LASIK is Successful LASIK is a quick and safe procedure. With bladeless LASIK, only cool lasers are used […]

Importance of Blinking

You usually don’t think about it when you do it, but blinking is important to keep your eyes healthy. On average, you blink 15 to 20 times a minute, which adds up to about 1,200 times an hour. So why is it so important to blink all the time?   Why do you have to […]

How Long is LASIK Recovery?

The thought of a procedure can be scary. But fortunately, LASIK patients experience minimal discomfort during and after the procedure, and many patients can resume normal activity within a few days.   What to Expect During LASIK Recovery Most patients notice that their vision is better as soon as they sit up from the procedure. […]

Timeliness and Cost Effectiveness of LASIK

Some people may think that LASIK eye surgery is a large and time-consuming expense, but long-term, it could actually save you time and money by not worrying about glasses and contacts.   Cost of LASIK Compared to Glasses and Contacts On average, buying contact solution and cases alone with cost you nearly $5,400 in your […]

Fun Facts About Your Eyes

We use our eyes for nearly everything we do, but we sometimes take them for granted. To show you just how important your eyes are and how hard they work, here are some fun facts about your eyes.   The most active muscles in your body are the ones that move your eyes. Your eyes […]

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