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Benefits of LASIK for Athletes

Whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, clear vision is critical to your performance. And while glasses and contacts are adequate visual aids, LASIK laser vision correction can give you the leg up on your competition. Some of the most prolific athletes of our time, including LeBron James, Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn, […]

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. […]