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Archives for: July 2nd, 2011

LASIK Can’t “Do It All”

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sat 07/02/2011

This Independence Day got me to thinking about patients and their desire to be independent of their eyeglasses. For patients seeking LASIK, often there is a ‘tipping point’ such as a contact lens related problem or it’s time to go in for their exam with the prospect of exam fees, contact lens fitting fees and… Read More »

Cost Effectiveness of LASIK vs Contact Lenses

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Wed 05/25/2011

One of the most common barriers to vision correction sited by patients interested in LASIK is cost.  But LASIK eye surgery, compared to contact lens and eyeglass correction of vision is actually a more cost effective option.  Consider the cumulative cost of contact lenses and extra office visits/contact related fitting fees as well as backup… Read More »

I’m Afraid to Have LASIK

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sat 03/05/2011

One of the most common phrases we hear is “I’d like to have my vision corrected but I’m afraid to have LASIK”. Patients verbalize a fear of having an eye procedure because they are afraid of the risk of vision loss. There is not much worse fate one can imagine than to have to go… Read More »

LASIK Now for Summer Fun Later

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 03/07/2010

Summer for many people means fun in the water.  But swimming and other water activities with contact lenses are contraindicated for safety reasons.  There are no contact lenses approved for use in the water and soft contact lens manufacturers place specific warnings about wearing contact lenses in the water. Contact lens wearers are especially prone… Read More »