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Archives for: June 26th, 2009

LASIK: Corrective or Cosmetic?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Fri 06/26/2009

Not a week goes by that a patient doesn’t ask me if LASIK vision correction is covered by their medical insurance. Medical plans that pay for refractive surgery are the exception to the rule and there are several plans such as Blue Cross & Blue Shield and VSP that offer significant savings to their participants but all… Read More »

Sorting Through Conflicting LASIK Data

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Fri 06/19/2009

Patients researching LASIK often get bogged down by conflicting data on the success rates or complication rates of the LASIK procedure. I’ll often see success rates published that vary anywhere from 80% to 98%. Likewise the incidence of night driving difficulties after LASIK has been listed to be “as high as 16 percent”. Why the conflicting data? Well, there… Read More »

LASIK Enhancements

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Fri 06/05/2009

In most cases, you can expect a good result following a LASIK procedure. A worldwide study by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery shows that more than 95 percent of the 16 million people who have undergone LASIK surgery are pleased with their new vision. But not everyone will achieve crystal-clear, 20/20 vision… Read More »