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Archives for: July 26th, 2009

LASIK after Corneal Transplants

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 07/26/2009

Can you get LASIK after a corneal transplant? Many patients have high amounts of nearsightedness or astigmatism after a corneal transplant. The disparity between the transplanted eye and the patients other eye may be so great that it can be hard to wear glasses or contact lenses. In some cases, LASIK is the answer. A… Read More »

Crystalens for Cataract Surgery

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 07/19/2009

Many Raleigh NC area patients consult us for LASIK in an effort to reduce their dependence on glasses.  Occassionally a patient will consult us for LASIK after discovering that their vision is worsening and we discover that they have cataracts.  For them, they can still achieve their goal of eyeglass independence but instead of LASIK… Read More »

Not All Custom LASIK is CustomVue

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 07/12/2009

Raleigh area LASIK candidates can be confused by advertisements for “custom LASIK”. Patients considering LASIK and who understand that the results of custom LASIK are in general, better than conventional LASIK, may mistakenly believe that all providers who offer custom LASIK are offering the same service. Unfortunately, some providers of wavefront optimized LASIK advertise their procedure… Read More »

Warfighter Refractive Surgery Program

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 07/05/2009

Contact lenses are impracticle on the battlefield.  Eyeglasses can be scratched, lost or fog up.  Believing that freedom from glasses or contact lenses improves combat readiness, the Department of Defense has established the Warfighter Refractive Surgery Program.  LASIK and PRK surgery featuring CustomVue, the exact same technology we utilize at the Laser Eye Center of… Read More »

Vision Stable to 14 Years After Laser Vision Correction

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Thu 07/02/2009

How long will my LASIK last? This is a common question I am asked by patients.  For most patients, the benefits of LASIK may last a lifetime.  Notice that I didn’t say that you will be 20/20 or have perfect vision for a lifetime.  LASIK or PRK does not prevent normal aging changes from occurring. … Read More »