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Archives for: July 24th, 2011

New iFS Laser Minimizes Dry Eye from LASIK

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 07/24/2011

Most patients appreciate the improved safety afforded by the IntraLase laser in creating the flap during the LASIK procedure. An additional benefit of the latest model of IntraLase laser is the reduction in both severity and duration of dry eyes after LASIK. Our last blog post discussed the mechanism of dry eye production from LASIK…. Read More »

Why Do Patients Get Dry Eyes After LASIK?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Thu 07/14/2011

The LASIK procedure may cause many patients to experience dry eye symptoms after their surgery. This is especially true if there was tendency toward dry eyes before LASIK. But why do so many patients experience dry eyes after LASIK? The first step of the LASIK procedure is the creation of a corneal flap, a thin… Read More »

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 »