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Category: LASIK Complications

Does Pupil Size Matter in LASIK?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sat 11/03/2012

The short answer is yes. The more precise answer is “It doesn’t have to matter.” The pupil acts as the apperature in a camera constricting in bright sunlight to protect and dilating under dim illumination situations to allow maximum light for visual function at night. Many pupils can be as small as 2 mm in… Read More »

What is the Best LASIK?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Mon 09/17/2012

Many consumers are confused by the various claims made by advertisers about LASIK. Many LASIK providers claim to have the “latest technology” or “most advanced technology”. Some consumers assume that LASIK provided anywhere is the same. Is there a difference between different types of LASIK and is so is there any “best LASIK”? LASIK is… Read More »

Wavefront Technology and LASIK

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 09/02/2012

Early in the history of LASIK eye surgery, a small sub-group of patients complained about the quality of their vision.  Some actually had 20/20 levels of vision but described issues of “vision not being crisp” or “poor contrast”.  Some complained of disturbed night vision: star-bursting or halos around lights.  Out of a desire to solve… Read More »

Visian: A LASIK Alternative

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 08/19/2012

What if you could have a contact lens to correct your vision that you couldn’t feel, didn’t have to remove or clean and never had to replace.  That’s the idea of a Visian implantable lens.  This lens, unlike a standard contact lens, doesn’t sit on the eye, it resides inside the eye. So how does… Read More »

LASIK: Not Everyone “Keeps Up With the Times”

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 05/06/2012

Most patients know that today’s modern LASIK is better than conventional LASIK offered 20 years ago. But many patients don’t realize that most LASIK providers do not offer the latest, safest technology. The most common question that we field from the newly interested LASIK candidate remains ” How much does LASIK cost?” The inquirer presumes… Read More »

Avoiding LASIK Flap Complications

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 03/18/2012

LASIK with the iFS IntraLase laser Most patients know that there are two steps to the LASIK procedure. The first step, and the one most likely to lead to a complication, is the creation of a LASIK flap. LASIK flap complications are basically one of two types: an irregular/inadequately sized flap or a flap that… Read More »