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Laser Eye Center of Carolina
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Laser Eye Center of Carolina
1609 E Booker Dairy Rd
Smithfield, NC 27577

Category: LASIK

Are You Guilty of LASIK Stereotyping?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Mon 01/03/2011

LASIK refers to a group of diverse procedures that involves reshaping the cornea under a flap. Over the years, LASIK has evolved with the introduction of many advances in instrumentation and techniques that have made vision correction safer and more successful. Now we can offer conventional LASIK but also Z-LASIK, CustomVue wavefront-guided LASIK , and… Read More »

Does the Type of “Blade-Free” LASIK Really Matter?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 08/08/2010

In the United States there are two main manufacurers of lasers to create LASIK flaps. Consumers may recognize the terms “iLASIK” and “Z-LASIK” as descriptors of a blade-free LASIK procedure and wonder what the difference is. Both lasers boast improvements in flap thickness precision but only the IntraLase has certain safety features that prevent certain… Read More »

You Can Get a Cheaper LASIK, but You Can’t Get a Better LASIK than iLASIK

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 07/18/2010

Over the years, the LASIK procedure has evolved to become better and safer.  The LASIK procedure still consists of two main steps: 1. creating a flap and 2. reshaping the cornea under the flap.  The ultimate in safety and results in LASIK is iLASIK which is the culmination of improvements in both steps. In the… Read More »

IntraLase Gives You a “Do-Over”

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Mon 07/05/2010

Wouldn’t it be great if everytime things didn’t go exactly right you got a “do-over”. How much higher would your grade point average be if you had an opportunity to take that test over that you didn’t study properly for? How much better would your golf score be if you got to take over that… Read More »

Is Laser Eye Surgery Cosmetic?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 02/21/2010

Many people have taken the stance that refractive surgery is cosmetic, similar to a cheek implant, nose job or breast augmentation. The eyes are perfectly fine; a pair of glasses will make everything nice and clear, right? But isn’t this analogous to a patient who needs hearing aids to hear or a cane to walk?… Read More »