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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 »

A LASIK Surgeon Stamp of Approval

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sat 07/07/2012

Are you looking for a top ophthalmologist in Raleigh? Consumers have long recognized the value of certification, accreditation and seals of approval. So when choosing a LASIK surgeon, what sort of qualifications should you look for? Technically, any licensed physician can perform LASIK. The medical specialist that performs LASIK eye surgery is the ophthalmologist. Ophthalmologists… Read More »

Your LASIK Experience

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 06/17/2012

If you decide to have LASIK eye surgery to correct your vision, what will you experience? It’s important to know that different patients mave have different perceptions of the LASIK procedure and the immediate recovery period because of differences in anxiety level or different levels of discomfort tolerance. Patients are often apprehensive about the actual… 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 »

LASIK Alternative: The Implantable Lens

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Wed 02/22/2012

For some patients, an implantable lens may have advantages over LASIK.  Intraocular lenses have a long history of use in ophthalmology.  Virtually all cases of cataract surgery utilize an intraocular lens.  Intraocular lenses have a power, just as do contact lenses.  They are placed inside the eye, so they cannot be felt by the patient. … Read More »

How Reliable are Your LASIK Information Sources?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Wed 02/08/2012

A short time ago, a patient began forwarding information he had gathered on the Internet that he had accumulated in his efforts to become informed on his LASIK options. Specifically he was comparing Z-LASIK vs IntraLase.  The problem was,some of the information he gathered was from a website of a doctor who performed Z-LASIK.  The… Read More »

Which is Better, One or Two?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 01/22/2012

  Today we use centuries old technology to determine what eyeglasses to prescribe eyeglasses and contact lenses for patients. A series of different powered lenses are held in front of a patient’s eye and the patient is asked to judge, subjectively, which lens makes their vision clearer. “Which is better, one or two?”. The patient… Read More »

Would Your Competitors Admit Your Product is Superior?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 01/08/2012

Someone has to offer the best product. But everyone has competition. And, no one has a monopoly on products and services. So if there is always a best, how do competitors continue to stay in business? By distracting the consumer by focusing on some other factor other than quality such as price or convenience and… Read More »

When LASIK is “Iffy”

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 09/18/2011

Some patients are great candidates for LASIK: they have an eyeglass prescription associated with a high success rate, they have no contradictory conditions and they have reasonable expectations. Other patients may not be a candidate for vision correction surgery and another, third group of candidates may be described as “iffy”. We’ve seen a number of these… Read More »