Author: Damon Mills

5 Ways to Relax for LASIK

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on December 15, 2022

It is normal – even common – for LASIK patients to be nervous before their procedure. Most are experiencing an eye procedure for the first time and may find the process and technology intimidating.  LASIK patients worry about a number of things, warranted or not: lack of control, fear of the unknown, being awake for… Read More

Can LASIK Treat Astigmatism?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on December 12, 2022

One of the most persistent misconceptions about laser eye surgery is that people with astigmatism are not good candidates for LASIK. It’s hard telling how many prospective patients have believed this rumor – let’s dispel it for good! LASIK has come a long way in the last couple of decades, and mild to moderate astigmatism… Read More

6 Signs You’re Ready for LASIK

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on November 23, 2022

Thinking about ditching those clunky glasses or those uncomfortable contact lenses? You may be an ideal candidate for LASIK and not even know it. LASIK technology and techniques have come a long way in recent years. For that matter, you may have changed, too! If you’re considering a vision correction procedure for the first time… Read More

4 Things That Make Fall a Good Time for LASIK

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on October 10, 2022

Any time you have a day or so to yourself to relax and recuperate is the best time to get LASIK. But for the most physically comfortable experience with LASIK in Missouri, consider the temperate autumn months, September through November. Here are four things to consider if you’re thinking about getting LASIK this fall: Temperature-wise,… Read More

4 Reasons LASIK Isn’t as Scary as You Think

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on October 10, 2022

LASIK has been the gold standard for vision correction for about two decades now and has helped approximately 63 million eyes around the world see better. It’s been proven safe and effective for correcting myopia, astigmatism and other corneal refractive errors and freeing patients from glasses and contacts. Unfortunately, despite so many safe and successful… Read More

5 Common Causes of Blurry Vision

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on September 13, 2022

Everyone experiences blurry vision at one time or another; it’s a common reality of modern life. As with headaches and “flu-like symptoms,” there can be literally hundreds of situations and conditions that can bring it on. But before you frighten yourself with an exotic diagnosis from Dr. Google, consider whether your symptoms are caused by… Read More

5 Signs Your Contact Lens Prescription Is Expired

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on September 12, 2022

We all know we should get an annual eye examination, whether we have a prescription for corrective eyewear or not. But for those with prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses, keeping up with changes in the eyes is even more important. That’s because eyes can be unpredictable. While many vision correction prescriptions are good for a… Read More

6 Tips to Reduce Eye Fatigue in Your Virtual Space

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on August 22, 2022

Love it or hate it, the virtual workspace or classroom is here to stay to varying degrees for many people. Does your home environment set you up for success — or stress? You may be spending too much time on electronic devices under less-than-ideal conditions if you experience any of the following symptoms: Squinting Headaches… Read More

3 Lessons Football Can Teach Us About LASIK

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on August 8, 2022

Most of us don’t make major bank on the gridiron — but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn a few things about life from those who do. As we launch full steam into preseason professional football, let’s look at lessons of the game we can take away for life both on and off the field…. Read More


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