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What Would Make Someone Not a Good LASIK Candidate?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on March 3, 2023

Before getting any type of refractive eye surgery, you must first qualify as a candidate for the procedure. LASIK remains one of the best ways to correct vision and has excellent results, partly because it is only performed on eligible candidates.  Eye doctors work hard to ensure the results from LASIK will be predictable, and… Read More

How Does LASIK Correct Refractive Errors?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on February 2, 2023

LASIK is a fantastic procedure that has allowed many people to experience greater visual freedom. It combines high-end laser technology with streamlined technique.  It is also performed by eye doctors with years of training and experience. The result is a procedure that is fast, effective, and has a minimal recovery time.  Keep reading to learn… Read More

What Should I Expect Before Having LASIK?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on January 3, 2023

LASIK is a quick procedure that can allow you to experience true visual freedom and reduced dependency on visual aids. However, before you get to your procedure day, there are a few things to make sure of. Keep reading to learn what you should expect before having LASIK! The LASIK Consultation The very first step… Read More

How Does Blepharoplasty Work?

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

As you get older, you lose the elasticity in your skin. This happens all over your body. When it occurs on your eyelids, it can cause them to droop and sag. Even if you are a vibrant person, droopy eyelids can make you look tired. Many people don’t like the way this looks, which can… Read More

Are There Treatment Options Available for Glaucoma?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on October 4, 2022

Glaucoma is called the silent thief of sight due to its ability to affect your eyesight while presenting little to no other symptoms. Unfortunately, any vision loss caused by glaucoma is permanent, and there is no cure for the condition. Early detection and consistent treatment are the best ways to prevent or halt vision loss… Read More

Why LASIK Saves You Time and Money

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

Many people decide not to get LASIK because they think the cost is too high and the recovery is too long. However, LASIK recovery is relatively short, and LASIK can even save you money. Keep reading to learn how LASIK can save you time and money! Does Recovery from LASIK Take a Long Time? You… Read More

What is Having Laser Cataract Surgery Like?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on June 5, 2022

Cataract surgery is one of the most safe and most successful eye procedures and is performed to restore clear vision affected by cataracts. Recently, advances in technology have allowed surgeons to remove cataracts with lasers.  Unlike traditional cataract surgery, laser technology does not use blades. Instead, it utilizes advanced lasers, making it more precise and… Read More


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