What Really Happens on LASIK Surgery Day

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on January 4, 2021

Fear of the unknown sometimes prevents patients from exploring life-changing vision correction. What will the eye exam be like? How long will surgery take? Does LASIK hurt? Here, we walk you through what really happens on LASIK surgery day to demystify the process—and hopefully put your mind at ease. What a LASIK Eye Consultation Is… Read More

COVID-19’s Unintended Upside: A LASIK Surge

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on January 4, 2021

COVID-19 threw the world into a tailspin this year, prompting lockdowns, business restrictions and mandates that will reverberate well into 2021. Oddly, while the global pandemic has put a pinch on normal activities, the crisis has shifted the focus on better quality of life—namely through better nutrition, health, mental health and of course vision. After… Read More

5 Thanksgiving Dishes That Feed Healthy Eyes

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on November 9, 2020

We’ve all done it: We’ve indulged every whim at the Thanksgiving table, only to wonder if it was worth it. Well, it can be! With a few simple tweaks on a traditional meal, you can feed your family, your whims and your eyes. Here, we offer suggestions for each dinner course, each of which brings… Read More

What is a Corneal Transplant?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on October 8, 2020

A corneal transplant is a procedure that replaces corneal tissue with tissue from a donor. This restores vision, treats eye pain, and improves a damaged or diseased cornea. Most cornea transplants are successful. But there is a small risk that your body will reject the transplanted tissue. Keep reading to learn more about corneal transplants!… Read More

What To Know Before You Have LASIK

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on September 2, 2020

School is back in session. This means that reading is on the menu, and in large amounts. If you can never find your glasses or contacts, or if you forget to take your contacts out, you may want to think about LASIK. LASIK is a common procedure that has an excellent track record of correcting… Read More

Tips For Your Best Cataract Surgery Recovery

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on August 5, 2020

Cataract surgery can seem intimidating. Among many patient’s biggest fears is the recovery period. The vast majority of patients have a short and easy recovery. Not sure what you should do to ensure you have the best one possible? Keep reading for a few tips for your best cataract surgery recovery! Getting Home A lot… Read More

Am I A Good LASIK Candidate?

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on July 9, 2020

Are you tired of wearing contact lenses? Do you ever wonder what life would be like without needing glasses or contacts? They improve your vision, but they can be inconvenient, frustrating, and uncomfortable. If you find yourself daydreaming about life without contacts, talk to your doctor about LASIK. One of the most important things to… Read More


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