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

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

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

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

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


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