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LASIK in Winter: Why It’s Time to Take the Leap

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on January 24, 2022

While spring and summer are the times of year that naturally cajole us out of winter hibernation, the chilly months have distinct advantages. This is especially true if you’re considering LASIK vision correction. Yes, occasional piles of snow and bracing winds make most of us want to duck back under the covers. But the prospect… Read More


5 Things to Enjoy in Missouri After LASIK

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on January 24, 2022

If you live in the Show-Me State and are planning to dramatically improve your vision with LASIK, Missouri is a great place to see the beauty you’ve been missing. Museums, caves, beaches, historic artifacts and toys galore are all within a short road trip, and every single one is more enjoyable with the visual freedom… Read More


Make Holidays Bright with These Eye Safety Tips

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on December 13, 2021

The toys, the food, the ornaments, the togetherness … there’s so much about the holidays to love.  Make sure you keep your festive family gatherings memorable for all the best reasons this season by following a few simple safety tips. Because eyes are kind of our thing, we’ve focused on advice that will keep your… Read More


Know the Facts: 7 Popular LASIK Qs and As

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on December 2, 2021

LASIK vision correction surgery is a popular procedure used to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and yes, even astigmatism. It’s natural that curiosity about LASIK never seems to wane – so let’s clear up your questions. What follows are some of the most frequently asked questions about LASIK and the most current answers to them. Please don’t… Read More


A Patient’s Guide to Affordable LASIK

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on November 15, 2021

If you’re considering LASIK but are curious about the price, you may discover that this life-altering vision correction procedure is more affordable than you thought. The trick is to consider the big picture. The typical investment in LASIK laser eye surgery ranges from $2,000 to $3,000 per eye, according to nationwide averages. Because it’s considered… Read More


7 Foods That Feed Good Vision

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on November 8, 2021

“Moderation in all things,” an old proverb advises. While it may be hard to moderate over the holidays, a little of this and a little of that could do wonders for your eye health.  In fact, many traditional holiday dishes are brimming with vitamins and nutrients that are known to keep eyes healthy and sharp…. Read More


3 Ways LASIK Will Improve Allergy Season

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on October 28, 2021

Is it possible that your refractive error or errors are making your life more difficult? Of course, they make it hard for you to see, and wearing glasses or contacts is a hassle. But could your vision problem be negatively impacting your life in more ways than that? Keep reading to learn about three ways LASIK will… Read More


Why LASIK Is More Affordable Than You Think

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

For most people, the recurring costs and inconvenience of prescription eyeglasses, reading glasses and contact lenses feels like a necessary evil. After all, LASIK surgery and other laser vision correction procedures cost much more than a pair of glasses or contacts…  But do they really? An estimated 150 million Americans must use prescription lenses of… Read More


What You Don’t Know About Astigmatism

Posted by: Missouri Eye Institute in Blog on September 19, 2021

More than a third of Americans are affected by astigmatism, which occurs when the corneal surface of the eye is misshapen, causing light to focus incorrectly on the retina. Although most cases are so mild that no corrective action is necessary, others cause blurry vision, poor depth perception, distortion, eye strain, and sometimes headaches. There… Read More


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