Have you ever had this happen? You get a new pair of glasses, and suddenly you can’t see. You think it’s because you have a new prescription and you have to get used to them. You give it a couple of weeks, but your complaints about headaches and blurred vision just won’t go away. Finally, […]
There are many people who would like to have permanent vision correction through laser eye surgery. However, the idea of having surgery on your eyes can be scary. If you are one of the people that worry you won’t be comfortable undergoing LASIK eye surgery, here is some information that should help you to relax.
It’s a fact of life that nearly everyone will need to get reading glasses at some point in their life. Almost everyone develops presbyopia at some time after the age of 40. Presbyopia is when your eyes loses the ability to focus clearly on items that are close to you. This results in not being […]
Traditional LASIK surgery has been available in the US for over 15 years. Millions of people around the world have had LASIK vision correction surgery, and can see clearly now with corrective lenses.
There is also a newer procedure called IntraLASIK that you may have heard of. IntraLASIK is actually an update to the traditional LASIK […]
What is the worst thing that has ever happened to your classes? Most people have stories about mishaps that have occurred with their glasses. It’s not uncommon to find someone whose glasses have been stepped on, sat on, dropped, scratched, chewed on by dog, or broken by a toddler.
While these stories may be funny, breaking […]
LASIK vision correction surgery is a simple and safe procedure that will allow you to see more clearly. It has an extremely high success rate, and most patients find that they can pass the vision exam for their driver’s license without correction after surgery. However, it’s important to remember that LASIK has no guarantees of […]
Any time you need to have a medical procedure, it is a good idea to look for an experienced doctor. You want to know that your physician or surgeon is experienced in performing your procedure and has had good results.
That’s why when you are looking for a surgeon for your LASIK procedure, Dr. William Boothe […]
Traditional LASIK surgery is an easy and effective way to permanently correct your vision. Millions of people have had good experiences with their LASIK procedures. However, if you want even more of a guarantee, there is a way to improve your chances for perfect vision from LASIK.
You can improve your odds by a opting for […]
Glasses and corrective lenses provide a valuable way for people to see. Because of glasses, many people can work, drive, and read in spite of their bad eyesight. But glasses are far from perfect.
It’s not unusual to end up with glasses where your prescription is slightly off. Often you won’t notice this is the case […]
When you are ready to have LASIK surgery performed to permanently correct your eyesight, you want to make sure that you choose the best surgeon around. And one of the best and most experienced LASIK surgeons in the world is Dr. William Boothe at Boothe Laser Center.
Dr. Boothe is a cornea specialist who has been […]
If your vision is less-than-perfect, you rely heavily on your glasses. That’s why if you lose or damage them, it can be a big deal.
It’s actually a lot easier than you think to lose your glasses. It’s very easy to set them down on a table at a restaurant so you can rub the bridge […]
The vast majority of people who have undergone LASIK vision correction surgery have been happy with the results. While there is no database of everyone who has had the procedure, there have been many different studies of patients in the last several years.
Depending on the study you read, most of them find that on average, […]
One thing that many people wonder about when considering LASIK surgery is if there is any kind of guarantee for the procedure.
This is a good question. However, the answer is that there are no guarantees. LASIK is surgery, after all. And like any surgical procedure, there is an element of risk. There is a chance […]
What exactly is LASIK surgery? LASIK is a simple outpatient procedure that will permanently correct your eyesight, giving you vision that’s good enough to pass your driver’s license vision exam without glasses.
During the procedure, your vision is corrected by a laser. Your surgeon, Dr. William Boothe, will cut a flap in your cornea. Once he […]
When you’re considering having LASIK surgery to permanently correct your eyesight, you will want to do research on the procedure. It’s a good idea to find out how it is performed, what kind of results you can expect, and what are the possible complications.
After all, LASIK is surgery. And like all surgery, there are risks […]
LASIK vision correction surgery is a simple, outpatient procedure that will allow you to see clearly without corrective lenses. If you’ve been thinking about having LASIK done, you probably have several questions about the procedure.
One common question about LASIK is how long does the procedure take? The answer to that depends on how much correction […]
Every couple of years you hear about a lawsuit involving contact lenses or the supplies used to care for them. What usually happens is that a batch of contact lenses or solutions is contaminated, and when people use them they develop infections in their eyes. These infections are potentially serious, and can lead to damaged […]
The idea of having your eyes operated on can be very scary. That’s why it should be a comfort to you to find out that when you undergo LASIK to permanently correct your vision, you won’t feel anything during the procedure.
Patients are awake during the LASIK procedure, but are given eye drops with a topical […]
LASIK is a simple procedure that has been very effective for many people in permanently correcting their vision to the point that they no longer need glasses or contacts. However, like any surgical procedure, there are some instances when you should not undergo LASIK. Here are some reasons why you should think twice before considering […]
Are you considering having LASIK vision correction surgery? If so, you’ve probably done a little bit of research. And you’ve probably come across several different myths about the procedure. Here are a few of the common myths about LASIK, and the truth about them.
Myth: Everyone who undergoes LASIK has complications of some sort.
Fact: While there […]