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LASIK: Experience You Can Trust

 

When looking for a surgeon to perform LASIK, there are many doctors to choose from. Here are some reasons we think our office should be at the top of your list.

1. Experience

The Cost of Eyeglasses

As always you get what you pay for and a quality pair of glasses is an important investment. When you can buy cheap glasses online and ads for discount eyeglass retail shops show unbelievably low prices, it makes you ask, what is the difference?

Is the Sun in Your Eyes?

With record temperatures hitting us daily, protecting your eyes from sun damage is even more critical than ever. How much do you know about the harmful effects of UV exposure?

 

SUN facts

The Best Skin in Your Thirties: time to get serious

This is the second part in a series featuring our Aesthetician, Sarah Heinrich's advice for the best skin at every age. 

Smoking and tanning are bad at every age, but if you want to prevent serious skin damage, make sure you've quit by your thirties. Lighter skin tones will show signs of aging earlier. The appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around the eye become evident and uneven.

The Best Skin in Your Twenties: the preventative years

 

This is the first part in a monthly series featuring our Aesthetician, Sarah Heinrich's advice for the best skin at every age.

No matter what your age, your skin can look young and beautiful. In your twenties, your face is still tight, but you may be noticing sun spots and freckles. To hide these and prevent loss of elasticity and further sun damage, Sarah recommends:

Obagi wins Best Skincare Product!

 

Obagi® Medical Products Wins Best Skincare in the Second Annual NewBeauty Magazine Choice Awards

MyOptics Introduces Oakley Line for Women...

Oakley has made a statemtent with its incredible line of sunglasses and eyeglasses geared for men. Now MyOptics has brought in the line for women. Spokeswomen for the brand include such amazing women atheletes as Kerri Walsh, Grete Eliassen, Karena Dawn, and Gretchen Bleiler. Even singer/songwriter Kate Voegele wears Oakley.

Check out the full line in a trunk show this Saturday, December 3rd from 10 am to noon in our office at 1255 19th St., Ste 101

LASIK: You get what you pay for

Here's some advice: if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Of the millions of people who have undergone LASIK, you would be hard pressed to find one who only paid $499 per eye. Most offers of $499 result in a bait and switch - the ad says, $499, but you must pay extra for a high prescription, extra for the better laser, extra if you don't have excellent credit, and extra if you want post-op appointments.

LASIK BASICS: A quick run-down on the popular eye surgery

It seems hard to believe that just a dozen years ago, laser eye surgery was the stuff of science fiction. These days, some 700,000 people undergo LASIK surgery annually, the American Academy of Ophthalmology says.  If you're thinking about becoming one of them, here's what you need to know.

When Contact Lenses Go Bad: Contact-Lens-Related Problems

 

Contact lenses are a medical device inserted directly ON the eye.  Think about that for a moment.  You are placing a FOREIGN BODY ON TOP OF YOUR EYEBALL.  Doesn't that sound just a little insane?

It's not because contact lens technology has come a long way.  But that doesn't mean that wearing contacts is without risk.  Let's talk just a few of the potential issues: