Archive | Laser Eye Surgery

Can LASIK Help With My Astigmatism?

A LASIK procedure at the Roholt Vision Institute reverses refractive errors like astigmatism. Generally, refractive errors occur due to irregularities in the shape of the cornea. Depending on the specific irregularity in the cornea, an individual with a refractive error can be nearsighted, farsighted, or have blurred vision. Not all types of astigmatism may be […]

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When to Choose PRK Over LASIK

LASIK (laser-assisted-in-situ keratomileusis) is a wonderful procedure for individuals who want to correct their nearsightedness, farsightedness  and similar refractive errors which could result from a change in the shape of the lens or cornea. However, not everyone is eligible to have the procedure. The good news is that there are other forms of treatment to […]

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Can Laser Eye Surgery Improve Presbyopia?

Presbyopia or having difficulties to focus on things up close is typically improved by using reading glasses. However, we have several patients with presbyopia asking if it’s possible for them to have laser eye surgery and avoid wearing glasses altogether. Yes, it can be achieved with a procedure called monovision. What’s involved? By and large, […]

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LASIK – Is It Going to Restore My Vision?

Refractive vision problems like myopia and hyperopia make it hard for people to see objects located far from them or near them, respectively. These problems can affect a person at any stage of life and are the most common vision defects in both men and women. The main reason for development of these refractive vision […]

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What You Can Do to Reduce Laser Eye Surgery Risks

By and large, laser eye surgery at the Roholt Vision Institute is relatively low-risk. Our surgeons are more experienced and advancements in laser technology have significantly reduced the incidence of post-surgery complications. It is important to note though that there is no such thing as a risk-free surgery. In laser eye surgery, there is always the […]

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What to Expect During Your Laser Eye Surgery Consultation

Laser eye surgery may sound like a complex procedure for many. However, laser vision correction is generally an outpatient procedure which aims to address refractive eye errors. The most common types of refractive errors include myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism, and presbyopia. Blurred vision is the most common symptom of refractive errors, alongside one or […]

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