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Are Contact Lenses Causing My Dry Eyes?

Dry eye syndrome sufferers would often visit us here at our practice and ask if their constant use of contact lens has to do with it. Frequent use of contacts typically lead to dry eyes because it tends to absorb moisture from the tear films. This is why it’s extremely important to keep your contacts… Read More »


Understanding What Really Causes Dry Eyes

Dry eye syndrome is one of the frequent complaints we get from first-time visitors here at the Roholt Vision Institute. Every so often, they complain about eye redness, itchiness, foreign body sensation, grittiness, tired eyes, overall discomfort, light sensitivity, intermittent blurred vision, and in some cases, contact lens intolerance. During consultations, patients will frequently ask… Read More »


Are Annual Eye Exams Necessary After LASIK?

LASIK has certainly improved the lives of millions of people. Here at our practice, many patients whose vision have been restored to 20/20 will often ask about whether or not annual eye exams are necessary following laser eye surgery. You may have ditch your eyeglasses or contact lenses for good but we would like to… Read More »



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… Read More »


Is There Such Thing as Too Young or Too Old for LASIK

Vision correction via laser is almost always sought by those who are already frustrated and inconvenienced with long-term use of eyeglasses or contact lenses. There are various reasons why people seek laser surgery. Every so often, it all boils down to the following: convenience, increased comfort, improved self-esteem, and better job opportunities (some jobs such… Read More »


Lasik vs. Contacts: Which Is Safer?

One of the most common concerns of patients who are looking into having LASIK at the Roholt Vision Institute is whether or not it’s riskier than contact lenses. Comparing both may be akin to comparing apples to oranges. Why is this so? LASIK involves surgery while wearing contact lenses isn’t. As with all types of… Read More »



Another Happy Patient

Dr Roholt recently helped a 20 year old female  go from +5.25 -1.75 x 160 OD and +5.75 -2.50 x 010 OS to GLASSES FREE.  While a patient with a high hyperopic refraction isn’t typically a good LASIK candidate, they can be a candidate for a refractive lensectomy (RLE).  In this case, Dr. Roholt implanted… Read More »



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