Is the LASIK procedure painful?

Is the LASIK procedure painful?

At Porter Ophthalmology, we understand that the thought of undergoing a LASIK procedure can bring about questions and concerns, especially regarding pain and comfort. Our team of experienced refractive surgeons uses advanced technology to ensure the process is as...
Cost of LASIK Raleigh

Cost of LASIK Raleigh

Considering LASIK surgery in Raleigh? At Porter Ophthalmology, we understand that clear vision is crucial, but so is understanding the costs involved. Our team is committed to providing transparent, comprehensive pricing information so you can make an informed...
LASIK vs. LALEX (SMILE) Eye Surgery

LASIK vs. LALEX (SMILE) Eye Surgery

At Porter Ophthalmology, we’re dedicated to providing our patients with the most advanced and appropriate vision correction options available. As technology evolves, so do the choices for correcting refractive errors. In this article, we’ll compare LASIK,...

More LASIK FAQs? Let’s Ask a LASIK Eye Surgeon

In our latest edition of Ask a LASIK Eye Surgeon, we spoke with RSC editorial advisor Blake Williamson, M.D. of Williamson Eye in Baton Rouge, LA to answer some of the LASIK FAQs asked of the internet.  The latest series of questions tackles some of the myths...

Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

Can LASIK fix astigmatism? Yes, today’s laser vision correction procedures can improve blurry vision caused by astigmatism. Many ask: Can LASIK fix astigmatism?  The short answer is YES! Astigmatism affects 1 in 3 people in the U.S. with blurry vision, eye strain, and...

PRK Recovery Time: What to Expect

Your eye surgeon has recommended photorefractive keratotomy or PRK for your laser vision correction procedures and naturally you want to understand the PRK recovery time and what you can expect during the healing process.  In this article, we discuss the PRK recovery...

How Does Smile Eye Surgery Work?

One laser vision correction procedure available to patients today is SMILE – small incision lenticule extraction – and, in this article, we share an overview of how SMILE eye surgery works to bring vision into focus for people with nearsightedness and astigmatism. How...