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...

Can you use FSA or HSA for LASIK? 2023 Update

Yes, you can use your FSA and HSA to help with the cost of your LASIK procedure. For the tax year 2023, the IRS announced the annual contribution limits for both the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and the Health Savings Accounts (HSA).  Those who have access to these...

The Latest FDA and LASIK News: What You Need to Know

You may be seeing reports about the FDA looking into LASIK, which might have you questioning whether the popular vision correction procedure is safe. Rest assured, the FDA is firm in its position that LASIK is both safe and effective for those who are good candidates....