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Myth Debunked: A Physician Would Never Have Laser Vision Correction On Their Own Eyes!

LASIK and variations of Laser Vision Correction (LVC) has changed the lives of millions of people in the United States and abroad. As the safest, most successful, and most performed elective procedure in the world the Laser Vision Correction industry…

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LASIK Patient Story

Patient Profile: Elaina’s Custom LASIK Story

Today we would like to share Elaina’s story, a Custom LASIK patient of Dr. Haddad’s. We asked her (8) questions about her experience at the Laser Eye Institute. “Fear” tends to be the largest obstacle to overcome when considering Laser…

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Fun LASIK Facts

The Lost Glasses – Jurassic Park

“My glasses! I can’t see without my glasses!” We’ve all heard it and have witnessed several TV and film characters fast demise as the result of losing their glasses or having them crushed underfoot. As if these situations aren’t tense…

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National Sunglasses Day

Celebrate National Sunglasses Day & Protect Your Eyes

It seems that every day the internet is celebrating some bizarre holiday that that can be wacky and fun to some (i.e National Spaghetti Day), and uninteresting and ridiculous to others. This is not the case for National Sunglasses Day…

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smile lasik detroit

12 SMILE LASIK Questions Answered

You may have heard about the newest, most advanced form of vision correction and have a curiosity about it – What is SMILE? Is it a form of LASIK? Am I a candidate for SMILE?

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1ST SMILE Procedure In Michigan

LASIK, LASEK, & ReLex SMILE: 2019 Facts

My goal for this article is to deliver you the facts about Laser Vision Correction (LVC), and deliberately counter the misleading information that exists on the internet today.

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Superman LASIK

One Month After ReLex SMILE Eye Surgery & Life is Great!

It’s been a little over a month since my ReLex SMILE eye surgery, and it’s crazy to think how much my life has changed in so many interesting ways. For example, I am currently a student and take night classes….

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LASIK Q&A

Can I Use my HSA or FSA for LASIK, PRK, or SMILE Eye Surgery?

The answer is “YES”. The beauty of using your Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is that you are receiving laser vision correction for about 20-30% less then if you paid cash; the range depends on your…

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SMILE Surgery

7 Things You’ll Love Just 1 Week After SMILE

I’m one week post-SMILE! It’s officially been one week since I became the first patient in Michigan to have SMILE for astigmatism and I’m happy to report that I am seeing better than ever! I’ve had a lot of time to think about the reasons why I was so happy to have laser vision correction, and the ways my life has already changed.

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