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Why Patients Prefer SMILE over LASIK

Find out why SMILE is chosen over LASIK for eye correction, focusing on its advantages such as reduced dry eye incidence, minimal discomfort, and quicker healing

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PRK vs LASIK

PRK vs. LASIK: Which is Better in 2022?

When you’re researching PRK vs. LASIK, know that you’ll be in excellent hands with the proven innovation and highly skilled team at the Laser Eye Institute.

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A Sharpshooter’s Journey To Laser Vision Correction

Prior to age forty years old and four months, I had 20/10 vision in both eyes with a strong right eye dominance. Then all the sudden it seemed like someone had flipped a switch, four months after my 40th birthday. …

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smile vs lasik

SMILE vs. LASIK Vision Correction: What to Expect in 2023

During these past challenging years, with remote work and lockdowns more common, it’s been heartening to see so many patients reclaim their lives, without glasses or contacts, with LASIK or SMILE vision correction. If you’re considering vision correction, here are …

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Insurance Coverage

LASIK Coverage for Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance

If you’re living with glasses or contact lenses (or both) for vision correction, you may be wondering, does my Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) insurance cover LASIK? While we wish there were a simple answer to that question, there isn’t.  …

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Know What To Ask!

4 Questions You Should Ask Before Your LASIK Consultation

Depending on the level of screening and time a LASIK center team spend with you, it is common for LASIK consultations to last from 1-2 hours. If you are going to give up two hours of your day (not including …

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Myth Busters

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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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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SMILE Procedure

I Did It First: SMILE with Astigmatism

Part two in Amanda’s journey–Why did she choose SMILE for Astigmatism?

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