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SMILE/LASIK and Age: Is There an Ideal Age for Laser Eye Surgery?

LASIK and SMILE offer vision freedom, but age greatly affects ideal timing due to age ranges. Younger patients’ eyes are still developing, while older individuals may face age-related eye issues impacting candidacy and outcomes. See the LEI take on the relationship between age and vision correction.

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Expectations vs. Reality: Debunking SMILE/LASIK Myths

Uncover the realities of SMILE and LASIK eye surgeries with this succinct guide that dispels myths and emphasizes their safety, efficiency, and affordability. Shed your doubts about eye surgery, and see how these procedures can boost your vision!

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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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Correcting Myopia: Is SMILE a Better Choice?

Learn the differences between SMILE and LASIK for treating myopia. We cover the advantages of these options and help you determine the most suitable choice for your vision correction needs!

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Recovery Time and Life After LASIK, SMILE, and PRK

A helpful article about what to expect for recovery time and a return to life after LASIK, SMILE and PRK eye surgeries.

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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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Where To Get SMILE Eye Surgery In Michigan

SMILE eye surgery is the latest in laser vision correction for myopia (nearsightedness) with or without astigmatism. It’s an effective and minimally-invasive treatment that gets LASIK-like outcomes, and it’s available in the state of Michigan at the Laser Eye Institute. …

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Is SMILE Eye Surgery A Safer Alternative To Contacts?

The latest advancement in laser vision surgery, SMILE is an effective and safe method for correcting vision. It is as successful as LASIK without the more extensive postoperative restrictions (i.e. can wear eye makeup or play sports right after) and …

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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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