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Not a candidate for PRK or LASIK? Consider these other options

alternate treatments for lasik and prk surgeryHave you spoken with an ophthalmologist who told you that you aren’t a good candidate for PRK or LASIK eye surgery? It might be disappointing to learn that you won’t be able to benefit from PRK or LASIK, especially if you are looking for a way to improve your eyesight. But, just because you aren’t a good candidate for LASIK, doesn’t mean that you will always have to deal with poor eyesight.

Ergonomic tips that can protect your eyes at the computer

ergonomic computer tips for your eyesIn today’s society, many people spend the majority of their days working in front of the computer. While technology may certainly have simplified the American lifestyle, sitting at a desk all day can actually increase your risk for a variety of health problems, including back and shoulder pain, a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and vision problems.

Is your lifestyle impacting your eye health?

lifestyle behaviors that impact eye healthIf you want to protect the health of your eyes, you may need to consider the steps you must take on a daily basis to maintain your overall health. There are several ways in which your lifestyle might be damaging your eyes, which means that making one or more lifestyle changes can help prevent eye disease and protect your vision.

Breaking down common myths about PRK and LASIK

common myths about prk and lasik surgeryCommon myths about PRK and LASIK surgery sometimes cause people to assume they aren’t ideal candidates for surgery. If you are considering having eye surgery to restore your vision, talk to your eye doctor to ensure you understand the correct information about PRK and LASIK surgery to determine if surgery is right for you.

Are you an ideal candidate for PRK or LASIK eye surgery?

ideal candidate for lasik surgeryPRK or LASIK eye surgery can be an effective way to improve your vision, and there are many reasons you might choose to have this surgery. However, before deciding whether PRK or LASIK surgery is ideal for you, it’s important that you speak with your eye doctor to determine if you are a good candidate for this treatment.

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