5 Ways to Not Be Nervous, Scared or Have Anxiety About Your LASIK Procedure

girl nervous before LASIK

Fear of the unknown, fear of pain, fear of lasers … there are lots of reasons LASIK laser eye surgery patients experience “white coat hypertension” before their vision correction procedure. As LASIK specialists, we firmly believe that information is one of the most powerful tools to combat anxiety about surgery. Here, we’ll arm you with …

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Are You Awake During LASIK?

pic of patient eyes LASIK awake

Am I awake during LASIK? When we think of surgery, most of us immediately imagine getting put to sleep under general anesthesia. LASIK eye surgery is different in that patients remain fully awake for the procedure. Fear of pain or injury from sudden coughing or sneezing are two of the most common reasons for a …

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What happens if I blink during LASIK?

Blink during LASIK

No patient at Brinton Vision will ever have to find out what happens if they blink during their laser eye surgery because we take reliable measures to prevent it. If you’re considering a laser vision correction procedure, keep reading to find out how we keep you safe and comfortable throughout the experience. Many of the …

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How Long Does LASIK Last?

How Long Does LASIK Last?

How long do the results of LASIK last? LASIK refractive surgery is used to permanently reshape the cornea of the eye to correct imperfections that cause nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. This is accomplished with an excimer laser that is able to make corrections as small as 0.25 microns, or about one 1/4000th the size of …

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How Long Does LASIK Surgery Take?

How Long Does LASIK Surgery Take?

How long does LASIK surgery take? What is a Brinton Vision Ocular Analysis? How long will I be at the eye surgery center for my LASIK procedure? How long will I be off work after LASIK? How long does LASIK surgery take? We often get the question, “How long will my LASIK surgery take?” While …

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