Can Diabetes Cause Astigmatism?

Many people have heard of astigmatism but aren’t quite sure what it means and what causes it. Astigmatism is a very common disorder that can be easily corrected. The main symptom of astigmatism is usually blurry vision. In this article, we will talk about the two types of astigmatism and its causes, along with available …

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Can I Use My HSA or FSA for LASIK?

Can I Use My HSA or FSA for LASIK?; piggy bank wearing a medical mask to the right, with stacks of coins beside it. Behind it are lit candles in the dark

You can pay for your LASIK procedure using pre-tax money through a tax-free Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA), which could result in saving 20–30% for those who qualify. The year 2023 is quickly approaching, so it’s time to schedule your LASIK consultation with Brinton Vision and start the new year with …

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Can LASIK Treat Astigmatism?

One of the most widespread misconceptions about laser vision correction is that astigmatism cannot be treated with custom LASIK laser eye surgery. Thousands of people may have been discouraged from achieving clear vision due to this false information. Laser-assisted in Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) is the most common procedure for correcting nearsightedness (myopia) and astigmatism. When …

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Contacts vs. LASIK: Science now has the answer

LASIK vs contacts infection study

Is LASIK Better Than Wearing Contacts? It’s a question patients ask frequently: Which is better — contacts or LASIK? LASIK provides patients with clear, crisp vision without the (very real) hassle of contacts or glasses, but a new study published in the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery indicates that contact users have even more …

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Defocus Media Podcast: Refractive Surgery and Light Adjustable Lenses

Dr. Steven Tersigni

MJH Life Sciences · Defocus Media: Dr. Steven Tersigni details refractive surgery and light adjustable lenses Podcast Transcript Darryl Glover: What’s up, ODs and eye wear lovers? We’re talking to latest trends in tech and eyecare. So sit back, relax and defocus. Darryl Glover): This podcast is in partnership with optometry times. Jennifer Lyerly: Well …

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