Think Outside The Box When Paying For LASIK!
Many people interested in undergoing LASIK may give up before they find out all the facts. After all, a life without glasses or contacts sounds good. But is it too good to be true? LASIK surgery isn’t always cheap, even for those that can afford it up-front. And for those on a budget, the average […]
So You Had LASIK… Now What?
Once you’ve had your LASIK consultation and been approved, it’s time to think about the big day! But what happens after you get LASIK? The surgery itself is pretty simple, and you’ll be able to go home right after. From there, you may not know what to expect. No need to worry- here’s a […]
5 LASIK Myths To Ignore
LASIK is a very popular elective surgery for correcting vision errors. Even with the popularity of LASIK, there are still misconceptions to decipher. Without the right information, patients may decide not to move forward with LASIK. If you’re thinking about laser eye surgery, check out these 5 LASIK myths to ignore first! Myth: LASIK is […]
Can LASIK Treat Farsightedness?
If you are farsighted, you may wonder if you can get LASIK. Does LASIK work for hyperopia? Keep reading to learn more about hyperopia and laser vision correction with the South Texas Eye Institute! What Is Hyperopia? Hyperopia is the medical term for farsightedness. When you are farsighted, things that are far away are clear […]
How To Choose The Best LASIK Surgeon For You
If you’re considering LASIK, it’s extremely important to choose the right LASIK surgeon for you. Not sure what you should be looking for? Keep reading to learn more about how to pick the right LASIK surgeon for you! Are They Board Certified? If you’re looking for a LASIK surgeon, make sure they are board certified. […]
What Life Is Like After LASIK
Life after LASIK surgery means freedom from prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses, but is it the right decision for you? LASIK, or laser assisted in situ keratomileusis, is a refractive eye surgery that can help patients potentially achieve 20/20 (or better) vision. However, patients may still rely on glasses for night driving or reading as […]
5 Things To Do In San Antonio This Summer
When it comes to summer in San Antonio, there are a million different things you could do. In a city as lively and energetic as San Antonio, it can be overwhelming to find just the right activity. Whether you’re a local or a tourist looking for something fun, check out these 5 things to do […]
Am I Too Old For LASIK?
LASIK is a fantastic way to feel young by reclaiming the sight that you may have lost over the years. However, because it is a surgery, LASIK does have certain restrictions and may not be safe for everybody. One of the biggest restrictions is age. It is a common misconception to believe that you can […]
5 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Doctor About LASIK
As LASIK surgery has becomes more popular, more precise and incredibly safe, many patients think that they can just walk in and get LASIK eye surgery by any doctor with any surgical equipment. Our response is no, no and no. Yes, LASIK is a popular and trusted way to improve your vision and reduce or […]
6 Myths About LASIK
Even though LASIK has been successfully performed for decades, substantial misinformation—LASIK myths—persist. They continue to be passed along via social media, word of mouth and the internet. We are never surprised to hear these fears and myths from our patients, but sometimes patients are too afraid to ask us about them. They become the elephant […]