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Category: LASIK

Can I Get LASIK With Astigmatism?

If you have astigmatism, you may think that you cannot get procedures like LASIK. This is not always true. Whether you can get LASIK depends on the severity of your astigmatism. Astigmatism is a refractive error that occurs when the cornea is an irregular shape. With astigmatism, you’ll likely experience blurry vision. This is because… Read More


3 Reasons To Consider LASIK Before This Fall

Tired of relying on glasses to see? These days, you don’t have to! LASIK is the perfect way to fix your eyesight and give you the vision you deserve. It’s never too late to start your LASIK journey. The sooner you come in for a consultation at Westlake Eye Specialists in Austin, TX, the sooner… Read More


5 Tips For A Smoother LASIK Recovery

Recovering from LASIK is the trickiest part of the procedure. It is during this time that you will be more likely to get infections or injure your eyes. For this reason, you will need to take some extra precautions while you heal. You will learn all you need to know about how you can be… Read More


How Long Does It Take Before LASIK Works?

LASIK is a procedure that gives you clear vision without needing glasses or contacts. The surgery only takes about 30 minutes to perform. Most patients start noticing results almost immediately! But, achieving the full potential of your vision may take up to a few days. You may experience some blurriness as your eyes begin to… Read More


5 Signs You May Be A Good Candidate For LASIK

What appeals to you most about LASIK? Is it the incredible success rate? Over 96% of LASIK patients report satisfaction with the procedure and their results. Is it the simplicity and speed of the operation itself? LASIK only takes about a half-hour to complete (not including prep and rest time), and you get to leave… Read More


Does LASIK Treat All Vision Disorders?

Since LASIK has become a household name, it is no wonder that people may see it as the ultimate vision procedure. While LASIK is successful at what it does, it can only correct refractive errors. Refractive errors are problems with vision that usually occur because of misshapen corneas. If you have a refractive error, you’re… Read More


What Should I Do To Prepare Before LASIK?

If you are ready to change your life with LASIK, then you need to know some details to be fully prepared. LASIK is like a team sport played by you and your doctor. You are both working towards a single goal (better vision) and need to communicate and work together to achieve it. Getting on… Read More


Can Dry Eye Make Me A Bad LASIK Candidate?

Many people would agree that LASIK is the best form of vision correction on the market. This is in no small part due to the advances in technology that have made it safe, fast, reliable, and accessible. But as accessible as LASIK is, it simply is not for everyone. There is a long list of… Read More


4 Signs You Should Consider LASIK

LASIK provides you with the opportunity to see without glasses and contacts. Even better than that, it’s permanent, meaning the results last for the rest of your life! Sounds too good to be true? It’s not! LASIK is incredibly safe and reliable, and its success rate is proof of that. Over 96% of people who… Read More


LASIK for Astigmatism

In the early days of LASIK, patients with astigmatism were often not deemed good candidates for the procedure. Today, advances in LASIK technology allow many astigmatism patients to achieve better vision through this vision correction procedure. What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a very common refractive error caused by an irregular shape of the cornea (the… Read More