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Computer Use Guidelines After LASIK

Posted on November 20, 2017

Technology positively making life convenience and saving time

Screens have invaded nearly every part of our lives. From work to entertainment and social relationships, the majority of human interactions now occur through computers.

Just like everyone else people with eye problems are still likely to use computers after major ophthalmologic surgical procedures such as LASIK surgery.

If you have nearsightedness or farsightedness, LASIK surgery is an effective method of correcting your visual impairment without the need for either contact lenses or glasses. But will LASIK impact your daily routine when it comes to using your computer?

In short, yes. Almost all doctors will recommend that after LASIK, you restricted the amount of time you put your eyes in front of a computer, tablet or phone (for reading).

Can Women Undergo LASIK While Pregnant or Breastfeeding?

Posted on November 20, 2017

Pregnant woman packing for hospital and taking notes

By: Stanley Teplick, M.D.

If you are interested in LASIK surgery, you may have read that women who are trying to get pregnant, pregnant, or breastfeeding are not suitable candidates for LASIK surgery. But you may not know why LASIK surgery is not a good idea for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. It is important for women to understand the possible risks for the baby and why they may not achieve the best results if they undergo LASIK surgery while pregnant or breastfeeding.

7 Ways to Prevent Pain After LASIK Surgery

Posted on November 20, 2017

Surgeon performing an eye surgery under the microscope - healthcare and medicine concepts

By: Stanley Teplick, M.D.

The team at NVISION knows just how effective LASIK surgery can be. Millions have undergone custom LASIK surgery already, improving their vision quality and eliminating their dependence on glasses and contacts.

At Teplick Custom Vision, an NVISION Company, we've helped countless patients throughout the greater Portland area with their eye care needs. We also knows that LASIK is not without its side effects, and we make sure that our patients understand what they are and how to address them as they arise. That is why we want to share these seven tips for dealing with pain and discomfort after undergoing LASIK surgery.

Halos after LASIK Eye Surgery

Posted on November 1, 2017

Bikers silhouette.

By: Stanley Teplick, M.D.

One of the most popular options out there for achieving excellent vision is LASIK. By undergoing LASIK, people are able to see clearly without the need for corrective lenses. It's an ideal treatment option for people suffering from refractive errors, which you may know better by the following names:

With that said, LASIK surgery is not without side effects, some of which can be more serious than others. As the surgeon here at Teplick Custom Vision, An NVISION Company, in Portland, Oregon, I'd like to take a few moments to go over one particular LASIK side effect: halos.