Nvision Blog

A Veteran’s Day Tribute

Posted on November 10, 2017

Every year, we celebrate Veteran’s Day on the 11th of November. On this special day, we honor and show gratitude to all the amazing men and women who have served our country. These members of the U.S. Armed Forces have made remarkable sacrifices to protect our freedom and we could not be more thankful.

This occasion also gives us the opportunity to acknowledge the veterans here in our very own NVISION community. These are the very same heroes who make a difference in someone’s life every single day by assisting them to gain their vision back.

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.

Are Halloween Costume Contact Lenses Safe? What You Need to Know

Posted on October 25, 2017

Half of a creepy skull face painting for Halloween with copyspace.

With Halloween less than a week away, many are finalizing the last details to make their costumes spectacular. At this time of year, yellow cat eye lenses, colored contacts, blacked-out lenses, or even all white lenses are especially popular for those dressing up to scare or impress. But, are these finishing touches safe? San Diego based NVISION Surgeon, Dr. Mihir Parikh, joins us for a Q + A to cover all things contact lenses to help you protect your eyes while making a statement this Halloween.

Optometrist Dr. Jon Crum’s Getting LASIK! Part 1: Consultation

Posted on October 17, 2017

Dr. Jon Crum of Crum Optometric Group in Chino Hills, California, is a trusted optometrist who refers about 30 LASIK and cataract surgery patients a year. Over his 20 years of work, he has referred a total of 600 patients! Now, it's his turn to get the clear vision he helps his patients get.

In a recent interview, he explains what his consultation process was like: