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Halos after LASIK Eye Surgery

Posted on November 1, 2017

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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

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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:

LASIK and Corneal Thickness

Posted on October 9, 2017

By: Stanley Teplick, M.D.

If you no longer want to wear glasses or contact lenses to treat your nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, LASIK surgery is a great alternative. Rather than simply compensating for the corneal aberrations that cause these lower-order refractive errors, LASIK actually corrects the corneal aberrations, thereby providing patients with clear vision.

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