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LASIK vs. Cataract Surgery

When you have vision problems, LASIK surgery or cataract surgery may be able to help. However, these types of surgeries are used for entirely different vision problems. Learning more about these two treatment options can help you make a decision for your vision. Keep the following information on these eye surgeries in mind. What Is

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Will Dry Eyes Affect Your LASIK Eye Surgery?

Dry eye is a very common eye condition. The relationship between dry eyes and LASIK is an interesting one. The success of LASIK surgery depends on controlling this common eye condition. Those with mild dry eyes may be eligible for this eye surgery. It’s important to speak with your doctor about the requirements to reduce

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Florida Eye Specialists Doctor Jerry Maida Reaches 30-Year Milestone

Dr. Maida Reaches No-Stitch Cataract Surgery Milestone in 2020 In 2020, Dr. Maida will reach a special milestone in his practice. It has been 30 years since he performed the very first no-stitch cataract surgery in Florida. This technique made it possible to perform cataract surgery without the need for sutures and without injecting anesthesia

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Top 5 LASIK Myths Busted | Florida Eye Specialists

Top 5 LASIK Myths Busted

Although LASIK eye surgery is a popular procedure around the world, there is still a significant amount of misinformation surrounding it. We want to help set the record straight by debunking some of the most common LASIK myths. Myth 1: LASIK is for nearsighted patients only When the LASIK procedure was first developed, it was

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“Is LASIK better than contacts?” This Patient Says Yes

With the advent of LASIK eye surgery and technological advancements that have put LASIK on the map, you have to wonder: Is LASIK better than contacts? LASIK is a safe vision correction alternative to contact lenses; the safety of the procedure has been well documented, dating back to a 10-year study by the AAO (American

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