LASIK? LASEK? PRK? ASA? SMILE? What’s the difference?

Have you ever had the impression that someone’s eyes are glazing over as you speak to them? That the body is present but the mind has drifted through the nearest window? Let me be honest: this is sometimes the reaction I get when I talk to patients about laser eye surgery. Or, to be more […]

Ten common myths about laser eye surgery

As an eye doctor, I hear quite a lot of unusual ideas about laser corrective surgery. Probably the most common one is, “Lasering is painful!” (It isn’t! Honestly!) “If I sneeze at the wrong moment, the whole operation will be ruined…” That’s another one I hear from time to time. It’s hard to say where […]