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The laser center team is composed of individuals who have all been involved in LASIK treatments for a minimum of 3 years, and some for over 20.
Houston LASIK Surgeon Bernard Milstein, M.D. offered some thoughts and comments on LASIK and how the Zeiss VisuMax® Laser is expected to make All Laser LASIK even more comfortable for patients.
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There are three major concerns for most people, they are: pain and discomfort, accuracy of treatment and cost. Nike Roshe Run soldes These are all reasonable concerns and we have spent the past 20 years trying to satisfy those concerns.
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We now have a new laser that can very gently create a corneal flap, the Zeiss VisuMax® Laser. ugg paillettes Because of its unique design, engineering and Zeiss optics, it promises to provide a more comfortable and virtually painless procedure.
There are approximately 300 Zeiss VisuMax® Laser being used throughout the world, but Zeiss has only recently decided to enter the American market. At The Eye Clinic of Texas, our Zeiss VisuMax® Laser is the 12th one installed in the U.S. new balance 574 asics gel lyte We are very pleased to be among the first to offer this innovation with improved technology.
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Our cost is also lower than most because we are not in the middle of Houston and our overhead is less.
Galveston & Houston LASIK Surgeon Dr. Da-Thuy Van commented about the increasing number of motorcycle riders interested in LASIK. “Contact lenses and certainly eyeglasses can be a real challenge for motorcycle riders-so many more motorcycle enthusiasts consider LASIK these days. Fjallraven Kanken No2 We want our motorcycle lovers having LASIK in Houston to enjoy motorcycle riding, but we always try to remind them that eye safety and also dry eyes should top the list of things they think about as part of their readiness checklists along with the condition of their gear and bikes,” Dr. acheter chaussures nike Van further explained. nike air max command
It is important to recognize the need for eye protection from the sun, bugs, small rocks and pebbles and especially the wind, which can really contribute to dry eye symptoms. LASIK patients as well as other recreational motorcycle riders sometimes overlook or are just not aware of the potential for eye irritation and motorcycle dry eye caused by the wind, exhaust fumes, pollen and pollution-as well as the summer sun and heat. new balance mrl996
At your LASIK consultation the staff will be exploring your lifestyle needs and activities. As a potential LASIK patient we want to take the time necessary so that we can carefully counsel you in order to get the best results and help meet your expectations. Please take the time to tell us about your motorcycle riding interest as well as all of the ways in which you are hoping to benefit from LASIK.
If you or someone you know would like to learn more about LASIK or even have a Free LASIK Consultation, please call The Eye Clinic of Texas at 800-423-3937, visit The Eye Clinic of Texas or facebook.com/ecot.lasik to schedule an appointment.
The Eye Clinic of Texas is an affiliate of Houston Eye Associates, the largest ophthalmology clinic in the nation. We are a leading eye care practice serving the greater Houston, Galveston, League City and Texas City area that provides all aspects of general, medical, surgical, laser and optical eye care services. Our Board Certified Ophthalmologists perform Laser Eye Surgery such as LASIK, Cataract Surgery & Lens Implants using advanced technology IOLs to correct complex problems such as astigmatism and near vision focusing problems including presbyopia, diagnosis and management of glaucoma, diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy, diagnosis and management of Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Pediatric Ophthalmology.
“Now is the time for patients who want LASIK in Houston to use any Flex Plan funds that might be available to them,” commented Amy Trittel, Refractive Surgery Coordinator at The Eye Clinic of Texas. “January is a popular month for New Year’s resolutions which often includes self improvements like LASIK. If you or a family member has Flex Plan funds to use, this is a good time to make LASIK affordable.”
Many employers offer Flex Plans-Flexible Spending Accounts or FSA’s. These plans allow you to have money taken out of your paycheck over time to pay for LASIK. What is even more appealing about Flex Plans is that money is withheld in Pre-Tax dollars allowing you to get extra tax savings.
If you or someone you know would like to learn more about LASIK or schedule a Free LASIK Consultation, please call The Eye Clinic of Texas at 800-423-3937, visit The Eye Clinic of Texas or facebook.com/ecot.lasik to schedule an appointment.
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