LASIK vs SMILE Eye Surgery: What are the Differences?

Think about how many people you know who wear glasses or contact lenses, and you will realize how common vision problems are. Eye surgery such as LASIK or SMILE can dramatically improve your vision. While these two procedures have some things in common, they work differently, making them appropriate for different people.  What are LASIK… Continue Reading →

LASIK vs. SMILE vs. PRK: Which One is Right for Me?

You may be considering vision correction if you want to limit or eliminate your need for glasses or contacts. While LASIK is the most well-known, SMILE and PRK are extremely effective options. Only a consultation can determine which will work best for you.  What are LASIK, SMILE, and PRK? LASIK, SMILE, and PRK are types… Continue Reading →

SMILE Eye Surgery vs. LASIK: A Detailed Comparison

What Is SMILE Eye Surgery? SMILE (small incision lenticule extraction) is a laser eye surgery intended to correct nearsightedness (often in higher degrees of severity) astigmatism to improve the patient’s overall vision. SMILE is the most recently developed mainstream laser eye surgery to earn consideration for widespread treatment. Although it is relatively new, refractive errors… Continue Reading →

Comparing SMILE and LASIK Eye Procedures

When looking into refractive eye surgery options, two of the most common procedures you will likely consider will be SMILE (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction) and LASIK (Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis) – and for good reason. Both procedures are tried and true methods of vision correction that can provide you the freedom of sharp vision without… Continue Reading →