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Can I Get LASIK With Astigmatism?

Can I Get LASIK With Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is a common type of refractive error. If you’re wondering if you can get LASIK for astigmatism, the doctors at the Kraff Eye Institute can tell here!

December 2, 2022
How to Protect Eyes from Mobile and Computer Screens

How to Protect Eyes from Mobile and Computer Screens

Computer eye strain perhaps isn’t something you think about a lot, but once it affects you, it’s hard not to notice.

December 2, 2022
Wearing Contact Lenses in The Summer: 9 Tips From Professionals

Wearing Contact Lenses in The Summer: 9 Tips From Professionals

Can you wear sunglasses with contacts? Do contacts protect your eyes from the sun? Can you wear contacts at the beach? We'll answer these questions here!

December 1, 2022
Can Lasik Correct Both Nearsightedness and Farsightedness at the Same Time?

Can Lasik Correct Both Nearsightedness and Farsightedness at the Same Time?

Can LASIK correct nearsightedness and farsightedness at the same time? Let's learn about pros and cons of monovision LASIK for both near and far-sighted patients.

November 25, 2022
Astigmatism: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Astigmatism: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Astigmatism is one of those words that gets thrown around the eye doctor’s office like it’s common knowledge. But what exactly is astigmatism?

November 22, 2022
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) Eye Surgery: Pros, Cons, and What to Expect

Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) Eye Surgery: Pros, Cons, and What to Expect

Photorefractive keratectomy or PRK eye surgery can often help individuals with poor vision, who would like to be less dependent on glasses or contact lenses.

October 28, 2022
Contacts vs Glasses vs LASIK: What Is the Best Choice?

Contacts vs Glasses vs LASIK: What Is the Best Choice?

How to choose which vision option fits your needs best - Contacts or Glasses or LASIK eye surgery? Find out which is right for you in our detailed comparison!

October 26, 2022
Why Do I Have Blurry Vision After LASIK and How to Prevent It?

Why Do I Have Blurry Vision After LASIK and How to Prevent It?

When undergoing LASIK, blurry vision after surgery is to be expected. Let's learn if you have blurry vision after LASIK, how long can you expect it to stick around?

October 25, 2022
PRK vs LASIK: the Difference Between LASIK and PRK

PRK vs LASIK: the Difference Between LASIK and PRK

This article answers the question: "What is the difference between PRK and LASIK?" Learn the pros and cons of PRK vs LASIK and what is best for you.

October 5, 2022
What Is Better, PRK, or LASIK For Dry Eyes?

What Is Better, PRK, or LASIK For Dry Eyes?

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition in which dryness of the eyes causes symptoms of ocular discomfort. Let's know dry eye symptoms, causes, and treatments!

October 4, 2022
Does Insurance Cover LASIK?

Does Insurance Cover LASIK?

Is LASIK covered by insurance? Learn about the different types of coverage and whether or not your health insurance covers the cost of surgery or offers other benefits.

October 4, 2022
Swimming After LASIK – Basic Tips

Swimming After LASIK – Basic Tips

Patients often wonder how soon they will be able to swim after LASIK surgery? Let's find out more in Kraff Eye Institute's new article!

October 4, 2022
Rubbing Eyes After LASIK – What You Need to Know

Rubbing Eyes After LASIK – What You Need to Know

You may wonder, can I rub my eyes after LASIK? The short answer is NO, it’s important not to disrupt the eyes while they’re healing from LASIK.

October 4, 2022
LASIK Eye Surgeons, Experience Matters

LASIK Eye Surgeons, Experience Matters

When it comes to your eyes, you need the best laser eye surgeon LASIK. How do I know if the doctor you are considering is the best eye surgeon? Let's find out!

October 4, 2022
Sunglasses After LASIK – What You Need to Know

Sunglasses After LASIK – What You Need to Know

After LASIK surgery, it is very important to take care of your eyes. And sunglasses are an indispensable assistant in this.

October 4, 2022
What Is Wavefront LASIK?

What Is Wavefront LASIK?

Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) is a type of refractive surgery to correct myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. When choosing to undergo LASIK, one can opt for the standard procedure or...

October 4, 2022
SMILE vs LASIK: What Is the Difference?

SMILE vs LASIK: What Is the Difference?

SMILE and LASIK are two possible variants when you consider having refractive surgery. The article contains the main differences between these two techniques.

October 4, 2022
Hyperopia (Farsightedness): Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Hyperopia (Farsightedness): Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Farsightedness is a common disease in the United States. Farsightedness is treated with glasses, contact lenses, or refractive eye surgery. LASIK can be an excellent treatment option.

October 3, 2022
Is LASIK Tax-Deductible?

Is LASIK Tax-Deductible?

When you spend that kind of money on your health, you may wonder – is this tax-deductible? That’s a great question, and we’ll go over all the details in this article.

September 19, 2022
Workplace Eye Safety in High-Risk Industries

Workplace Eye Safety in High-Risk Industries

Eye safety at work is incredibly important! Here we will talk about types of eye risk and industries with a high risk of eye injury. Let's read.

September 2, 2022
Can You Sleep with Contacts in?

Can You Sleep with Contacts in?

If you sleeping with contacts , it could result in a host of eye problems including infections. Although some contact lenses can be worn at night.

August 31, 2022
10 Best Foods That Improve Eye Health

10 Best Foods That Improve Eye Health

Eat your carrots, or so we’ve been told. Is there any truth to that, though? Can eyesight be improved naturally? What is the best food for eyesight improvement?

August 24, 2022
How to Use Your HSA and FSA for LASIK Surgery (2022 Update)

How to Use Your HSA and FSA for LASIK Surgery (2022 Update)

Did you know that for the tax year 2021, you can use your Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and/or your Health Savings Account (HSA) for LASIK surgery? You can, according to the IRS, which recently...

July 20, 2022
LASIK Success Rate: Is LASIK Safe?

LASIK Success Rate: Is LASIK Safe?

Do you want to make sure you're making the right decision, and are appropriately informed? Let's learn if LASIK eye surgery is safe and possible risks.

July 19, 2022
Itchy Eyes in the Summer: What’s the Reason and What to Do

Itchy Eyes in the Summer: What’s the Reason and What to Do

So, what’s with these itchy eyes? Who wants to walk around with red itchy eyes during summer? Here, we’ll talk about some possible causes and remedies.

July 15, 2022
Does LASIK Change Eye Color?

Does LASIK Change Eye Color?

Want to change your eye color? Find out in Kraff Eye Institute if you can do this with LASIK in this post.

July 11, 2022
Can You Wear Colored Contacts After LASIK?

Can You Wear Colored Contacts After LASIK?

Colored contacts are a great way to compliment your look. But can they be worn after LASIK surgery? Let's figure it out right now.

July 11, 2022
Can LASIK Fix Presbyopia?

Can LASIK Fix Presbyopia?

Do you have age-related vision problems and are you thinking about LASIK? Find out if this surgery cures presbyopia in our new article.

May 31, 2022
How Long Does LASIK Last?

How Long Does LASIK Last?

LASIK involves permanent corneal reshaping, resulting in an improvement in vision, often for the long term. This article will go over all the details.

May 30, 2022
How Long After LASIK Can I Drive?

How Long After LASIK Can I Drive?

Speaking of quality of life, one of the most pressing questions after refractive surgery is, how soon can I drive after LASIK? Let's know about it!

May 30, 2022
Why Is Corneal Thickness Important For LASIK?

Why Is Corneal Thickness Important For LASIK?

Corneal thickness for LASIK must be sufficient to proceed with surgery. In LASIK eye surgery, a thin cornea is not safe. Let's learn more in this post!

May 30, 2022
Myopia: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Myopia: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

You grew up not being able to see your alarm clock in the morning. When you got your first pair of glasses, you learned that trees had leaves. Going to class got easier since you no longer had to...

May 24, 2022
Can You Get LASIK While Pregnant?

Can You Get LASIK While Pregnant?

Do you wonder – what do eye care professionals have to say about LASIK and pregnancy? Kraff Eye Institute will go over all the details in this article.

May 19, 2022
Can I Watch TV After LASIK?

Can I Watch TV After LASIK?

How does looking at a screen affect your eyes after LASIK? Here is some advice on how long after LASIK can you watch TV or use a mobile phone or other devices.

May 19, 2022
Why Consider LASIK for the Military?

Why Consider LASIK for the Military?

While glasses and contact lenses are a common mode of correction for the general population, they’re not optimal for the demands of the military.

May 19, 2022
What To Do Before LASIK? 11 Tips for Your First Eye Surgery

What To Do Before LASIK? 11 Tips for Your First Eye Surgery

So, you’ve made the decision to have LASIK. Congratulations! Before you start imagining life with a clear vision, check out these 11 ways to prepare before your LASIK procedure.

May 19, 2022
What Is the LASIK Flap: Recovery Time and Complications

What Is the LASIK Flap: Recovery Time and Complications

Learn everything about LASIK flap: what it is, how LASIK flap is made, LASIK flap recovery time, and possible complications.

May 19, 2022
Wearing Contacts and Glasses in Cold Weather — Winter Eye Care Tips

Wearing Contacts and Glasses in Cold Weather — Winter Eye Care Tips

It's important to pay attention to their health during colder months. Read this post and learn tips that will help you mollify potential winter eye problems.

May 19, 2022
Vision in Skiing, Snowboarding, and Other Sports: How Eye Surgery Can Benefit Winter Athletes and Olympians

Vision in Skiing, Snowboarding, and Other Sports: How Eye Surgery Can Benefit Winter Athletes and Olympians

An athletes’ eyesight is an important weapon in their arsenal. This is especially true in winter sports like Winter Olympics 2022, where weather conditions are challenging.

May 19, 2022
Visian Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL): Pros and Cons

Visian Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL): Pros and Cons

ICLs are often seen as an alternative to laser-based corneal surgeries, such as LASIK and PRK. Learn the various advantages and disadvantages of ICL from this post!

May 19, 2022
Tunnel Vision (Peripheral Vision Loss): Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Tunnel Vision (Peripheral Vision Loss): Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Tunnel vision describes a condition where there is peripheral vision loss. It can have a variety of causes and can be temporary or permanent.

May 19, 2022
PRK Eye Surgery Procedure Case Study

PRK Eye Surgery Procedure Case Study

We’ve put together a PRK case study to help exemplify its powerful results and the patient experience process.

May 19, 2022
LASIK Price Differences: Real Cost of Cheap LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK Price Differences: Real Cost of Cheap LASIK Eye Surgery

There are a lot of cheap LASIK advertisements that can be misleading. Everyone loves a sale, but you shouldn’t shop around on something as precious as your vision. Read if cheap LASIK is worth it.

May 19, 2022
LASIK and Athletes: Benefits of Laser Eye Surgery for Sportsmen

LASIK and Athletes: Benefits of Laser Eye Surgery for Sportsmen

One of the most basic requirements for athletes is a clear vision and there are plenty of options to optimize it. Read this post about LASIK for sportsmen!

May 19, 2022
Kraff Eye Institute’s New Normal: COVID-19 Precautions & Measures

Kraff Eye Institute’s New Normal: COVID-19 Precautions & Measures

We are happy to announce our reopening. Considering the new normal, we at Kraff Eye Institute take all the preventive measures to provide full safety for our patients.

May 19, 2022
How Soon Can You Fly After Laser Eye Surgery?

How Soon Can You Fly After Laser Eye Surgery?

Once you’ve got your new vision, the world starts calling. But can you fly after LASIK eye surgery? This article will go over all the details.

May 19, 2022
Do You Need LASIK as a Member of Police?

Do You Need LASIK as a Member of Police?

Police officers have a challenging and dangerous job - they rely on vision more than most which can be corrected in many ways. Learn about LASIK for the police!

May 19, 2022
Why Are My Eyes Dry? Dry Eye Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Why Are My Eyes Dry? Dry Eye Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Dry eyes are a serious discomfort for many, sometimes to an extreme degree. It’s a condition usually caused by Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, which means your body isn’t producing enough protective...

May 19, 2022
Difference Between LASIK and LASEK

Difference Between LASIK and LASEK

As you know LASIK and LASEK are similar, what’s the difference between them? This short guide will go over all the details about LASEK vs LASIK.

May 19, 2022
Preparing for LASIK and Eye Surgery Aftercare in the Time of Coronavirus

Preparing for LASIK and Eye Surgery Aftercare in the Time of Coronavirus

Much of our new normal consists of wondering about how COVID-19 spreads and whether you are at risk. Many people have started wondering whether the coronavirus can spread through eyes.

May 19, 2022
Optic Neuropathy: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Optic Neuropathy: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Optic neuropathy is a catch-all term that refers to damage inflicted on the optic nerve in your eye. This is the nerve in the back of the eyeball that transfers visual information from your eye to...

May 19, 2022
LASIK Surgery: Pros and Cons

LASIK Surgery: Pros and Cons

For decades, LASIK eye surgery has been transforming lives and restoring vision to people all over the world. Over the years advancements have accelerated, incorporating new wavefront technology...

May 19, 2022
LASIK Eye Surgery Procedure Case Study

LASIK Eye Surgery Procedure Case Study

Many patients state LASIK as a life-changing procedure. Here’s a myopia case study featuring a patient from the Kraff Eye Institute.

May 19, 2022
Keratoconus: symptoms, causes & treatment

Keratoconus: symptoms, causes & treatment

Keratoconus is a condition that causes progressive thinning of the cornea over time. It tends to onset in a patient’s teens to early twenties and usually stabilizes sometime in their thirties.

May 19, 2022
Eye Strain: Symptoms, Causes, Relief, Treatment and Prevention

Eye Strain: Symptoms, Causes, Relief, Treatment and Prevention

Struggling with your vision and not sure what’s causing it? Let’s explore eye strain, why it happens and what you can expect from this common ailment.

May 19, 2022
What Is Glaucoma: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention?

What Is Glaucoma: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention?

Kraff Eye Institute explains all you need to know about glaucoma. Check the most common glaucoma causes, symptoms, treatment and medication options in this article!

May 19, 2022
Why Do You Need to Get an Eye Exam?

Why Do You Need to Get an Eye Exam?

When was the last time you had an eye exam? Chances are, you are overdue for your next eye test. You may not realize this, but eye exams are also about a lot more than just your vision.

May 19, 2022
Computer Vision Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Computer Vision Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Anyone who works at a computer all day knows that it can be bad for our health. We’ve known for years that staring at a screen all day can cause a host of problems, but have you ever stopped to...

May 19, 2022
Amblyopia and Strabismus: What’s the Difference

Amblyopia and Strabismus: What’s the Difference

Amblyopia and strabismus are two different conditions though they are closely related. You probably already know amblyopia as “lazy eye” and strabismus as being “cross-eyed.”

May 19, 2022
8 Warning Signs and Symptoms of Possible Eye Problems

8 Warning Signs and Symptoms of Possible Eye Problems

When your vision is impaired, your life changes. That’s why it’s important you have an eye doctor you can trust, and that you get regular eye check-ups. It’s also important to look out for common...

May 19, 2022
At What Age Can You Get LASIK and What Age Is the Best?

At What Age Can You Get LASIK and What Age Is the Best?

Are you wondering, what is the best age to have LASIK? When it comes to surgery, FDA regulations require patients to be at least 18 years of age. Read more!

March 15, 2022
RLE (Refractive Lens Exchange) vs. LASIK: What’s the Difference?

RLE (Refractive Lens Exchange) vs. LASIK: What’s the Difference?

There are some different procedures that can help improve vision. All you have to do is decide which one is right: refractive lens exchange or LASIK?

March 15, 2022
Does LASIK Eye Surgery Hurt?

Does LASIK Eye Surgery Hurt?

LASIK is one of the most common types of refractive eye surgeries performed today. The thought of having surgery on your eyes is never comforting, though.

March 15, 2022
8 Easy Eye Exercises To Improve Vision: Techniques and Tips

8 Easy Eye Exercises To Improve Vision: Techniques and Tips

Vision therapy has been shown to improve certain conditions involving eye alignment and focusing. Read the post about eye exercises to improve vision!

March 15, 2022
Vision and Aviation: Consider LASIK for Pilots

Vision and Aviation: Consider LASIK for Pilots

Although glasses and contact lenses are certainly options, pilot laser eye surgery can be an attractive alternative.

March 15, 2022
Benefits of LASIK for Firefighters

Benefits of LASIK for Firefighters

Can a firefighter have LASIK? Absolutely, in fact, refractive surgery is perfectly suited to this type of work. Learn about LASIK advantages for firefighters in this article.

March 15, 2022

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