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History of Excimer Lasers and Why Alcon EX500 in LA Is Arguably the Best

Excimer Lasers & Alcon EX500 for Eye Surgery in L.A.

Excimer laser technology has played a fundamental role in catapulting LASIK to the prominent position it now occupies in the world of vision correction. Prior to the development of the laser, surgeons corrected refractive errors by reshaping the cornea with traditional surgical tools like microkeratomes (blades) and cryolathes. But these procedures had frequent complications and… Continue reading

5 Misconceptions of LASIK: Why You Should Opt for this Life-Changing Procedure

5 Misconceptions of LASIK L.A.

LASIK is a commonly misunderstood procedure. With so much information available in the Digital Age, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction. The technology has had many iterations over the last 20 years, advancing by leaps and bounds as we arrive at the apex of technology development and success! To help set the… Continue reading

LASIK Eye Surgery: The One Thing You Should Never Buy on Groupon or Other Discount Sites

LASIK Eye Surgery

Group buying sites like Groupon and Living Social offer thousands of amazing deals on all kinds of consumer goods and services. You can find deep discounts on everything from meals to vacations to diamond jewelry. However, the team at Laser Eye Center agrees that one thing you should never buy on the basis of a… Continue reading

The Benefits of Shifting from Microkeratome-Based LASIK to All-Laser LASIK

When LASIK was first approved by the FDA in 1995, surgeons used a handheld blade called a microkeratome to perform the first step of the laser eye surgery: creating the corneal flap. After manually making the flap with the microkeratome device, the surgeon then used an excimer laser to reshape the cornea. Although the second… Continue reading

Contoura™: Redefining Quality of Vision

Contoura, the next generation in Laser Vision Correction

At Laser Eye Center™, our team shares a steadfast commitment to offering our patients best-in-class treatment for the correction of refractive errors. We thoroughly vet all of the available technology and only invest in systems that have been shown to deliver exceptional outcomes, while minimizing the risk of side effects. Our laser eye surgeons have… Continue reading