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Got Funds? Why You Should Spend FSA/HSA Dollars on LASIK

Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is a surgical procedure that corrects vision by reshaping the cornea, the clear front part of the eye. LASIK helps most people achieve 20/20 vision or better without glasses or contact lenses and has a high patient satisfaction rate.  If your employer offers a flexible spending account (FSA) or health… Read More

8 Ways to Get Diabetes Under Control Before LASIK

One of the most common complications of diabetes is diabetic retinopathy, a condition that damages the blood vessels in the retina and can lead to vision loss. Diabetic retinopathy can also affect your eligibility for LASIK surgery, a popular procedure that corrects refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. If you have diabetes and… Read More

Eye Spy 5 Frightening Contact Lens Facts

If you are thinking of wearing contact lenses to spice up your Halloween costume this year, think twice. Contact lenses are medical devices that require proper fitting and care. Using them without a prescription or proper hygiene can lead to serious eye infections or even blindness.  Even prescription contacts can cause these complications, but non-prescription… Read More

Healthy Aging Eye Month: What to Know About Vision as We Age

Your eyes are amazing! They can detect colors, shapes, light, movements and even emotions. They help you learn, work, play and enjoy life. But they also need some TLC to remain healthy and prevent problems like glaucoma, macular degeneration and dry eye syndrome.  That’s why September’s Healthy Aging Eye Month is so important. It reminds… Read More

5 Things Teachers Can Do to Help Students Excel

As a teacher or a parent, you want your students to achieve their academic goals and become lifelong learners. But how can you help them succeed in the classroom and beyond?  In honor of National School Success Month, here are some reminders of strategies you can use to support your students’ learning and motivation. Feedback… Read More

6 Ways Sunshine Can Damage Eyes (and What to Do About It)

“Sunshine on my shoulder makes me happy …” John Denver was on to something when he penned those soothing lyrics. A daily dose of natural light lifts mood, boosts alertness and helps our bodies produce the vitamin D we need to stave off the aging process. It’s essential to a better quality of life. But… Read More

Celebrate Freedom … from Glasses and Contacts

As you celebrate America’s birthday, why not get yourself a present? The gift of freedom from contacts and glasses. The confidence and peace of mind that come with good vision are liberating. If you’re chained to bulky prescription eyeglasses and the taxing responsibility of contact lenses, exercise the unalienable right to better sight. Here are… Read More

4 Signs Someone You Love Is Struggling with Poor Vision

Vision changes can be sneaky. It’s true: Humans have a remarkable ability to adjust to subtle changes in the senses – often without realizing they’re doing it. This is certainly the case with visual changes, which people often either don’t notice, or simply accept as a natural part of life.  Sometimes it takes objective observations… Read More

M Is for the Many Ways Mom Will Love LASIK

What do you give the woman who has given you everything – love, compassion, education and life itself? How about the gift of better eyesight? This Mother’s Day, help your mom to have a better quality of life through improved vision. Over the years, Lake Lazer Eye Center has helped thousands of mothers achieve freedom… Read More

4 Smart Plays to Protect Your Eyes in Sports Eye Safety Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, and not a moment too soon: Spring is when players of all stripes are headed out into the fields or onto the courts to face off in spirited gamesmanship. The easiest way to up your game? Making sure an injury doesn’t take you out of it. Here are our… Read More