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Category: LASIK

10 Things You Need to Know Before LASIK Surgery

LASIK surgery can be a life-changing experience, but it’s important to arm yourself with knowledge of the basics — surgery cost, recovery time, risks, and aftercare — before undergoing the procedure. Here are 10 things to know before having LASIK surgery: Know Your Surgeon Research your options. Look for an experienced, board-certified ophthalmologist. Be sure… Read More

Wearing Makeup After LASIK Surgery

If you’re like many people, wearing makeup makes you feel more confident and it’s a great way to be creative on a daily basis. Where many makeup-wearers fall short, however, is in their makeup hygiene. Many people don’t think about all of the bacteria their makeup and tools can harbor over time. This can be… Read More

Can People With Severe Myopia Get LASIK?

Myopia is one of the most common vision problems in the world. In fact, by 2050, nearly 5 billion people will be myopic. Not many people understand what myopia is or how it can affect other aspects of your life (including your LASIK candidacy). What Is Myopia? Myopia is a refractive error that makes it difficult to… Read More

“The Laser Will Burn My Eyes” and Other LASIK Myths

Here at Minnesota Eye Consultants, we value our patients and want them to feel safe and comfortable while in our care. That’s why we like to periodically take some time to bust common LASIK myths. We find that the more a patient knows about what happens during the procedure, how it works, and what happens during recovery,… Read More

VIDEO: Listen to What Our Patients Are Saying

Our mission is to preserve, restore, and enhance vision through research, teaching and providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients. We keep these goals in mind each and every day as we set forth to care for our patients. Our hope is that you truly feel our warmth, determination and compassion at… Read More

Can You Wear Makeup After LASIK?

People wear makeup for a number of reasons. It can help with confidence, looking more “put together”, and serve as a creative outlet. There is no question that makeup is an everyday part of a lot of people’s lives. So, it’s not uncommon that we get a few people now and then who don’t like… Read More

Back to School: Say Goodbye to Glasses This Fall

Preparing to go back to school can be pretty stressful. The last thing you want when signing up for classes, buying textbooks, and preparing for the fall semester is to deal with buying a new pair of glasses. They’re expensive, annoying and you’ll just have to buy a new pair when they break or get… Read More

The Facts on LASIK Complications: Should You be Concerned?

When researching laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK, it is important to understand both the benefits and the risks of the procedure. Making an educated decision on whether or not LASIK is for you is a decision we don’t take lightly, and we want to be sure you have some great, reliable resources when… Read More

Life After LASIK: What Should You Expect?

LASIK surgery can be life changing, but in what ways will life after LASIK be different? This all depends on the person, of course, but there are some things you should definitely expect to experience after LASIK surgery. Here at Minnesota Eye Consultants, it is our job to make sure LASIK patients come in with… Read More

Everything You Can Expect During Your LASIK Consultation

You have finally decided to ditch your contacts and glasses for good and upgrade your vision with LASIK. You have scheduled your consultation, but you probably still have many questions. What is the procedure like? What should I expect? Don’t worry – take a deep breath. Here is everything you can expect during your LASIK… Read More