How LASIK can free you from the restraints of bifocals

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Feb 6, 2023 11:37:51 AM

Bifocals are eyeglasses that feature two lens powers, allowing wearers to see both near and far objects. In the past, individuals with bifocal vision had no choice but to wear special glasses or contact lenses in order to correct their vision. However, LASIK (Laser-Assisted in situ Keratomileusis) can now free them from this dependence on eyewear. This procedure uses a laser beam combined with sophisticated computer technology to reshape the cornea of the eye, correcting refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. It is important for patients considering LASIK who use bifocals to understand what they should expect before and after undergoing surgery as there are certain factors that need to be taken into account during evaluation for eligibility for this procedure.

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Will I be able to see better at night after LASIK?

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Oct 27, 2022 4:30:00 AM

Most people think that LASIK will improve their night vision. And yes, it will! But the question is: will you actually be able to see better at night? 



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How Long After LASIK Can I Play Video Games?

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Sep 15, 2022 1:12:24 PM

Much like screen time, video games can be played as a way to wind down after a long day or hype yourself up after winning and advancing to the next level. The question arises as we wonder if screen time affects the healing process for LASIK or how long after LASIK can we play video games. But don’t you worry, you can enjoy playing video games after LASIK! The same goes for watching TV, scrolling on your phone, and resuming computer use after LASIK.

Be cautious when utilizing your eyes when playing video games or having screen time because you may blink less frequently; which introduces some dryness to your eyes.

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