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Q & A on iLASIK & Curling With Brad Gushue

February 24th, 2017 (No Comments)

Q & A on iLASIK & Curling With Brad Gushue, Olympic Gold Medalist   Q:  What was the defining moment for you, in deciding you wanted your eyes corrected? A:  It was looking down at the other end and not being able to see it quite clearly. I knew it was time to do something […]

iLasik vs Bladeless

March 24th, 2016 (No Comments)

iLasik vs. Bladeless We’ve talked a lot about blade vs. bladeless. We’ve shown the outstanding benefits of bladeless all laser iLASIK over LASIK conventional blade. All laser iLASIK (bladeless) procedure is quick, virtually painless, and the results are outstanding. All branches of the U.S. Military and NASA endorse iLASIK for their servicemen and woman after […]

Conventional LASIK vs. iLASIK

February 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

Conventional LASIK vs. iLASIK Vision correction has come so far from the first eye glasses introduced in the 13th century, we have evolved from specs to surgeries. The first Laser Vision correction surgeries started with PRK in early 1990’s, followed by the LASIK procedure late 1990’s and then iLASIK in the early-mid 2000’s. If you […]

Fact or Fiction: Discussing LASIK Myths

October 15th, 2015 (No Comments)

Laser Vision Correction procedures have been around for 20 years now, constantly making progressive changes in technology, treatment plans, and financing options. As with any other surgical procedure, your first instinct is to gather as much information as possible in order to help with your decision to move forward. For as long as laser vision […]

Life after LASIK

July 17th, 2015 (No Comments)

You can begin enjoying the advantages of LASIK immediately after the procedure! The recovery process is so quick that, if your workplace has a low risk of eye injury, you can return to work one day after getting LASIK. Before you can enjoy your new eyes, it’s important to follow the doctor’s instructions and be […]

How to Delay the Progression of Cataracts

June 15th, 2015 (No Comments)

Did you know that more than 2.5 million Canadians have cataracts? With a number like that, chances are you probably know someone who either has, or has had cataracts. Since June is Cataract Awareness Month, we’re here to shed some light on this prevalent eye disease. It’s important to know that symptoms of cataracts are […]

3 Reasons Why LASIK is an Investment in Your Vision

May 26th, 2015 (No Comments)

LASIK is the permanent vision correction procedure for common vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. It is a popular procedure for a number of reasons, but never having to wear glasses and/or contact lenses again is a major one. Even though thousands of Canadians have had LASIK to correct their vision, there are […]

How to Protect Your Eyes from the Sun

May 15th, 2015 (No Comments)

When most people think about sun protection, they’re usually concerned with protecting their skin. But did you know your eyes could sunburn too? Since May is UV Safety Month in Canada, we’re here to shed some light on why it’s important to protect your eyes from the sun – all year round! The Sun and […]

Eye Alert! Seasonal Spring Allergies

March 31st, 2015 (No Comments)

As we say so long to the cold winter days here in Newfoundland and warmly welcome spring, we’re not so welcoming to the seasonal allergies that breed at this time of year. Pollen gets dispensed into the air, which can unfortunately make eyes dry, itchy, red, puffy, swollen and watery. With this much irritation it […]

LASIK in the Long-Term

February 25th, 2015 (No Comments)

Laser eye surgery has come a long way since it was first performed in 1990 in Canada. Not only was Dr. Bense the first surgeon to introduce the procedure to Eastern Canada more than 20 years ago, but he has also become one of the most successful eye surgeons in the country. He is committed […]