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Updated LASIK Research Yields Continued Positive Results

According to a May 20, 2016 article appearing on the American Refractive Surgery Council (ARSC) website entitled: “New Research: LASIK Safety and Performance Continue To Impress” Like any surgical procedure, LASIK is continually researched to ensure patient safety and effectiveness. Recent high-profile studies show LASIK earning high marks for safety, outcomes and patient satisfaction, according to a May 20, 2016 article on… Read More


Electing To Have LASIK Performed? Are You A Candidate?

Elections come down to two people. Electing to get LASIK, for example, ultimately comes down to you and your doctor. You decide if you want it, and your doctor determines if you’ll get the results you want, or if you’re a candidate for LASIK in the first place. Because not everyone is a candidate for this procedure, there… Read More


Financing LASIK: More Affordable Long Term?

To have LASIK or not to have LASIK is a big decision for your health, your vision and your checkbook. It’s perfectly normal to question if it’s worth it, regardless of how much money you have in the bank. For purposes of this blog, let’s assume you’re interested in it but want to look into… Read More


What To Look For In A LASIK Surgeon

So many LASIK surgeons advertise they’ve done thousands of procedures. That’s impressive, no doubt. And the number of procedures does say something for the surgeon’s level of experience. Like any surgery, however, quality over quantity applies to eye surgery, LASIK being no exception. The eye surgeon’s track record matters. It matters a lot because it… Read More


Does it matter how many LASIK procedures a surgeon has performed?

You’ve seen LASIK surgeons advertise they’ve done thousands of procedures. Certainly, this matters a lot. The number of procedures does say something for the surgeon’s level of experience. When you apply logic, lots of procedures equal a strong track record and skillful reputation. How many LASIK procedures a doctor can effectively perform in one day… Read More


LASIK Risk Versus Contact Lens Risk

LASIK surgery and contact lenses are both intended to correct vision problems. LASIK is designed to, at the very least, minimize the need for contacts (and glasses). For years it was assumed laser eye surgery was riskier than wearing contacts. That assumption suggests otherwise based on a study conducted by the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon… Read More


All you need to know about LASIK in 60 eye-opening minutes

Tuesday October 21 is your ticket to making a smarter, more informed decision about LASIK surgery. It all happens at the Eye Consultants of Texas Grapevine office, convenient to Fort Worth and Dallas. One of our doctors will shed plenty of light on LASIK costs, what to expect before, during and after surgery, and more…. Read More


Do recovery times differ after LASIK surgery?

Our Fort Worth and Dallas LASIK patients come from varied backgrounds. They have different careers, and their own individual interests. But each patient’s eyes are even more unique. In fact, you may have heard “your eyes are like fingerprints.” You may also be familiar with “eye recognition” as a form of identity verification already in… Read More


Recovery After LASIK Surgery

Dr. Labor has successfully performed LASIK surgery on patients from across Dallas/Fort Worth. Our LASIK patients come from various walks of life with their own individual careers, backgrounds, and interests. But everyone wants (and deserves) to know about their recovery and how long it will take. You may have heard that “your eyes are like… Read More


Clinical Study: Seeking Participants with Keratoconus or Corneal Ectasia

Do you suffer from keratoconus or corneal ectasia? Do you know someone who does? The Eye Consultants Research Foundation is seeking patients in the DFW metro region for a clinical research trial supported by Avedro, Inc. The trial studies an investigational treatment to stop or slow the progression of keratoconus and corneal ectasia. You may… Read More