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What does 2020 vision mean?

What does 2020 vision mean?

Everyone has heard of 20/20 before. Maybe you heard someone boasting about their excellent eyes. Perhaps you heard an optician or a laser eye surgery provider talking about how great Lasik can be. We’ve all heard about it. But do we know what it really means? Or how...
Are Non-Prescription Contacts Safe to Wear?

Are Non-Prescription Contacts Safe to Wear?

Have you asked yourself recently, are non-prescription contacts safe to wear? Maybe you’re considering giving them a try? Read more below to find out if non-prescription colored contacts are right for you. According to the CDC, around 45 million people wear contacts...
How Long Does LASIK Last?

How Long Does LASIK Last?

As more people learn about the benefits and overwhelming success of LASIK surgery, more want to learn if they are candidates. Some of the most frequently asked questions Shreveport LASIK specialist Dr. Russ Van Norman gets are: how long does LASIK last? Does LASIK...
Online Astigmatism Tests

Online Astigmatism Tests

Are you currently experiencing blurred vision or difficulty seeing at night or other low-light conditions?  You may have astigmatism.  While online astigmatism tests can provide a starting point, let the experts at  Shreveport Eye Specialists help you determine if you...
What is the Laser Eye Surgery Age Limit?

What is the Laser Eye Surgery Age Limit?

One of the most common questions we get about LASIK is whether there is a laser eye surgery age limit. Good news: LASIK can be just as beneficial for older people as it is for their younger counterparts. There is no laser eye surgery age limit. If you have a stable...
How Much Does LASIK Cost For Astigmatism?

How Much Does LASIK Cost For Astigmatism?

LASIK is a laser surgery that reshapes the eye, allowing the patient to see clearly. It is effective for people with and without astigmatism, though the procedure is different for those with astigmatism. But how much does LASIK cost for astigmatism?  It might be...
How Much Does LASIK Cost?

How Much Does LASIK Cost?

How much does LASIK cost? LASIK eye surgery has never been more available to people with all types of visual impairments, even astigmatism. And, of course, the price has decreased quite a lot in the last few years, but out-of-pocket costs are still the greatest...
Post LASIK Care

Post LASIK Care

Proper post-op care is essential after every procedure, but especially on a body part as sensitive and fragile as the eyes. The most common procedure performed on the eyes is LASIK. Though the procedure itself has become exponentially safer and more effective in...
What is Prism Correction in Eyeglasses?

What is Prism Correction in Eyeglasses?

Prism correction is used in eyeglasses for people who have diplopia, or double vision. Diplopia is when a person sees two separate images of one object and can be present in either one or both eyes. In monocular diplopia, the double vision is present in only one eye...
Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

Can LASIK fix astigmatism? The short answer is that in most cases, yes, like other refractive errors in the eye, astigmatism can be fixed with the ultra-precise lasers used in a LASIK procedure. What is astigmatism? Though it sounds rather frightening, astigmatism is...