At Providence Eye & Laser Specialist we always want to be educational and informative about general eye care and LASIK eye surgery. This new blog series is called “Ask Our Optometrist.” We will take commonly asked questions the Providence Eye office receives and have our talented and experienced optometrists, Dr. Vanessa Mills and Dr. Zach Engle, provide you with the information you need to know.
Q: I have recently discovered that I need … Continue
Getting a second opinion when it comes to your health can be imperative. From LASIK eye surgery to surgical considerations to general vision health concerns, Providence Eye & Laser Specialists sat down with Dr. Mozayeni to discuss why eye care patients and LASIK eye surgery hopefuls should consider seeking out second opinions from other certified medical professionals.
Q: Should a hopeful LASIK eye surgery patient feel bad about visiting more than one LASIK eye surgeon … Continue
Providence Eye & Laser Specialists sat down with founder and LASIK eye surgeon Dr. Mozayeni to discuss how LASIK eye surgery is both art and science.
Q. Dr. Mozayeni, as a cornea trained LASIK eye surgeon, what do you feel is the most important factor when considering LASIK eye surgery?
Dr. Mozayeni: I don’t think there is just one factor to be considered. There are three factors that I believe contribute to optimal results. They … Continue
There are numerous types of eye care specialists in the vision care industry today, the main two being ophthalmologists and optometrists. Providence Eye & Laser Specialists sheds some light on the differences between these two types of eye care specialists for boosted public education.
Ophthalmologists provide patients with comprehensive eye care. From general vision exams to surgical eye care, ophthalmologists are physicians and eye surgeons that attended medical school (4 years), completed an internship (1 … Continue
As we are all out and about, enjoying the outdoors during nicer, warmer weather, it is important to remember the importance of wearing sunglasses.
While sunglasses are essential for maintained retinal health throughout the year, wearing them during spring and summer months is vital, when the sun’s rays are much stronger. Eye care specialists heavily recommend wearing sunglasses whenever outside for maximized protection from the sun’s damaging UVA and UVB rays. Getting in the … Continue
Conferences, whether in the business world or medical world, are often given a bad rap. People often think they are all fun and games for the attendees, full of food, drinks and socializing, but very little work. However, this could not be further from the truth, especially when considering Providence Eye’s LASIK eye surgeon Dr. Mozayeni recent attendance at the annual American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Mozayeni found … Continue
Providence Eye & Laser Specialists discusses the ways in which many women view LASIK eye surgery as a procedure that requires quality planning and timing.
As moms, we make decisions all day, every day. Some decisions are fun, like deciding whether to go to the pool or Carowinds with the kids. We all like those kinds of decisions! Other decisions can be much bigger, with a larger affect, like deciding if your child should see … Continue
The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has deemed May “Healthy Vision Month.” So, here at Providence Eye & Laser Specialists, we thought we would share some tips on maintaining healthy vision.
The first step is maintaining a good schedule of annual eye exams. One common misconception eye care specialists see in the office is that if a person feels like they can see clearly, then they do not need an eye exam. This could not … Continue
As another Tax Day passes, people are deciding how to spend their tax refund. Many will spend it on vacation while others will spend it elsewhere. Providence Eye & Laser Specialists discusses how your tax refund can fund LASIK eye surgery.
In order to be deemed a suitable LASIK candidate, individuals must undergo a comprehensive LASIK consultation that analyzes factors such as corneal integrity, prescription stability and general ocular health. Should a patient be deemed … Continue