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FAQ

Leevision Eye Care is dedicated to providing the best information and service to our current and potential patients. Below are a number of commonly frequent questions and answers by our patients. If you have any questions regarding procedures, credentials, or symptoms, please feel free to submit questions below.

It depends on what procedure you are being seen for. If you are visiting for a routine eye exam, it could take up to 30 minutes to an hour. If you are visiting for a surgery, it could take up to two hours for the total visitation time.

It depends on what procedure you will have performed. You may need to arrange a ride, as your vision may be blurred from dilation.

No, please avoid low-cost LASIK. LASIK is a surgery and you should have it performed by a board certified ophthalmologist. A good surgeon will spend years to perfect the craft and they will charge a price that will reflect their expertise. Please take in account the surgeon’s experience, the type of lasers used for the procedure, diagnostic technology and follow-up care.

There are risk to consider with any surgical procedure, However serious complications with LASIK or PRK are extremely rare. There are clinical studies that document vision-reducing complications from LASIK is less than one percent. The risks associated with the complications of this procedure can eliminated through careful patient selection and through diagnostic with the latest diagnostic technology.

Many health conditions affect the health of the eyes, such as High Blood Pressure and Diabetes.

Cataract is the clouding of the lens of the eye, located behind the pupil. Just as lens of a camera help focus the light onto the film, the lens of our eye focuses light on the back of the eye, called the retina. As we grow older, our lens naturally becomes cloudy resulting in decreased vision and cataracts begin to form.

Symptoms of cataracts include halos, glares, loss of color perception, and decrease of visual acuity. The results of cataracts are manifested with the difficulty of seeing road signs, reading, photosensitivity, and other vision impairment.

When we age into our forties and beyond it’s a natural part of the aging process for the vision acuity to decrease. This can be corrected with prescription or nonprescription reading glasses or bifocals.

Yes, in most cases people with eye diseases such as glaucoma and cataracts are prone to have a family history of such diseases. We recommended a routine eye exam for people in their forties with a family history of eye diseases such as glaucoma and cataracts.