is lasik worth it

Is LASIK Worth It? – How LASIK Can Change Your Life

Posted on May 9, 2017 by The Atlanta Vision Institute

Are you tired of wearing glasses or contacts every day? Has wearing eyeglasses held you back from your career or recreational activities? Have you ever felt self-conscious about wearing eyeglasses? Do you wish you didn’t have to keep shelling out more money for new contact lenses and supplies? Do you worry about possibly facing an […] Read more

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Diabetic Retinopathy and Other Diabetic Eye Problems

Posted on May 9, 2017 by The Atlanta Vision Institute

Diabetes is a metabolic disease where the body is unable to manufacture enough insulin or doesn’t use insulin well, resulting in elevated blood glucose (sugar) levels. Blood glucose is the body’s main source of energy and comes from the food you eat. Insulin is a hormone secreted by the pancreas which helps the glucose reach […] Read more

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Eye Health Tips – Some Medication May Harm Your Eyes

Posted on May 4, 2017 by The Atlanta Vision Institute

At the Atlanta Vision Institute, we care about your eye health and eyesight and are dedicated to helping you in any way we can. One way we do this is to stay on top of eye- and vision-related news stories in the media, so we can pass this information on to you. What follows are […] Read more

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Itchy Eyes? Watery Eyes? What You Need to Know

Posted on April 28, 2017 by The Atlanta Vision Institute

As a LASIK doctor and ophthalmologist practicing in the Atlanta area, Dr. Ashraf sees many patients with common eye disorders that may or may not be serious. Often people will call the Atlanta Vision Institute or send emails, inquiring whether certain symptoms warrant a visit to an eye doctor. Two symptoms people often ask about […] Read more

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Eye Safety: Discussing Sports and Lasik

Posted on April 25, 2017 by The Atlanta Vision Institute

What do Greg Maddux, Troy Aikman, LeBron James and Tiger Woods have in common? The most obvious answer is they are all talented athletes. What you may not know is that each of these famous individuals has had LASIK eye surgery, which not only provided them with clear vision but also helped them perform at […] Read more