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All About LASIK & Cataracts


Vision FAQ and Eye Surgery Insights 

Is there any way to delay cataracts?

Why is my vision hazy right after LASIK?

Why can’t I see up close with my glasses anymore?

What is a stye and how can I avoid getting one?

Is it true that you can get mites on your eyelashes if they’re not cleaned regularly?

How does the “better one, better two” test work?

What is LASIK? [Video]

Why does my optometrist tell me I’m not a candidate for LASIK?

Can I have RLE after a corneal transplant?

What if my flap moves after LASIK?

How can you ensure my eye is healthy enough to have LASIK surgery?

Why should you NOT wait to have LASIK?

I had LASIK four years ago and my eyes are blurry. Is this from my surgery or is something new?

Can LASIK fix my scars from contacts?

What is chromatic aberration and does it happen to our eyeballs?

Is there a minimum age for LASIK? If so, what is it?

What are your predictions on the future of lasers and laser technology?

How long does LASIK surgery last?

Does astigmatism prevent me from having LASIK surgery?

Can someone with a pterygium have a LASIK procedure?

Does astigmatism prevent me from having LASIK surgery?

What did the trial errors and outcomes of LASIK look like when it was first developed?

Can you see better after LASIK surgery, compared to glasses/contact lenses?

Do you know any good optometrists?

Why do patients have halos for a few months after surgery?

Is there anything a person can do after LASIK, other than drops or sunglasses, to extend the longevity of the procedure?

Why do patients have dry eyes for a few months after surgery?

Does LASIK cause “floaters” in my vision?

My vision seems to be fluctuating after LASIK, what’s going on?

Can I go to sleep right after LASIK?

How important is technology when choosing a LASIK surgeon?

Is it normal for my eyes to water after LASIK? When will it stop?

I want LASIK, but I’m anxious. Do you sedate your patients for LASIK?

Can I mess up my LASIK surgery?

Does LASIK fix double vision?

Why is my near vision bad?

What makes it so I cannot see far away?

Top 10 reasons it’s no fun to wear glasses.

How hard is it to be a LASIK surgeon?

Why is all-laser LASIK better?

What are the different ways to fix astigmatism?

Why is there less of a chance for LASIK if I’m farsighted?

I’ve always had good vision. Why am I having trouble reading now?

Can LASIK make me see better than when I wear glasses?

How do I know if I have cataracts?

What should I look for in a cataract surgeon?

Are contacts bad for your eyes?

How much is LASIK?

What is the best age and life-stage to get LASIK?

Why do I have to get dilated during my consultation?

What kind of LASIK results can I expect?

Are there other options besides LASIK?

Why can I “taste” my eye drops after LASIK surgery?

5 LASIK myths busted

Why do my cataracts seem worse when I drive at night?

How do I know I’m getting cataracts?

What are secondary cataracts?

Is lifestyle a factor in determining my candidacy for LASIK?

How can I best prepare for my LASIK surgery?

What makes for “the best” LASIK, or is it all the same?

Is ditching my glasses/contacts for LASIK worth it?

What does it look like when LASIK goes wrong?

Can LASIK fix cataracts?

What percentage of refractive surgery candidates do you decline?

Will LASIK affect my night vision?

Bladed vs. bladeless LASIK: still worth debating?

Is there an additional cost for a LASIK enhancement?

What are the odds I’ll need a LASIK enhancement?

What is a LASIK enhancement?

What does an ICL look like — and how big is it?

If I don’t need glasses, will LASIK make my vision better?

Are ICLs better than LASIK?

Should my LASIK surgeon be board certified?

What kind of care will I need after LASIK?

When can I wear eye makeup after LASIK?

Are your surgeons incentivized to “up-sell” vision correction?

Will I be able to see 20/20 with RLE?

Does RLE really prevent me from getting cataracts?

What is ORA, and how can it give me a great RLE result?

What are the chances I’ll still need glasses after RLE?

What are my lens options for RLE?

Why do other RLE surgeons fix one eye at a time?

I tried monovision and hated it. Is there another option?

Should my RLE surgeon be board certified?

Will RLE affect my night vision?

What are the side-effects of RLE?

RLE Goals: Distance and Near Vision without Glasses

Why does RLE cost more than LASIK?

What kind of RLE results can I expect?

What is the best age and life-stage to get RLE?

What is an intra-ocular lens (IOL)?

What makes me an RLE candidate vs LASIK candidate?

What is Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)?

Does LASIK “wear off”?

What is a “board certified” ophthalmologist?

Is “screen time” unhealthy for my (and my kids’) eyes?

What is the RLE surgery process like?

What is SBK, and is it better than LASIK?

One doctor says I’m a LASIK candidate, one says I’m not. Why?

What are the risks of LASIK eye surgery?

PRK recovery: what to expect during the healing process

What is refractive surgery?

Can I wear contacts while on oral contraceptives?

Why do some eyeglasses cost so much?

How to safely watch the solar eclipse

How long does LASIK take?

I put on my glasses to read. Others take theirs off. Why?

Can I get my near vision fixed without losing distance vision?

3 fad workouts that don’t mix with your contacts

What is “20/20” vision?

Thoughts on choosing a LASIK provider

Top 5 quotes Dr. Hunter hears about glasses & contacts

What is color blindness, and do I have it?

Why does my eye twitch?

Can I change my eye color?

Does LASIK help dry eyes?

You may not need toric contact lenses for astigmatism

Can I get LASIK while pregnant or breastfeeding?

What is the SMILE procedure, and why don’t you do it?

Why am I “not a candidate” for vision correction?

What is the Raindrop inlay and how can it help me?

Why do bright objects leave spots in my vision?

Why did I stop tolerating contact lenses?

Is vision insurance worth it?

You will get cataracts, unless…

How old do I have to be to get LASIK?

Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?

Are contact lenses really riskier than LASIK?

Is there a newer/better vision correction technology than LASIK?

Why does my prescription keep changing?

How do I know if I have an infection from my contact lens?

Three powerful questions to ask your LASIK surgeon

Glasses since middle school. Could LASIK help me?

Will reading in dim light damage my vision?

I want to get RLE to avoid cataracts. Does insurance cover it?

I’m farsighted. Can LASIK help my vision?

Should I get “refractive” or “standard” cataract surgery?

Daily vs. extended wear contacts: which is right for me?

Is it dangerous for me to sleep in my contacts?

LASIK vs. ASA: what’s the difference?

Contact lenses blurry? Here’s why.

Restoring near vision: RLE or LASIK?

Can I go blind from LASIK?

Can LASIK fix a lazy eye?

Can LASIK fix astigmatism?

Will eating carrots help my eyes?

Is LASIK safe for mixed martial arts fighters?

On Wisdom and Cataracts

Cataract Surgery vs. Refractive Lens Exchange

I got LASIK years ago, but now I need glasses. Can you fix it?

Dry Eyes After LASIK (Part Two)

Dry Eyes After LASIK (Part One)

Should I get LASIK done one eye at a time?

The top 8 reasons people choose us for vision correction

What does a LASIK technician do? A look inside their world

Freedom, fireworks and the Watermelon 5k

The subtle science of artificial tears

My First-Hand Experience Recovering from Surgery

Can any ophthalmologist perform LASIK?

ASCRS: The Refractive Surgeon’s Woodstock

“What if I blink or move my eye during LASIK?”

To those who worry they could go blind from laser eye surgery

Should I wait to get LASIK until the technology improves?

Autorefractors: Rise of the Machines

My first experience performing LASIK surgery

What makes someone a non-candidate for LASIK?

Why You Shouldn't Choose LASIK Based on Price

Do you have any rituals for LASIK eye surgery?

What eye surgery technology would you most like to see advanced?

About Ortho-K contacts for overnight vision correction

The secret behind your cat’s night vision

How did you choose the name "Hunter Vision"?

Why do I have to get dilated at a LASIK consultation?

Why remove my contacts for a LASIK consultation?

What makes eagle eyes so powerful?

How long will I be out of work after LASIK?

What are those spots I see floating in my vision?

The Best LASIK Surgeons in the U.S.

Can I get LASIK if I hurt my eye as a kid?

Can computer screens compromise my eye health?

Can cataracts grow back?

Post-Op LASIK Stories

What Career Would You Have Chosen If Not Ophthalmology?

When I Had LASIK, by Joel Hunter, M.D.

Can I mess up my laser eye surgery?

Does LASIK Hurt?

Will Insurance Ever Cover LASIK?

Cataract Surgery, Part 2

Cataract Surgery, Part 1

Why practice ophthalmology?

Why did you choose to become an eye surgeon?

LASIK Enhancements Explained

Tough Questions for Your LASIK Doctor

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Hunter Vision Brings New LASIK Technology to Central Florida

Answers to the top 5 LASIK questions

26th Annual Durrie Fellows’ Reunion

Seeing is Believing

The What and Why of Hunter Vision LASIK

Many people seeing benefits of tax-free LASIK

We send people elsewhere

“Look at all options when choosing a LASIK provider”

The Road to Hunter Vision: Part 3

The Road to Hunter Vision: Part 2

My brother is my LASIK surgeon. Here’s why I chose him.

What's a Fellowship?

Taking Care of Family

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