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When to See a Doctor for Dry Eyes

July 20, 2021   |  Posted By admin

Dry eye syndrome is a group of symptoms caused by poor tear production. Not just made up of water, tears also contain mucus and oil that help lubricate and protect the surface of your eyes from injury or infection.

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How Much Does LASIK Cost?

June 15, 2021   |  Posted By admin

In 2021, the average cost of LASIK eye surgery in the United States is about $2,246 per eye. This price has been relatively stable since LASIK’s mass introduction to the public in the 1990s.

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Introducing the Silk Vision LASIK Center

May 10, 2021   |  Posted By admin

The team at Silk Vision & Surgical Center are proud to announce the official opening of the Silk Vision LASIK Center! The center features cutting edge technology including the WaveLight® Refractive Suite, the fastest refractive surgery platform available in the U.S.. This allows Silk Vision to dramatically enhance the precision, reliability, and safety of the laser vision correction procedure.
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What to Expect While Recovering From Cataract Surgery

January 19, 2021   |  Posted By admin

We discussed in our last blog post how you should prepare for cataract surgery. Most of the preparations were to make your recovery time short and without stress. In this blog post, we’re laying out what you should and shouldn’t do in the days and weeks following your procedure.
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How to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

December 15, 2020   |  Posted By admin

If you have been told that you have a cataract, you are definitely not alone. Each year in the United States, more than 2.5 million people seek cataract treatment and have cataract surgery.
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Keratoconus Treatment - Video by Dr. Silk

April 16, 2020   |  Posted By admin

Did you know Keratoconus affects 1 in every 2,000 people living in the U.S.? If you're unfamiliar with the disorder, Dr. Silk has created a video explaining what Keratoconus is and how we treat it at Silk Vision.