The Top 5 Most Common Questions About LASIK

If you are considering LASIK surgery then odds are you have a ton of questions. And we think it is important that you get those questioned answered. If your questions are answered, you will make a better-informed decision. And if you decide to go ahead with LASIK, you will be more comfortable going into the… Read More


What You Can Expect During LASIK Surgery

We have written at length about the reasons why you should consider LASIK surgery. The benefits are well-documented and the risks are incredibly low. But you may still have some lingering questions about the surgery itself. How long is it? Will you feel anything during the procedure? Will you have to stay in recovery for… Read More


The 5 Most Common Fears About LASIK Surgery

Many people are interested in having LASIK surgery but are hesitant due to some sort of fear. This is completely normal as there is no way to know what LASIK will be like until you have gone through this experience yourself. At Atlantic Eye Center, we believe that the best way to combat these fears… Read More


4 Activities that are More Fun after LASIK Surgery

Have you considered LASIK surgery in the past but backed out because you were scared of what the surgery would entail? If so, you aren’t alone as many people won’t even consider LASIK due to their uncertainties about the procedure. The truth is LASIK has improved the lives of millions of people worldwide. So just… Read More


5 Reasons Why You Should Consider LASIK Surgery

If you are considering LASIK surgery, you may feel a combination of excitement and nervousness. This is completely normal! You are excited about the freedom LASIK can give you but nervous and unsure of what to expect. The most common response we hear from our patients who have undergone LASIK surgery is, “Why did I… Read More


LASIK and the Importance of Corneal Thickness

If you have seriously been considering LASIK surgery, the chances are good that this is not the first article you have read on the procedure. In fact, you are probably fairly familiar with the basics of LASIK by now, including the criteria that distinguish suitable candidates from those who would be better served by PRK… Read More


LASIK and Patient Age

If you are thinking about undergoing LASIK surgery, a permanent treatment for refractive errors, you may be considering a number of factors. How much does LASIK cost? Will it hurt? Is the surgery safe? But one thing that many patients don’t consider is how their age will affect their candidacy for LASIK surgery. At Atlantic… Read More


LASIK and Teens

If you are a teenager and you have refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, you may already be frustrated with your reliance on eyeglasses and contact lenses to see clearly. You may be interested in a more permanent laser vision correction option such as LASIK. LASIK is a surgical procedure in which surgeons… Read More


PRK vs. LASIK: Which Refractive Surgery Is Better?

The team at Atlantic Laser Vision Center has helped countless patients throughout the Monmouth County area see clearly again. We offer the latest in refractive surgery procedures, including PRK (photorefractive keratectomy)and LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis). A number of prospective patients have asked us how PRK compares to LASIK. Let’s take a moment to look… Read More


What Is PRK Recovery Like?

For patients who aren’t good candidates for LASIK or who wish to avoid the risk of flap complications associated with that procedure, PRK offers a potentially ideal alternative. The actual procedure differs from LASIK only in how the stromal layer of the cornea – the corneal tissue that is reshaped by the excimer laser –… Read More