How Was LASIK Invented?

The story of the invention of LASIK is a very interesting one. It is a fairly recent practice that exploded into popularity and has quickly become one of the safest surgeries in the world with improved technology coming out all of the time. Perhaps the most interesting part of the history is the fact that… Read More


Why Can’t I Drive Myself Home After LASIK?

You did your research, found the right LASIK surgeon, and are following the pre-op directives to the letter. It’s almost time for your LASIK surgery and you are so excited! Your only problem is the inconvenience of having to be driven home by a friend or family member after your procedure. It would be so… Read More


4 Springtime Activities That are Better After LASIK

Spring is officially here and the weather is finally starting to warm up. This is the time of year when most people begin looking forward to outdoor activities. But did you know those these activities are even more fun with 20/20 vision? Let’s look at four springtime activities that are better after LASIK surgery. Outdoor… Read More


5 Important Questions to Ask Your LASIK Surgeon

Thinking about having LASIK surgery can be a daunting task for many people. First, you have to overcome your fears and uncertainties about the surgery itself. Then you need to find a surgeon you trust to perform the procedure. Fortunately, there are many highly qualified surgeons you can choose from. And to help you get… Read More


Can I Get LASIK Twice?

LASIK surgery has an incredibly high success rate – around 98% of people are happy with their results. For the other 2%, however, they don’t share that experience. As safe and effective as LASIK surgery is, it is not unheard of for people to need a secondary LASIK procedure. You definitely can get LASIK twice… Read More


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