Category Archives: LASIK

Why LASIK May Be a Better Solution Than Glasses or Contact Lenses

LASIK is one of the safest elective surgical procedures in the world. LASIK treats common refractive errors such as near-sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism. The surgery involves reshaping the cornea so that light can properly focus on the retina, resulting in clearer vision. Yet, laser eye surgery can make people nervous. If you have considered starting your LASIK journey, […]


To LASIK or Not To LASIK

That is the question, or rather the answer. If you’ve ever considered LASIK surgery to reduce or eliminate the need for contact lenses or glasses, you likely have A LOT of questions and we are here to answer them. So, let’s start with the basics. What is LASIK? LASIK stands for Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis and […]


The University of Louisville Refractive Surgery Training Program

This past year, the Suburban Excimer Laser Center began training the University of Louisville Ophthalmology Residents to perform LASIK. With support from Johnson & Johnson Vision, Dr. Richard Eiferman, Dr. Mark Cassol and myself became certified to provide LASIK training to the University of Louisville Residents. Johnson & Johnson Vision is providing our laser center […]


Why Choose Our Practice to Have LASIK Surgery?

Why choose our practice to have LASIK surgery? What doctor you choose to perform your LASIK procedure is a very important choice. So how do you make that decision? The first and probably most critical factor is whether the surgeon that you choose performs all aspects of the examination process before and after the procedure.  […]



What’s New in LASIK Today?

Lamellar-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, commonly known as LASIK, has been performed in the United States since the late 1990s. Prior to the introduction of LASIK, photorefractive keratectomy, or PRK, was the main refractive surgery procedure done in the U.S. PRK vs. LASIK The difference between the two procedures is that PRK uses an Excimer laser […]


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