lazy eye and strabismus

Because strabismus can sometimes cause a lazy eye, the two terms are often used interchangeably. However, they are very different conditions. Luckily, one of the similarities they do share is that they’re both treatable! What is Strabismus? Commonly known as being “cross-eyed,” strabismus is a condition that affects how your eyes are aligned. When this […]

Q&A with Dr. Wasserman

Who needs Google when you have Dr. Wasserman ready and willing to answer all the questions you’ve ever wanted to ask about LASIK, eye care, and what it’s like working as an ophthalmologist! How did you get interested in LASIK surgery and ophthalmology? Dr. Wasserman: I wanted to be in a happy field and be […]

We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but LASIK is considered an elective or cosmetic surgery, which means it’s not fully covered by most insurance plans. But fear not! Many insurance agencies do offer a courtesy discount to their customers who want to get LASIK, so the overall cost may be lower than […]

Is LASIK painful?

When it comes to myths surrounding LASIK surgery, this is one we hear all too often — LASIK surgery and/ or the recovery is painful. We couldn’t be more delighted to tell you that, that is anything but true! Does the LASIK Procedure Hurt? In short — no! Before the procedure begins, your doctor will […]