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red flags

Finding Red Flags: Signs a LASIK Surgeon Is Not Right for You

Friday, July 20 2018 3:23 PM
Categorized In LASIK
While there are thousands of highly-qualified eye surgeons across the country who perform LASIK, how do you decide which one is the best for you? Depending on where you live, you might be limited to just one or two surgeons in your area. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn&r… Read Article
The cost of LASIK

Weighing The Cost of LASIK: 4 Questions To Ask Yourself

Thursday, June 21 2018 11:18 AM
Categorized In LASIK
What is the best money you have ever spent on yourself? Was it a vacation? An outfit or pair of shoes? Maybe it was a gadget like a drone or something bigger like an ATV.   Consider your answer for a minute. What made it so worth it? The delight of the experience? The… Read Article
New research

New Research: LASIK Safety and Performance Continue To Impress

Friday, June 1 2018 4:44 PM
Categorized In LASIK
Several updated studies, presented by the medical organization of surgeons who specialize in vision correction and cataract surgeries, gave LASIK surgery high marks for safety, outcomes, and patient satisfaction. These studies show that LASIK is more likely to ease symptoms of … Read Article
Digital Devices

How Digital Devices Are Affecting Your Eyes

Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:58 AM
Categorized In LASIK
We wake and check our phones, turn on the TV, go to work to sit in front of a laptop or monitor, then go home to Netflix and chill.  We spend the majority of our days looking at screens, big and small. Research from The Vision Council shows more than 83 percent of American… Read Article
Glasses prescription

Does My Glasses Prescription Qualify Me for LASIK?

Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:38 PM
Categorized In LASIK
If it’s time to get new glasses—and you’re tired of breaking, bending, crushing or losing your current pair—it might be time to start thinking about other options… like LASIK. Today, LASIK works to correct a variety of common vision problems for g… Read Article
How long does LASIK last?

How Long Does LASIK Last?

Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:00 PM
Categorized In LASIK
One of the major concerns we hear from potential LASIK candidates is that their corrected vision only lasts a few years. While each patient brings his or her own set of specific criteria, there’s mounting evidence that LASIK techniques of all kinds are… Read Article
Tips for LASIK

5 Tips for Talking to Your LASIK Doctor

Tuesday, March 13 2018 11:12 AM
Categorized In LASIK
More than 16 million people have benefited from having LASIK eye surgery over the last 20 years. However, according to an American Refractive Surgery Council survey, of the 80 percent of people who need vision correction and are thinking about LASIK, only two percent actually ma… Read Article
Winter athletes

Why Excellent Vision Matters for Winter Athletes

Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:04 PM
Categorized In LASIK
For winter sports athletes with Olympic-sized dreams, it’s easy to see why competitive athletes choose vision correction procedures to boost their competitive edge. However, athletes – especially those training in sports such as hockey, skiing, snowbo… Read Article
LASIK complications

The LASIK Complications Facts: Should You Worry?

Wednesday, January 31 2018 2:21 PM
Categorized In LASIK
If you are thinking about having your vision improved with a laser vision correction procedure such as LASIK, you are naturally going to want to know about the potential for LASIK complications. It is natural to worry, and healthy to investigate the risks, along with the be… Read Article
How does LASIK work?

How Does LASIK Work? Everything You Need to Know About LASIK Eye Surgery

Friday, January 5 2018 2:54 PM
Categorized In LASIK
Approved by the FDA nearly 20 years ago, LASIK is a household name around the conversation of vision. Need glasses? You better get LASIK eye surgery. Did the ref make a bad call? He definitely needs LASIK. Want to be a superhero and shoot lasers from your eyes? Get LASIK. But, … Read Article
LASIK Bargains

Evaluating A LASIK Bargain: 4 Facts You Need To Know

Wednesday, December 20 2017 4:34 PM
Categorized In LASIK
You likely have seen a low LASIK price or heard a LASIK ad with offers as low as $99. Offers such as these may sound too good to be true and leave you feeling confused and uneasy. Here are four facts about the cost of LASIK to help you deconstruct these low price deals and eval… Read Article

A Popular Financing Option For LASIK: FSAs and HSAs

Thursday, November 30 2017 11:37 AM
Categorized In LASIK
For the tax year 2017, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service announced new contribution limits for Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA). This year, an individual can set aside up to $2,600 in a health FSA and up to $3,400 in an HSA. In… Read Article
Should I Get LASIK

Are You Wondering: Should I get LASIK?

Friday, November 17 2017 12:56 PM
Categorized In LASIK
Should I get LASIK? If you struggle with glasses or contact lenses in order to see well, you may be asking yourself this very question.  Asking questions – a lot of questions –  is the best way to determine if it’s right for you. Because, frankl… Read Article
Dr. Burke

20/15 Vision Twelve Years After LASIK

Thursday, June 29 2017 12:02 PM
Categorized In LASIK
As a 22-year-old wrestling coach, John Burke hadn’t given much thought to his eyesight. Whether it was good or bad never really occurred to him. That is, until one of his wrestlers asked him to hold his glasses during practice. “I decided to put them on, as a joke, … Read Article

How Failing to Qualify for LASIK Saved One Patient's Eyesight

Wednesday, May 31 2017 2:21 PM
Categorized In LASIK
Natalee Schalk had worn glasses and contacts for years. Yet, every time she had a vision check-up at Grene Vision, she couldn’t help but notice the sign advertising free LASIK consultations at Grene Laser.   “I asked about it and my doctor said, "Yeah, you'd pr… Read Article

Ten Reasons Why Glasses Are the Worst

Thursday, April 13 2017 10:08 AM
Categorized In LASIK
For most of modern history, wearing glasses was the only solution to poor eyesight. A game changer back in the thirteenth century, monks or scholars would balance spectacles on the bridge of their nose in order to read ancient scrolls. But that was 800 years ago. Times have chan… Read Article

Can 20/20 Vision Make You a Better Basketball Player?

Monday, March 6 2017 10:47 AM
Categorized In LASIK
March means one thing: March Madness, especially here in Kansas where we have our pick of three great teams to root for. Whether you’ve got an intricate strategy for your bracket or you’re rooting for your underdog team, it’s a month filled with great games pla… Read Article

In Good Company: 4 Celebrities & Athletes Who Got LASIK in 2016

Tuesday, November 29 2016 12:25 PM
Categorized In LASIK
For a group of people who are frequently in the spotlight AND have to be at the top of their game, it’s no wonder so many athletes and celebrities have elected to have LASIK surgery. From Friends star Courtney Cox to golfer Tiger Woods to actor Brad Pitt, you might be surp… Read Article

You Can Use Your Flexible Spending Account for LASIK!

Tuesday, November 15 2016 9:50 AM
Categorized In LASIK
If you’re lucky enough to have an employer who offers a flexible spending account (FSA) as part of your health insurance, you probably already know about the great tax advantages you get with it. One of the rules governing the use of a flexible spending account is that yo… Read Article

Jeepers Creepers, Where’d Ya Get Those Peepers?

Friday, October 7 2016 12:06 PM
Categorized In LASIK
  As people who help others see better, we have to say...we love eyeballs. And with Halloween just around the corner (one of our favorites holidays!), we thought we’d share some of the best eyeball recipes floating around the web. This Halloween, whether you’r… Read Article
Shalee Lehning
"Playing sports is hard enough without worrying about your contacts. The inconvenience of losing contacts during practice and competition was frustrating for me. The decision to have the surgery was the best decision I have made!"
Shalee Lehning, K-State Women's Assistant Coach / Former WNBA and K-State Player - Manhattan, KS

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