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LASIK Success Rates: Is LASIK Safe?

At Virginia Eye Consultants, our experienced LASIK surgeons have excellent LASIK outcomes and highly satisfied patients.

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Douglas’s LASIK Story – Sight for the Skies

“My dream is to fly planes and that was not possible with my eyesight.” Then he met LASIK surgeon Dr. Elizabeth Yeu at Virginia Eye Consultants.

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Patrick, a Newport News Firefighter and our 2019 Focus on Our Heroes Winner, is Enjoying Life With LASIK

After having LASIK at Virginia Eye Consultants, Patrick has a new outlook on life and less stress at work.

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LASIK Jump-Started Kaitlyn’s Career

I’m so glad I had LASIK surgery before starting this career. You never know what a fire call is going to be like.

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LASIK is Life Changing for this First Responder

As an outstanding first responder in Hampton Roads, Will received LASIK for free from Virginia Eye Consultants through their annual Focus on Our Heroes program.

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Everything Has Been Perfect

Before LASIK, David had worn contacts for 31 years.

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Sean-Patrick Enjoys the View

Sean-Patrick had been thinking about having LASIK for a long time and finally had his chance when he won the Strike Out Contest at the Norfolk Tides this summer. 

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Game Changer for Jean

She was nervous the day of her surgery, but Dr. Scoper walked her through everything and made her very comfortable with the procedure.

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It Was a Dark and Stormy Night

Sean-Patrick, Jean and dozens of their friends and family members hung in there with us during an epic one and half hour rain delay. 

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Michael is #LivingLasikLife

Michael had LASIK surgery this summer at Virginia Eye Consultants and being able to see well enough to read has made a huge difference in his life. 

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Kaitlyn Took a Shot at #LivingLasikLife

Kaitlyn experienced immediate results after LASIK and the afternoon of her surgery was able to clearly see the TV, which she was never able to see before without her glasses.

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Contoura™ Offers Improved Potential for LASIK Results

Contoura™ proves to be an extremely valuable tool during LASIK procedures.

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Shannon is Living LASIK Life

“I can see everything! The TV, texts on my cell phone, my computer screen at work. It’s all so clear. I’m ecstatic!”

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What Should I Expect During Recovery After PRK?

Although LASIK surgery is often considered the go-to procedure for vision correction, PRK (photo refractive keratectomy) can achieve equally effective results.

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What is the Difference Between PRK and LASIK?

Wearing glasses and contact lenses can become an everyday hassle. At Virginia Eye Consultants, our surgeons aim to dramatically improve your vision so you can see more clearly

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What if I Blink or Move During LASIK Surgery?

Each year in the United States, over one million people undergo LASIK surgery. In recent years, the technology used during this procedure has advanced, allowing your LASIK sur

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Am I A Candidate For LASIK?

An ideal candidate for LASIK surgery is 18 years of age or older, has maintained a stable vision prescription for at least one year, and has healthy corneas.

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Is LASIK As Safe As Contact Lens Wear?

Though many of our patients at Virginia Eye Consultants are interested in reducing their reliance on eyeglasses and contact lenses, we are often asked about the safety ...

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What Is The Best Age To Get LASIK?

Whether you play sports, travel frequently, or are simply sick of wearing glasses and contacts, LASIK is an amazing alternative for people with poor eyesight.

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4 Great NBA Players Who Improved their game with LASIK

The life of an NBA player is tough. Professional basketball players spend years practicing and working out to stay fit and competitive.

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5 Unexpected Benefits of LASIK

The majority of the candidates for LASIK are simply happy enough with the freedom from glasses and contacts. What they often overlook are some of the more subtle benefits.

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27 Celebrities Who’ve Had LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK Eye Surgery is a popular procedure used to correct the vision of people who are nearsighted, farsighted, or have astigmatism.

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Vision for Our Heroes

LASIK Eye Surgery for Our Heroes.

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What’s the difference between PRK and LASIK?

What's the difference between PRK and LASIK, and why would my doctor recommend one over the other?

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What Are My Payment Options for LASIK?

Virginia Eye Consultants offers patients several attractive financing options that make achieving great vision a very real, affordable possibility.

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Frequently Asked Question: After LASIK, will I still need my reading glasses?

Presbyopia is a very normal part of aging and is the reason why many individuals over 40 require reading glasses.

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Frequently Asked Question: Does LASIK Hurt?

Most LASIK patients tell us they can’t believe how fast and painless the procedure is.

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Frequently Asked Question: Is LASIK safe?

The FDA has approved LASIK as a safe and effective procedure.

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Can I Use My Flex Spending Dollars on LASIK?

Yes, Flex Plans are a great way to pay for LASIK, and one that many can use but few even know about.

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Is LASIK Covered by Insurance?

Many health insurance companies consider LASIK an “elective” or “cosmetic” procedure, meaning your life does not depend on having the treatment.

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Who is eligible for LASIK?

Due to recent advances in technology, there are fewer restrictions on who can receive LASIK. Now, most patients who wear corrective lenses are good candidates for LASIK.

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Proudly Announcing: The ALLEGRETTO WAVE® Eye-Q

Here at Virginia Eye Consultants, we are always striving to offer our patients the most up-to-date eye correction technology available.

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LASIK vs. Visian ICL

Have you heard the buzz about LASIK and wondered if this might be the solution for your vision problems?

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Dr. Stephen Scoper, Vice President of Virginia Eye Consultants, has an international reputation in his field as a specialist in all areas of refractive surgery, including LASI

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