LASIK & Phacorefractive Surgery
Refractive surgeries (vision correction) are elective medical procedures that offer an alternative to wearing glasses or contact lenses. Among these, the Bellevue ophthalmology clinics offer LASIK and phacorefractive surgery. But what are the differences between the two surgeries and who are they for? Custom Bladeless LASIK Newly offered at our clinic, Custom LASIK is a…
World Glaucoma Week 2023
World Glaucoma Week, which takes place from March 12 to 18, 2023, is an initiative that aims to raise awareness of the detection and treatment of this disease. What is glaucoma? Did you know that glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide? It is a degenerative disease of the optic nerve that…
The Importance of Medical Consent
One of the fundamental principles of medicine is based on the relationship of trust between the doctor and his patients. It is our duty, as healthcare professionals, to present information on the care and treatment offered to patients in a clear and precise manner. It also implies that patients are well informed about their medical…
What to Expect Before, During & After Your LASIK Surgery?
Bellevue ophthalmology clinics have been offering bladeless LASIK vision correction for almost a year now. Our medical team focuses on safety and efficiency through a personalized approach. Patients are accompanied from the time they make an appointment until the end of their journey. Prior to surgery, eligible individuals meet with their surgeon for an initial…
IPL Treatment: Relieving Dry Eyes With Pulsed Light
IPL treatment (Intense Pulsed Light), is a new solution offered by our optometrists for the care of dry eyes.
January 2023: Glaucoma Awareness Month
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. According to a survey by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, nearly half (49%) of Canadians are unaware of this eye disease, hence the importance of educating the population about it.
Custom Bladeless LASIK & Standard LASIK : What Are the Differences?
Have you finally opted for laser surgery to correct your vision, but you are not sure you understand the differences between the types of surgery? Your optometrist probably recommended LASIK to you, but did you know that there are various forms of this laser operation?
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