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A New Option for Presbyopia Correction: The Eye Institute is the First in Utah to Offer the Raindrop® Near Vision Inlay

The Eye Institute of Utah is proud to announce that we are the first practice in the state (and among the first in the entire nation) to offer our patients an advanced new treatment for presbyopia, a common age-related vision condition which causes near vision to progressively decline and become... Read More

Do I Have Cataracts?

Most individuals will develop cataracts at some point in their lives. While cataracts can be treated and the threat they represent to healthy vision can be eliminated, untreated cataracts can become very debilitating and eventually develop to the point that you cannot pass a driver’s license eye test or, in... Read More

Does LASIK Hurt?

With all of the recent advancements in LASIK technology, laser vision correction is more precise and more efficient than ever before. Prior to the procedure, the eyes are numbed using anesthetic eye drops, and patients are offered an oral sedative such as valium to help them relax. During the procedure... Read More

Can I Have LASIK if I’m Pregnant?

LASIK surgeons advise that pregnant women wait until a few months after childbirth before undergoing laser vision correction. When a woman is pregnant, her hormones change, and these alterations can make the outcome of LASIK surgery less dependable. Additionally, the medications that are often used to increase the patient’s comfort... Read More

Can I still have LASIK in my 50s and 60s?

Candidacy for LASIK surgery is typically not dependent upon age, but upon the stability and health of the eye. While the minimum age for LASIK surgery is 18 years old, there is technically no age limit for laser vision correction. However, there are certain requirements that any patient must meet... Read More

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