LASIK & Refractive Surgery Co-Management in Angel's Triangle

LASIK & Refractive Surgery Co-Management in Angel's Triangle

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Discover a Whole New World With LASIK and Other Refractive Surgeries

Wish you could see the world more clearly without having to rely on your glasses or contact lenses?

Refractive eye surgery may be the perfect solution for you!

With LASIK, you’ll enjoy clear vision, all day, everyday — without any need for corrective eyewear.

Have any of the following?

  • Myopia/nearsightedness–difficulty seeing faraway objects
  • Hyperopia/farsightedness–difficulty seeing near objects 
  • Astigmatism–blurred perception of near and far objects

Gone are the days of foggy, rain-speckled lenses. LASIK will give you the clear vision you desire and the confidence you deserve.

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Ready to See the World With Crystal Clear Vision?

What is LASIK and Refractive Surgery Co-Management?

LASIK and other refractive surgeries are delicate, and it can all feel overwhelming. That's why we work together with the eye surgeon to provide you with the best outcome in the most efficient manner.

We'll provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision and determine whether you're a candidate for refractive eye surgery. If so, we'll refer you to the ophthalmologist for surgery. Following surgery, we'll provide post-operative care to make sure you maintain healthy, clear vision.

Getting co-managed for LASIK and other refractive surgeries is an advantage, as you benefit from the expertise of two medical experts who work together to provide you with the best eye surgery results possible.

Contact El Paso EyeCare in Angel's Triangle to schedule a consultation and find out if LASIK (or other refractive surgeries) is right for you.


How LASIK and Other Refractive Surgeries Improve Vision

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Have trouble seeing near or far away? The source of the problem may be the curvature of your cornea. An irregular corneal shape affects the way light hits the retina–which sends visual signals to the brain.

LASIK and other refractive surgeries change the shape of your cornea to offer you clear vision, without the need for contacts and glasses. After the surgery, you'll be able to swim, shower and play sports without a second thought about your eyesight.


LASIK & Refractive Surgery Benefits

  • Highly effective

    There is a reason LASIK is so popular–96% of patients report satisfaction after this procedure.

  • Works quickly

    You may see results from LASIK or other refractive surgery quickly–sometimes as soon as a day or two after the treatment.

  • Minimal discomfort

    You are unlikely to feel any pain during the procedure thanks to the numbing drops. Also, you won’t need stitches or bandages after surgery.

  • Quick recovery time

    Compared to other eye surgeries, LASIK has a relatively quick recovery time. Although the speed varies from patient to patient, you may feel like yourself again in as little as 6 to 12 hours.


How to Prepare for LASIK and Other Refractive Surgery

  • Stop wearing contact lenses–your eye doctor will tell you how soon before surgery to wear glasses instead of contacts.
  • Understand the procedure–talk to your eye doctor about what to expect.
  • Arrange a ride–you won’t be able to drive home from the clinic, so coordinate with a friend or relative.
  • Arrive with a fresh, clean face–don’t apply eye makeup and avoid wearing heavy lotions or perfumes before the procedure.

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What to Expect from the Treatment

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  • The eye surgeon will apply numbing drops to your eye.
  • They will keep your eyes open with a device .
  • The eye surgeon will make a small flap in the surface of your cornea with a laser or microkeratome–a precision surgical instrument.
  • You will look directly at a light while the eye surgeon reshapes your cornea.
  • The surgeon will place the flap back in place so it can heal.

LASIK and Refractive Surgery After-Care

  • Apply eye drops as directed by your eye doctor.
  • Rest your eyes as much as possible in the ensuing days.
  • Avoid rubbing your eyes.
  • You may return to your regular activities including driving, after a few days.
  • Go to all post-operative eye examinations.
  • You may experience blurry vision after surgery. This should go away, but if it persists after several months, discuss it with your El Paso EyeCare eye doctor.

LASIK & Refractive Surgery Co-Management in Angel's Triangle

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Hours
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed
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Patient Reviews
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- Feb. 27, 2024
All the staff was great.. Diane was very informative and professional..
- Feb. 17, 2024
Dr. M and the staff was amazing. Everyone was attentive. Diane was very helpful and patient as I cho... se my frames. She was awesome. Definitely found my new home with El Paso Eyecare
- Feb. 08, 2024
Phenomenal experience
- Feb. 07, 2024
Such a pleasant environment with caring staff and great energy. It was my daughter’s first “med... ical eye exam” and they really did a great job of making her comfortable and confident during the appointment. They have an extensive selection of frames for kiddos. They made it easy for this dad🙏🏻💪🏻❤️
- Feb. 05, 2024
I LOVE THIS PLACE !!!
- Jan. 26, 2024
I was a new patient and I felt at ease immediately. Dr. Patel was friendly and engaging, listening t... o my questions and thoughtfully answering them. Dyan was so sweet, explaining to me all my eyewear options. I will definitely keep coming back for all my eye care needs.
- Jan. 02, 2024
Great service first time be there I’m impressed. I would like to come back next year.
- Jan. 02, 2024
Great doctors always. Polite and knowledgeable in all questions when there were concerns. Staff is n... ice and friendly always.
- Dec. 02, 2023
Danny (Mngr), and Diane (Eye care Spec), were very attentive to my needs, and concerns regarding my ... eye care. They were both very polite, patient, knowledgeable, and displayed great people skills. I would urge El Paso and surrounding area to visit El Paso Eye Care's North East location for their eye wear needs. Affordable prices, excellent service, quality frames, and lenses. You'll walk out seeing better, looking better, plus your wallet will thank you for choosing El Paso Eye Care! "Great Staff"
- Nov. 19, 2023
Staff is very professional and nice.
- Nov. 18, 2023
Most eye Docs have personalities as dry as the El Paso desert and don't seem too happy to explain th... e deep retinal and optic nerve scans. Not mine. Many eye places have cordial, yet indifferent, staff members. Not mine. Every person I interacted with at the reception desk, the technician running scans/tests, AND the eye doc, were professional, but they were also friendly, with a healthy abundance of humor. This place beat out previous eye practices I've patronized, all considered the best for that area (I've had very good health insurance since 2010) in Austin, Round Rock, Houston, and multiple practices in Michigan. Almost forgot to add: very affordable, and I rate my new glasses just above my last two, including my spare Oakley's .
- Oct. 18, 2023
Great and friendly service.
- Sep. 29, 2023
Excellent business to get an eye exam, and eye glasses. The establishment is very well kept and I h... ave been going there for years.Good service and Dr Patel and the staff take good care of me and my spouse.
- Sep. 19, 2023
awesome experience in getting great vision care.
- Aug. 17, 2023
Great service, team work from start to finish
- Aug. 10, 2023
The entire staff is extremely nice, extremely patient and professional. They made the process extrem... ely easy! The office is very modern and clean!
- Jul. 28, 2023
Great eye, doctor and great and friendly people. 👍
- Jul. 25, 2023
They attended to me quickly and helped me. Great place and a variety of glasses
- Jul. 22, 2023
Staff very friendly, short wait time, Dr. Des was great, he was able to find a solution for me with ... an on going problem I’ve had with my eye. Would definitely recommend El Paso Eye Care.
- Jun. 13, 2023
Great service, environment and patient care over all from front desk to provider.

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Lasik Refractive Surgery FAQs

Will I still need to wear glasses after LASIK?

The satisfaction rate is very high for post-LASIK and refractive surgery patients. That said, whether you’ll still need corrective eyewear after surgery depends on your eye condition, how well your cornea responded to surgery, and the healing process.

What are some eye problems that LASIK and refractive surgery can't correct?

LASIK and refractive surgery are specifically designed to correct refractive errors caused by an irregular shaped cornea. It can’t solve the following: 

  • Amblyopia–lazy eye
  • Cataracts–cloudy patch on the surface of the lens
  • Glaucoma–damage to the optic nerve caused by pressure inside the eye
  • Keratoconus–weak or thin cornea that bulges forward
Can LASIK or other refractive surgeries have negative effects?

No procedure is completely free of possible risks and complications and the same is true of LASIK and refractive surgery. Some of these include: 

  • Dry eye symptoms
  • Double or blurry vision
  • Flap problems including infection
  • Vision undercorrection or overcorrection 

If you experience any of these. Contact El Paso EyeCare right away.

Will I have to have LASIK and refractive surgery again?

Usually, LASIK or refractive surgery is successful the first time around. However, if the problem persists after the treatment, the eye surgeon may repeat the surgery.

Contact El Paso EyeCare in Angel's Triangle today to learn more about LASIK and other refractive surgeries and to find out if you're a candidate.


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