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Comparing Vision Correction Options

Posted on Thursday July 8, 2021 inImplantable Contact Lens, LASIK, Latest News, PRK, Visian ICL

Vision Correction Options: What is Right for Me? When most patients begin to consider vision correction surgery, LASIK is the procedure that typically comes to mind. However, while LASIK is extremely effective at reducing visual refractive errors, this laser procedure is not always best for every patient. Fortunately, at The Eye Institute of Utah, we…

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Recovery After PRK

Posted on Wednesday February 15, 2017 inImplantable Contact Lens, LASIK, Latest News, PRK, Visian ICL

PRK (photo refractive keratectomy) is a very successful type of laser vision correction surgery that is similar to LASIK, but may be better suited for some patients that have thinner corneas or dry eyes. During LASIK surgery, the surgeon uses a femtosecond laser to create a corneal flap on the surface of the eye. During…

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Use Your 2014 FSA or HSA Accounts for LASIK and PRK Treatment Before it’s Too Late!

Posted on Friday January 30, 2015 inLASIK, Latest News, PRK

Many people participate in Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) or Health Savings Accounts (HSA) through their employers. Funds available with these plans can often be used for LASIK, PRK, or other refractive eye surgery treatment; however, if the funds haven’t been used by a certain date, they are ultimately forfeited. The good news is, you still…

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New LASIK Technology Featured with the First WaveLight® Refractive Suite in Utah

Posted on Thursday May 15, 2014 inLASIK, Latest News, Press Releases, PRK, Technology

LASIK Surgeons at The Eye Institute of Utah Integrate the World’s Fastest Refractive Surgery Platform in the U.S. SALT LAKE CITY, UT – On May 2, 2014, Darcy Wolsey, MD – Director of LASIK Services at The Eye Institute of Utah – was the first surgeon in the state of Utah to perform custom wavefront…

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The Eye Institute of Utah Announces First WaveLight® Refractive Suite in Utah

Posted on Saturday May 3, 2014 inLatest News, Press Releases, PRK, Technology

As part of our commitment to offer the highest level of patient care and most advanced technology, we are excited to announce that we are the first facility in Utah to acquire the WaveLight® Refractive Suite – a state-of-the-art laser system used for laser vision correction surgeries such as LASIK and PRK. Dr. Darcy Wolsey,…

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Four Moms to Receive Free LASIK From The Eye Institute of Utah for Mother’s Day

Posted on Thursday April 3, 2014 inContests, LASIK, Latest News, PRK, Visian ICL

Winners of an annual contest at The Eye Institute of Utah will be able to receive complimentary vision correction surgery for Mother’s Day. Salt Lake City, UT — For the sixth year in a row, The Eye Institute of Utah is offering free LASIK, PRK, or ICL vision correction to four lucky winners of their…

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New Year, New Vision with LASIK Surgery

Posted on Monday January 6, 2014 inLASIK, Latest News, PRK, Specials, Visian ICL

Make a resolution to start the New Year with new and improved eyesight! At The Eye Institute of Utah, we offer free* LASIK consultations where you will be able to learn about the procedures, technology and financing available. If you call to schedule your appointment now, you can also receive $1,000 off ($500 off per…

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