5 Contact Lens Safety Tips to Keep Your Eyes Seeing Their Best

Posted: Aug 17, 2018
Contact Lens

Let’s face it, we have all been there. You just got to your friend’s cabin for a fun weekend getaway when you realize you forgot to pack your contact lens solution! If you didn’t bring your glasses along, you are likely to misuse your contact lenses and put your eyes in danger. When wearing contact lenses, there are five top safety precautions to remember in order to keep your eyes safe and seeing their best.


The Number One Item to Add to Your Back to School Checklist

Posted: Aug 10, 2018
Back to school

Summer isn’t over yet but getting ready for school is likely on your mind as stores begin to stock school supplies and clothes for cooler weather. Notebooks, pens, a new laptop, dorm room accessories and cool school gear are all likely on your list to prepare for this fall, but the number one item that should be added to your checklist is LASIK! Whether you have been in school for what seems like forever, or if you are just starting college, LASIK can help you get more out of your school year.


What Vision Problems Can LASIK Actually Fix?

Posted: Aug 03, 2018
Refractive error

Do you have trouble seeing clearly at a distance, up close or while reading? If so, you likely have a refractive error. A refractive error is caused when the eye does not bend light correctly, resulting in a blurred image. This is likely due to an issue with the shape of the eye, the cornea, or the lens inside the eye. Refractive errors are extremely common. According to the National Eye Institute over half of all Americans experience a refractive error that can be corrected. LASIK, or other forms of vision correction surgery can improve the most common types of refractive errors including myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.


LASIK Experience: Carolyn's Perspective

Posted: Jul 26, 2018

We love to hear what our patients have to say about their experiences with us and their procedures here through reviews, video testimonials and interviews! Today we got to speak with Carolyn, a Chu Vision Institute patient who had LASIK in 2016. She had some really great insight into how impactful LASIK can be.


5 Reasons to Participate in a Clinical Trial Today

Posted: Jul 23, 2018
Clinical Trials

An FDA clinical trial is a study used to determine the safety and effectiveness of medical devices or medications. FDA Clinical trials are usually performed in phases, each lasting a predetermined amount of time, designed to test different aspects of a medical device or medication such as safety, effectiveness and benefits.