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What Are The Risks Of Cataract Surgery?

Cataract surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures. It is also one of the most performed procedures every year. Many people undergo cataract surgery every year without serious complications. The surgery is safe, effective, and low risk. Though it is considered a low...

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Do You Know These Cataract Facts?

You may be wondering why some people get cataracts in one eye and others are instead affected in both. Does this mean that if you get a cataract in one eye that it will spread to the other? Not at all! Read on to learn about cataracts, how they develop, and other important facts.

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How Can I Make LASIK More Affordable?

Thinking about LASIK but can't quite pull the trigger because of the cost? You don't have to pay for LASIK all at once! Considering that LASIK surgery for both eyes may cost around $5,000, that's a huge relief, right? But how is it possible to break the total LASIK cost up into...

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What Happens When Dogs Have Cataracts

Cataracts don't only affect humans. In fact, our beloved dogs can also develop cataracts as they age. For humans and dogs, untreated cataracts will lead to an eventual and total loss of vision. Cataracts can be removed with cataract surgery to restore vision. When it comes to d...

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Custom LASIK: Is It Worth It?

If you wear glasses or contacts, maybe you've started considering LASIK. LASIK has had a positive impact on the lives of millions across the globe. There's no greater gift than a life free from the hassles of glasses and contact lenses. Gone are the days when laser eye surgery ...

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Cataract FAQs For Loved Ones

September 25, 2018

Cataract FAQs For Loved Ones

Tags : cataracts, vision, iol, faqs,

If you or someone you love has cataracts, it can be scary! Keep reading and learn what to expect with these cataract FAQs for loved ones! Cataract Basics Cataracts are an age-related condition. This does not mean that you can only develop cataracts when you're older. Instead, you are ...

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Will LASIK Permanently Fix My Vision?

Tags : lasik

When you wear glasses or contacts because of nearsightedness, you're still nearsighted. This is a fact that you're reminded of every time you take your glasses off or remove your contacts. Waking up every morning to blurriness can be frustrating. Without a spare pair of glass...

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Important Facts To Know About IOLs

If you've been told you need cataract surgery, you've started researching which IOL, or intraocular lens, will be the best fit for you and your lifestyle. Keep reading to learn important facts about IOLs! Will You Be Able to Feel Your IOL? Cataract surgery is performed when you ne...

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FAQs About LASIK Cost

August 09, 2018

FAQs About LASIK Cost

Considering LASIK? The amazing deals you see online for LASIK that's less than $1,000 per eye may be tempting, but price alone is not enough when it comes to choosing your LASIK surgeon. Remember, this is your vision we are talking about, not getting the best possible deal on a used car...

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Dry Eye Facts To Know

July 18, 2018

Dry Eye Facts To Know

You may think that our eyes only produce tears when we experience sadness, but the truth is that our eyes naturally produce basal tears to protect the cornea from the environment with every blink. Basal tears, which are formed in glands located near the e...

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6 Facts About Custom iLASIK

If you're tired of dealing with broken glasses and ripped contacts, it might be time to consider LASIK surgery. LASIK, which stands for Laser assisted in situ keratomileusis, is a common elective procedure that can correct vision problems such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (far...

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4 Tips to Lower Your Risk of Cataracts

Tags : cataract, cataract surgery, cataract surgeons

Cataracts are proteins that cloud the naturally clear lens of your eye. They're common as we age, so much so that up to 70 percent of people 75 years old and over have either had cataracts in the past, or have cataracts now. The good news is, there are steps you can take to reduce your ris...

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5 Reasons to Look Forward To Summer After LASIK

Tags : lasik, laser vision correction, lasik eye surgery

Glasses and contacts may be a necessity now, but they don't have to be after LASIK eye surgery at the Omaha Eye & Laser Institute. Imagine the freedom of enjoying your summers free of both glasses and contacts! Check out this list of ways your summers will improve when glasses and conta...

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The Do\'s and Don\'ts after iLASIK Surgery

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute, intralasik, dr john liu

Did you recently have LASIK eye surgery and can’t remember all the do’s and don’ts after surgery? Don’t fret! Below is a list of commonly asked questions after the procedure.

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Post-Evaluation Of Our Spotlight Patient Case- Courtney Erixson!

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute, dr john liu, dr james liu

It has been ten days since Courtney Erixson had her surgery and she couldn’t be happier! “I am seeing 20/20 which is even better than I was expecting!” Read as we follow Courtney's story after her iLASIK procedure.

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Meet our new spotlight iLASIK patient case- Caitlyn & Courtney Erixson

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute, dr. james liu, dr. john li

We are excited to introduce you to Caitlin and Courtney! Caitlin and Courtney are twins who decided to get iLASIK- together! Caitlin had the iLASIK procedure about a month ago and her vision has gone from 20/400 to 20/25! Today is Courtney’s big day! Her vision is currently 20/400 and she is looking forward to seeing as well as her sister!

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Addressing LASIK Fears

January 05, 2017

Addressing LASIK Fears

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute, dr john liu, dr james liu

Many of our patients are fearful to have the iLASIK procedure. In some cases the fear prevents them from having the surgery, leading to more years stuck behind frames. Can you relate? Take a few minutes and read our tips on how to overcome your fears. iLasik has been around for decades and is a safe and precise procedure.

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Post-Evaluation Of Our Spotlight Patient Case- Matthew Poe!

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute, dr john liu, dr james liu

Read about Matthew Poe's experience and story after the iLASIK procedure!

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Meet our new spotlight iLASIK patient case- Matthew Poe!

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute, oeli, intralasik

Meet Matthew Poe! Matthew was born deaf and decided to get iLASIK today! Read about his preliminary appointments and follow our page as we continue to take you through his experience at OELI!

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4 Surprising Ways iLASIK is More Affordable Than You Think!

Tags : intralasik, ilasik, laser vision correction, lasik, dr. john liu, dr. james liu, dr. mark young, bla

Most people think that intraLASIK is outside of the budget and do not realize the ways they may be able to afford iLASIK. Realistically iLasik is very affordable. Read about the easy ways to save money by having the intraLASIK performed.

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#1 by Readers Choice Best of the Big O and also “Best Lasik Center” from Omaha Magazine!

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute, dr john liu, dr james liu

We are thrilled to have been voted #1 by the Best of the Big O and Omaha Magazine for 2016! We are honored to serve such amazing patients and wanted to personally thank you along with all of the optometrists in Nebraska and the surrounding states!

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Part Two of Sam & Alyssa\'s iLASIK Experience!

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute, dr john liu, dr james liu

Sam and Alyssa live a busy lifestyle and are constantly on the go. Between their jobs, the kids & everyday activities their glasses and contacts were just another thing to worry about. Read how having the intraLASIK procedure has impacted their lives!

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Meet our new spotlight iLASIK patient case- Sam & Alyssa Butler

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute, oeli, intralasik

Meet this weeks spotlight patient cases- Sam and Alyssa Butler! If you are nervous about having the intraLASIK procedure follow this couples story into their new life without contacts and glasses.

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Meet Our New Spotlight iLASIK patient case- Dr. Kristin Reed

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute, intralasik, dr john liu

Dr. Kristin Reed is a respected optometrist in the Omaha area. After suffering with a terrible prescription (20/900 in one eye and 20/1000 in the other) she decided to have intraLASIK with the Omaha Eye & Laser Institute. Dr. Reed is now seeing 20/20 in each eye and 20/15 together! If you are nervous about the iLASIK procedure take a few minutes and read her story!

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Part Two of Gretchen & Jeff\'s Story!

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, freedom, omaha eye & laser institute, oeli

Read part two of our spotlight patient cases- Gretchen and Jeff!

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Meet this week’s iLASIK patient spotlights- couple Gretchen and Jeff Chace.

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute, oeli, intralasik

Read about this weeks new iLasik spotlight case!

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Read Part Three of Dr. Natalie Williams iLASIK Experience

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, freedom, omaha eye & laser institute, oeli

Read part three of Dr. Natalie Williams' experience with the iLASIK procedure. See how this procedure has completely changed her life.

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Meet our new spotlight iLASIK patient case- Dr. Natalie Williams   Part 2

Tags : procedure, ilasik, custom lasik, bladefree lasik, dr. james liu, dr. john liu

Read part two of Dr. Natalie Williams' experience with the iLASIK procedure. Get more of the insider look into the procedure.

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Meet our new spotlight iLASIK patient case- Dr. Natalie Williams   Part 1

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute, oeli, intralasik

Are you nervous about getting iLASIK performed? Read about the first stage of iLASIK through the perspective of our very own doctor, Natalie Williams, O.D.

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Spotlight Case: Patrick Irwin Part 3

Tags : ilasik, eyeglasses, wavefront, surgeons, dr. john liu, dr. james liu

Read about Patrick's story after his iLASIK procedure was completed!

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Meet this week’s spotlight patient case Patrick Irwin Part 2

Tags : ilasik, bladefree lasik, custom lasik, oeli, omaha eye & laser institute

Read part two of our spotlight patient case- Patrick Irwin.

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Meet This Week’s Spotlight Patient Case- Patrick Irwin.

Tags : ilasik, wavefront technology, custom lasik

Are you a very active person yet hesitant to get iLASIK? This blog is for you. Read the beginning stages of how iLASIK changed Patrick Irwin's life.

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8 QUESTIONS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS ASKING WHEN “SHOPPING” FOR iLASIK

Tags : ilasik, wavefront technology, custom lasik

Here are a few key questions to make sure and ask your doctor when "shopping" for iLASIK. Make sure you are receiving the best surgery possible for your eyes.

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Cataract Lens Options

April 30, 2014

Cataract Lens Options

Tags : omaha, lincoln, cataract, surgery, lens, lensx laser, monofocal, toric, multifocal

Take a moment and consider what your visual demands may include. Do you find the most joy in spending time with your family and friends, or perhaps playing cards? Maybe you enjoy other hobbies such as traveling, baking, or simply reading a book. Everything we do involves our vision; thus different cataract options are available for your consideration.

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Welcome to Omaha/Lincoln Eye & Laser Institute!

Tags : ilasik, refractive, cataract, lens

Are you tired of being treated like a number? Are you looking for a ophthalmic clinic that has updated technology, experienced doctors with a warm and inviting staff? Look no further! At the Omaha/Lincoln Eye & Laser Institute we pride ourselves on dedicated and friendly service with advanced technical procedures.

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January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Tags : prevention, awareness, glaucoma, vision health, blindness, omaha eye & laser institute

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. It is an important time to spread the word and raise awareness about glaucoma, which is considered a thief of sight. There are virtually no symptoms associated with the disease and once vision is lost, it is gone for good. As much as 40% of one's vision can be lost before a change is noticed. This condition is considered the leading cause of preventable blindness.

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