From The Experts At Durrie Vision

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Should You Use Your Tax Refund to Pay for Laser Vision Correction?

Should You Use Your Tax Refund to Pay for Laser Vision Correction?

Your Vision is Worth The Investment - and There are Many Ways to Pay If you add up the amount of money you’ve spent on traditional vision correction - think eyeglasses, contact lenses, prescription sunglasses, lens cleaners, and more - and how much you anticipate to...

A Durrie Vision Patient’s Laser Vision Correction Experience

A Durrie Vision Patient’s Laser Vision Correction Experience

What You Can Expect When You See Us for Vision Correction in Overland Park If the thought of laser vision correction and everything that comes with it feels scary to you, your feelings are valid and perfectly normal. It can be unsettling to think about surgery on your...

6 Types of Laser Vision Correction and Who Qualifies For Them

6 Types of Laser Vision Correction and Who Qualifies For Them

Kansas City Eye Surgeons Carefully Determine Candidacy for LASIK Surgery and More Through Exams and Health History Doctors around the world perform about 600,000 LASIK surgeries every year, but it’s not the only laser vision correction surgery available. Depending on...

What are the Chances of LASIK Surgery Going Wrong?

What are the Chances of LASIK Surgery Going Wrong?

Laser Vision Correction in Kansas City is Safe for Patients Who Qualify As a premier provider of LASIK surgery in Kansas City, Durrie Vision understands that undergoing any kind of eye procedure can leave patients feeling worried about complications. But there’s a...

Are You Eligible for Laser Vision Correction Surgery?

Are You Eligible for Laser Vision Correction Surgery?

Take Our Self-Candidacy Test and Schedule a Consultation in Overland Park If you’ve spent years of your life grasping for your eyeglasses on your bedside table or frantically putting in contact lenses while running late for work or school, then, at some point, you...

How LASIK Eye Surgery Has Evolved Into New Vision Correction Options

How LASIK Eye Surgery Has Evolved Into New Vision Correction Options

Find LASIK Surgery Near You at Durrie Vision in Overland Park, Kansas You may be surprised to learn that LASIK’s origins go back to the 1940s, when physicians developed a procedure to reshape the cornea. This early procedure wasn’t as precise as today’s laser-assisted...

Different Kinds of Laser Eye Surgeries

Different Kinds of Laser Eye Surgeries

Which Laser Vision Correction in Kansas City is Right For You? Everyone’s eyes are different. And everyone has unique visual demands, too. So it makes sense that there are multiple types of eye surgeries available to correct vision and treat impairments. Depending on...

LASIK Surgery Statistics

LASIK Surgery Statistics

A quick look at some LASIK statistics is a great way to help decide whether to pursue laser eye surgery in Kansas City. As a premier Kansas City provider of LASIK, the surgeons at Durrie Vision are always educating themselves about the latest on LASIK and other...

What Are the Chances of LASIK Going Wrong?

What Are the Chances of LASIK Going Wrong?

The LASIK complication rate is extremely low. As a premier Kansas City provider of LASIK, the surgeons at Durrie Vision understand patients are concerned about complications. Fortunately, less than one percent of LASIK patients experience surgical complications. There...

LASIK Myths

LASIK Myths

Despite the fact that LASIK has been a trusted eye correction procedure for decades, there is still a great deal of misinformation about it. As Kansas City’s trusted LASIK providers, the surgeons at Durrie Vision hear our fair share of common LASIK myths and...

Am I Too Old for LASIK Eye Surgery?

Am I Too Old for LASIK Eye Surgery?

There is only one age requirement for your candidacy for LASIK eye surgery in Kansas City—you have to be at least 18 years old. Eyes younger than that are still developing and are not yet stable enough to undergo refractive surgery. While there are no strict upper...

When Is Vision Fully Developed?

When Is Vision Fully Developed?

The human eye goes on a journey of growth hitting vision milestones in the same manner as the rest of the body. It’s a misconception that babies are born with full-sized eyes. The eyes continue to grow throughout a child’s youth and into their early adulthood. With...

Step-By-Step Guide: Understanding the LASIK Process at Durrie Vision

Step-By-Step Guide: Understanding the LASIK Process at Durrie Vision

If you suffer from nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/or astigmatism, you have several options to improve your vision including glasses, contacts, and laser vision correction. While glasses and contacts do an excellent job to temporarily aid visual impairments, they...

How to Find LASIK Financing in Kansas City

How to Find LASIK Financing in Kansas City

It’s no secret that LASIK eye surgery is a great way to improve your vision and finally say goodbye to contacts and glasses. But as an elective procedure, many insurance companies don’t cover it, which leaves you with an out-of-pocket cost that may make the procedure...

What You Should Know About Laser Eye Surgery Price in Kansas City

What You Should Know About Laser Eye Surgery Price in Kansas City

There’s nothing quite like the visual freedom gained from LASIK or another vision correction procedure. Simpler mornings, less fuss when traveling, and clear, 24-7 vision are three of the top reasons people turn to LASIK. With benefits like that, why doesn't ever one...

4 Questions to Ask Your LASIK Provider in Kansas City

4 Questions to Ask Your LASIK Provider in Kansas City

LASIK is a safe, popular solution for people struggling with common refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. However, before you get LASIK surgery, you’ll want to do your research to ensure it's right for you and that you'll receive...

How Do I Know If I’m a Candidate for LASIK?

How Do I Know If I’m a Candidate for LASIK?

Many people turn to LASIK surgery to achieve clear vision without glasses or contacts. Deciding to get LASIK is a big and exciting decision, but you might be wondering, “how do I know if I’m a candidate for LASIK?” At Durrie Vision, our expert doctors have performed...

What to Expect at a LASIK Consultation in Kansas City

What to Expect at a LASIK Consultation in Kansas City

So, you’ve made the first step and decided you want to see if LASIK eye surgery is right for you. That’s great! Your next step is a consultation; however, not all LASIK facilities – or the exams they perform – are the same, so doing your research will help you make an...

LASIK: Facts vs. Myths

LASIK: Facts vs. Myths

LASIK: Facts vs Myths At Durrie Vision, we know there’s a lot of misinformation out there about LASIK procedures. This can be confusing to anyone considering LASIK and can often lead someone to incorrectly assume laser vision correction isn’t right for them. To...

I’m Not a Candidate for LASIK, Now What?

I’m Not a Candidate for LASIK, Now What?

If you’re not a candidate for LASIK, you’ve come to the right place. Durrie Vision specializes in refractive surgery, a specialty encompassing a range of vision correction procedures in addition to LASIK. What does that mean for you? If there’s an option for you to...