Chu Vision Institute | Blog

Questioning your upcoming procedure? Read through our blogs explaining our procedure process, healing, and expectations here at Chu Vision Institute.

What You Can Do When LASIK Isn’t an Option

Our Team | 09/10/2021

LASIK isn’t the best option for you... but there are other options available.

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Do I Have Contact Lens Intolerance? What is the solution?

Our Team | 08/12/2021

Contact Lens Intolerance is common. If you are ready to eliminate the contact lens struggle and experience relief, consider laser vision correction.

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Summer Free from Glasses Thanks to Laser Vision Correction

Our Team | 07/05/2021

With a procedure like LASIK or SMILE, you can say goodbye to the hassle of packing extra eyewear and have a fun Summer Free from Glasses

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Will LASIK Correct Astigmatism?

Our Team | 12/10/2020

Do you have distorted or blurry vision due to astigmatism? Learn what causes astigmatism and how LASIK eye surgery can help you see clearly again.

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Can Reading Glasses Help With Eye Strain?

Our Team | 12/02/2020

What is eye strain, and can you get it from working on a computer? Learn about different kinds of reading glasses and how they help with eye strain.

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How Does Cataract Surgery Affect Your Vision?

Our Team | 11/25/2020

Cataract surgery can correct issues with cloudy vision. Learn how this procedure affects your vision and if you still require glasses afterward.

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What is SMILE Vision Correction?

Our Team | 11/18/2020

Flapless laser eye surgery can treat common vision issues like nearsightedness and astigmatism. Learn how SMILE vision correction works at our clinic.

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How to Know If LASIK Eye Surgery Is Right for You

Our Team | 11/11/2020

Do you have nearsighted vision, farsighted vision, or astigmatism? LASIK eye surgery gives you the freedom to see without aids like contact lenses.

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How Operation Sight Gives Back With Charitable Cataract Surgeries

Our Team | 11/04/2020

Operation Sight hopes to provide affordable cataract surgery to individuals and families in need. Learn about this program during National Sight Week.

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How One Skier Changed the Outcome of the 2017 Special Olympic World Winter Games

Jessica Heckman, O.D. | 05/27/2020

Meghan flies down the ski hills every winter as a Special Olympic skier, but in 2017 she made a decision that impacted the outcome of her performance.

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Quit Smoking Today, the Future of Your Eyes Depends on It

05/25/2020

Smoking increases your chances of developing eye-related diseases such as cataracts, macular degeneration, uveitis, and diabetic retinopathy.

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BHM: African Americans' Vital Role in The Development of Modern Eye Care

Jessica Heckman, O.D. | 02/26/2020

February is Black History Month, and African Americans have been instrumental in advancing eye care in a multitude of ways.

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Isaac's Story

Jessica Heckman, O.D. | 10/09/2019

Chu Vision Foundation is able to change lives through sight-saving surgery. Read Isaac's Story of how his life was changed by Chu Vision Foundation.

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20 Things Our Patients Love About Lasik

Jessica Heckman, O.D. | 07/17/2019

July 2019 marks 20 years since LASIK was approved by the FDA in the United States and Dr. Chu has been performing LASIK since the very beginning.

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Arlene's New Outlook On Life After Cataract Surgery

Jessica Heckman, O.D. | 05/01/2019

Cataract surgery technology has progressed significantly in the last couple of decades! Read to find out how much!

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3 Reasons LASIK is the Travel Hackers Dream

Jessica Heckman, O.D. | 03/12/2019

Everyone has their reasons for wanting to improve their vision. There is 1 surprising reason that comes up more often than you would think when asked.

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5 Steps to Make Your New Years's Resolution a Reality

Jessica Heckman, O.D. | 01/08/2019

If you have been putting off your resolution of improved vision, here are some perfect next steps to take.

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Look Beyond LASIK: Vision Correction for Your Unique Eyes

Jessica Heckman, O.D. | 12/14/2018

When you think of getting out of your glasses, you likely think of LASIK. While LASIK is a great option, there may be a better option for you.

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Three Reasons to Give the Gift of Sight this Season

Jessica Heckman, O.D. | 11/28/2018

Stop the stress and take the guesswork out of your holiday gift giving this year by giving someone you love the gift of sight!

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Tune into the Chu Vision Podcast

Jessica Heckman, O.D. | 11/12/2018

We are introducing a new podcast – Ask Dr. Chu. This monthly podcast features Dr. Ralph Chu himself answering all of your frequently asked questions!

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