Do eye doctors get vision correction surgeries? In a word, yes! You probably used to read and hear from people that they didn’t want to move forward with laser eye surgery because their ophthalmologist wore glasses or because they were under the impression that no eye surgeons have had the procedure themselves. If this wasContinue reading “Interview with an Eye Doctor who underwent SMILE surgery”
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Sunglasses Choosing Tips according to an Ophthalmologist!
Available in many shapes and styles, sunglasses are more than fashion accessories. They are important tools to protect your eyes from the sun’s glare and sun damage! At B&VIIT Eye Center, we offer patients a wide selection of the best sunglass wear. Everyone can find a pair that works for them! To help you makeContinue reading ” Sunglasses Choosing Tips according to an Ophthalmologist!”
5 Differences between ICL Surgery and Laser Eye Surgery
Laser eye surgery has become synonymous with vision correction surgery but there are different types of surgery out there. One of the most recent advancements in Refractive Surgery is a procedure where a special lens is inserted into the patient’s eye to correct a person’s vision. This procedure uses what is called an Implantable CollamerContinue reading “5 Differences between ICL Surgery and Laser Eye Surgery”
Is SMILE surgery really safe?
“SMILE surgery is very popular these days, but it just came out. Is it really safe?” – International patient at B&VIIT Eye Center This is a question we get asked frequently by our patients as they are curious about this latest, newest refractive surgery technique. Well, let us begin from the origin of SMILE surgery.Continue reading “Is SMILE surgery really safe?”
Can laser eye surgery be covered by insurance?
Can my insurance cover my laser eye surgery? – is one of the most common questions we get asked by our patients. The answer is, it depends. Some private insurance can, but it is required to be checked individually. Laser eye surgery is elective surgery, meaning it’s optional, and therefore not medically necessary. While patientsContinue reading “Can laser eye surgery be covered by insurance?”
Soo Oh’s SMILE Eye Surgery Story
Soo Oh is a Korean American Influencer who came all the way to South Korea to undergo vision correction surgery in Gangnam B&VIIT Eye Center. She decided that she wanted a better vision and took no time in booking her appointment with us. Soo’s pre op vision was -3.0 on her right eye, and -5.0Continue reading “Soo Oh’s SMILE Eye Surgery Story”
Why B&VIIT Eye Center for Vision Correction Surgery?
Is your mind boggling over which vision correction center to go to? Well, here’s an easy answer for you, Gangnam’s finest B&VIIT Eye Center! Located in the heart of Seoul, B&VIIT Eye Center is an ultra-modern ophthalmic clinic that provides various vision correction surgery options for all ages ranging from myopia control in adolescence toContinue reading “Why B&VIIT Eye Center for Vision Correction Surgery?“
Korea’s Medical Tourism
South Korea is one of the most famous medical tourism destinations in the world. According to the Korea Tourism Organization’s ‘2017 survey on Korean medical and wellness tourism,’ Korea was the third country after the United States and Germany as the destination for medical tourism. Around 500,000 foreigners traveled to South Korea in 2019 asContinue reading “Korea’s Medical Tourism”
Anisa’s Toric-ICL Eye Surgery Story
Anisa is an Indonesian citizen who chose Korea as her destination of choice to study Quran studies. Anisa has been wearing contact lenses since 5th grade and the discomfort had become unbearable. At this point Anisa decided it’s time to make a permanent change by seeking vision correction and a clinic that could assist her. Continue reading “Anisa’s Toric-ICL Eye Surgery Story”
Great places to go and experience after laser eye surgery
Before we dig into some great hidden gems in Seoul, you need to keep in mind that you should rest for the first 24 hours after getting your surgery before doing anything. Here are few things you should avoid after laser eye surgery: Do not rub or put pressure on your eyes at all costs.Continue reading “Great places to go and experience after laser eye surgery”