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Updated LASIK Research Yields Continued Positive Results

According to a May 20, 2016 article appearing on the American Refractive Surgery Council (ARSC) website entitled: “New Research: LASIK Safety and Performance Continue To Impress” Like any surgical procedure, LASIK is continually researched to ensure patient safety and effectiveness. Recent high-profile studies show LASIK earning high marks for safety, outcomes and patient satisfaction, according to a May 20, 2016 article on… Read More


Electing To Have LASIK Performed? Are You A Candidate?

Elections come down to two people. Electing to get LASIK, for example, ultimately comes down to you and your doctor. You decide if you want it, and your doctor determines if you’ll get the results you want, or if you’re a candidate for LASIK in the first place. Because not everyone is a candidate for this procedure, there… Read More


Dr. Labor Earns “Tops” Status in Two Reader Surveys

Recently, Eye Consultants of Texas founder Phillips Kirk Labor, MD, was voted a “Best of the Best” for his LASIK expertise in a Fort Worth Star-Telegram readership poll. More recently, he earned Top Doctor 2016 status in a Fort Worth, Texas magazine physician survey. The Star-Telegram accolade was culled from votes submitted by readers of… Read More


Financing LASIK: More Affordable Long Term?

To have LASIK or not to have LASIK is a big decision for your health, your vision and your checkbook. It’s perfectly normal to question if it’s worth it, regardless of how much money you have in the bank. For purposes of this blog, let’s assume you’re interested in it but want to look into… Read More


Dr. Labor Earns Higher Level Board Certification

It’s common knowledge that an eye surgeon, or any physician, must be licensed in order to practice medicine in the U.S. Optometrists, although they don’t practice medicine, must also be licensed. A common, further step for eye surgeons is to become Board Certified. This is voluntary, yet it validates for patients that the doctor is… Read More