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5 Celebrities Who Have Had LASIK Surgery

LASIK surgery can substantially improve a person’s vision if he or she suffers from nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. Even if a person is considered to be a candidate based on their eye problem, there is additional criteria that each LASIK patient must meet. If you’re considering LASIK, you may have wondered which celebrities have undergone this procedure. If you are in the Fort Worth area and would like the celebrity LASIK treatment, call us at 817-346-7333 to set up a consultation with expert LASIK surgeon Dr. Thomas Marvelli. Here is a list of 5 celebrities that have had LASIK surgery:

Kim Kardashian

Kim suffered from problems with her vision since she was a teenager, and during an episode of her show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” Kim underwent LASIK surgery. Her entire procedure was aired on the show, and although Kim was extremely nervous about the surgery, she considered it to be a great success, as her vision dramatically improved.

LeBron James

In 2007, this popular professional basketball player underwent LASIK surgery. He stated that the surgery dramatically improved his vision, which was more than he was expecting. As a result of his improved vision, James’ shooting average improved, which he was very grateful for.

Tiger Woods

This professional golfer underwent LASIK eye surgery for the first time in 1999, and then again 8 years after that. Woods was tired of contending with glasses and contacts while trying to play professional golf, which is what prompted him to undergo the surgery. The professional golfer considers both surgeries a success, and he stated that he never knew what seeing clearly with 20/20 vision was like prior to surgery.

Jessica Simpson

This well-known actress, fashion designer and artist underwent LASIK eye surgery in 2004. Simpson stated that prior to LASIK, she was legally blind and couldn’t see a thing. Her surgery was a big success, enabling her to see better than she could have ever asked for.

Brad Pitt

This popular actor and producer has been considered one of the most attractive male celebrities, and he reached a point in his life where he felt his glasses were interfering with his appearance. In an effort to ditch his glasses in order to resume his “extremely attractive appearance,” Pitt underwent LASIK eye surgery to correct his vision problems. Obviously he was completely satisfied with the results of the surgery, as he no longer requires the glasses that made him appear “less attractive” in the past. Now he can continue to be one of the sexiest men on TV.

So if you’re serious about possibly undergoing LASIK eye surgery so you can get rid of your glasses or contacts, then you need to find one of the best LASIK doctors Fort Worth has to offer to perform your surgery. As long as you choose a surgeon who has performed the surgery numerous times and has several years of experience, then your experience should be positive.

For more information about LASIK, contact Marvel Eye Center today! 817-346-7333

What You Need To Know About Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer Vision Syndrome Defined

Computer vision syndrome, or CVS, is a term used to describe vision problems related to prolonged computer use. Most of us spend a large portion of our day in front of the computer. That is why this condition is becoming more common. Laser Eye Specialist Dr. Marvelli explores this topic in more detail.

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LASIK, A Life-changing Holiday Gift

Certificates for LASIK eye surgery make the perfect holiday gifts for loved ones because they could prove life-changing for valued friends and family members with vision problems. You’ll never have to worry if you’ve picked an appropriate gift for your mom, dad, spouse, brother, sister or in-law needs. The gift of sight is both long-lasting and prescient because you know that the recipient will love and use the gift every day of his or her life.

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5 Eye Specialist Tips To Protecting Your Eyes During Winter

If you are someone who adores winter sports and anything that has to do with snow, you are probably ecstatic at the thought of the coming season. However, before you rush off to buy winter apparel, our Fort Worth laser eye surgeon would like to inform you that you should make your eyes your first priority.

If you find yourself considering LASIK or any other eye surgery in the winter, please contact us to set up a consultation with Dr. Marvelli. Dr. Marvelli will create a custom eye-care plan for you so that you can avoid eye issues this winter.

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The Anatomy Of The Human Eye

The human eye is an amazing organ. It provides us with possibly the most important of our five senses, sight. Sight allows us to observe and learn about everything that surrounds us. Our eyes are used in almost every daily activity. Reading, working, writing or typing letters and e-mails, and driving are just a few. The vast majority of people would agree that sight is the most cherished of all the five senses. Eyes allow us to interpret colors, shapes and dimensions of objects, by processing the light which either emits from them, or bounces off them.

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Top 5 Worst Things To Expose Your Eyes To

Eyesight naturally changes with age. The older we grow, the harder it is to focus and see in detail. Another great issue of concern when it comes to eyesight is eye disease. Besides the aforementioned factors there are some behaviors that can hurt our eyes more than help them.

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Common Eye Problems In Small Children: Pink Eye

Pink eye is one of the most common eye problems that afflict young children. Pink eye is a common term used to refer to the various forms of conjunctivitis. Technically speaking, this condition is used to refer to the acute and highly contagious form of conjunctivitis, which is the acute inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the eyelids’ inner surface and overlies the white part of the eye known as the sclera. Bacterial and viral infections are the main causes of this type of conjunctivitis.

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Aging Eyes And Glaucoma

Many people are concerned with the look and health of their aging bodies, making regular appointments for checkups and frequently hitting the gym. They gobble up supplements and invest a fortune in vitamins and fitness apparatus in order to enjoy long and healthy lives. Unfortunately, even in this flurry of self-preservation, health-conscious folks often forget to pay attention to their eyes, resulting in serious problems.

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The Cost Of LASIK

The Cost Of LASIK

Finances are one of the biggest roadblocks to many vision patients receiving the vision correction they need and want. The cost of LASIK vision surgery is one of the most common questions regarding this popular procedure. Nationally, the average cost for LASIK vision correction is approximately $2,000 per eye. This amount can vary based on area of the country, experience of the provider and the types of technology used. Considering that almost $30 billion a year is poured in the eye products and services by Americans, our eyes and our vision are very important to us.

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How An Eye Specialist Can Detect Diabetes Before A Patient Knows About It

When visiting an eye specialist Fort Worth patients will find that they specialize in procedures such as LASIK surgery, cataract removal, treatment of eye diseases and/or glasses prescription. However, an interesting fact that many people do not realize is that eye doctors can also detect a wide range of common health problems even before a patient knows that he or she has the problem in question. Health problems that show up when a person has an eye exam include diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke and even certain types of cancer.

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