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Category Archives: LASIK

5 Places to Go that Make Jacksonville More Fun After LASIK

Do you hate waking up every morning with blurry vision or fumbling to find your glasses? These may be minor frustrations, but they can make living in a place as extraordinary as Jacksonville feel like you’re missing out on experiencing its full potential. Jacksonville is home to miles and miles of gorgeous, white sand beaches… Read More »


Essential Tips to Know Before Having LASIK

Are you considering LASIK? More and more people decide to undergo this incredible laser vision correction procedure every year! The possibilities of life after LASIK are exciting. For the best possible results, it’s important to know what to expect when you have the procedure. Keep reading to learn some essential tips to know before having… Read More »


What Is the Difference Between PRK and LASIK Surgery?

When people think of laser eye surgery, they often think of LASIK. However, there’s another type of procedure called Photorefractive Keratectomy, or PRK. And while the latter is not as popular, it was actually the predecessor of LASIK. But what makes them so different, and more importantly, why should you choose one over the other?… Read More »


Am I a Candidate for LASIK?

  Let’s be honest — wearing glasses is not as easy as it seems. From forgetting them home to constantly having to clean them, glasses can become a burden on your everyday activities. Fortunately, you don’t have to be trapped wearing glasses for the rest of your life, as LASIK is here to save the… Read More »


Enjoy blade-free LASIK at Jacksonville Eye Center

Patients who are tired of wearing prescription eyeglasses and dealing with the struggles of contact lenses may begin to seriously consider the benefits of certain vision treatments available at Jacksonville Eye Center. Our team not only provides LASIK treatment to improve vision permanently, but we are one of the few practices in the area that… Read More »


Are you tired of contacts and eyeglasses?

Are you tired of touching your eyes each day to put in and take out contacts? Are you tired of scratched, fogged, or ill-fitted prescription eyeglasses? Are you ready to free yourself from contacts and eyeglasses permanently? If this sounds like you and you live in the community of Jacksonville, FL, Dr. Robert Schnipper and… Read More »


Can I get rid of my eyeglasses?

Glasses and contacts can get in the way of everyday life. Whether you’re having to switch out your eyeglasses for prescription sunglasses when headed outdoor or dealing with irritation caused by contact lenses, the team at Jacksonville Eye Center understands your frustrations. Wouldn’t it be easier to just have perfect vision and forget dealing with… Read More »


Get rid of glasses and contacts with LASIK

Many men and women who deal daily with eyeglasses and contacts often wonder how amazing it would be to ditch them for good. At this point, Jacksonville, FL area patients might start to consider the benefits of laser eye surgery to improve their vision and eliminate their need for corrective lenses. Dr. Robert Schnipper of… Read More »


LASIK Surgery versus Continued Contact Lens Use

While the use of contact lenses is a popular way to correct one’s vision, they do have their own drawbacks and limitations that can make them problematic for some patients. Contact lenses require daily care and maintenance, and men and women may experience some inconveniences that are associated with contact lens wearers. Patients considering LASIK… Read More »


What Is Retinal Detachment, and Are You at Risk?

The retina plays an important role in maintaining healthy vision. Promoting retinal health is essential to eye health. It can be attained by maintaining a healthy diet with orange vegetables and leafy greens, protecting the eyes from UV rays with sunglasses, and living an active lifestyle with routine exercise. However, these steps alone do not… Read More »


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