CLI Can Lead to Bigger Health Concerns

Contact Lens Intolerance is Leading People to Transform Their Vision Millions of people undergo pain and discomfort whenever they wear their contact lenses. Many of these people suffer through a condition known as Contact Lens Intolerance, in which their eyes develop an intolerance to contact lenses and they are unable to wear them without enduring […]

Eliminate CLI, Save Money Too!

What is the True Cost of Contact Lens Intolerance on Your Wallet? Contact Lens Intolerance, the inability to wear contact lenses without pain, has many different causes, such as allergies, ill-fitting lenses, and improper lens care. But there’s one aspect of Contact Lens Intolerance that can make it even more painful—the cost of contacts and […]

Seasonal Allergies’ Impact on CLI

Allergies and Contact Lens Intolerance Contact Lens Intolerance, or CLI, is a condition where the eye is unable to tolerate wearing contact lenses due to pain and irritation. The effects of CLI can be short-term, as a result of temporary environmental conditions such as pollen and other allergens, or long-term, causing contact lens wearers to […]

SMILE as a Solution for Contact Lens Intolerance

Say Goodbye to Contact Lens Intolerance Contact Lens Intolerance can cause day-to-day variance in your eye sensitivity. One day, your contact lenses may feel perfectly comfortable, and the next, they may be causing you to undergo pain and discomfort all day. Contact Lens Intolerance can be caused by numerous problems, including: allergens in the environment, […]

Do You Suffer From Contact Lens Intolerance?

Don’t Let Contact Lens Intolerance Cloud Your Vision More than 61% of Americans need help to see clearly. Over 45 million achieve this by wearing contact lenses. Unfortunately, nearly 5 million contact lens wearers, suffer from a little-known condition called CLI, or Contact Lens Intolerance. For those living with contact lens intolerance, it means pain, […]

What is Contact Lens Intolerance or CLI?

Do you struggle with the pain and irritation of wearing contact lenses daily? You are not alone. According to a study conducted in 2016, there is an estimated 45 million people in the United States that wear contact lenses (1); and about 11% of this statistic develop some form of contact lens intolerance or CLI. […]

LASIK Consultation: What Happens During a Consultation?

If you are considering life-changing vision correction surgery, you will be required to have a LASIK consultation. The consultation is essential to evaluating the health of your eyes and determining your candidacy for surgery. By the end of the appointment, we want you to know your surgical options, the pricing, and your surgery date! Therefore, for those […]

Vision Correction Options for Patients Over 45 Years Old

As we age, many people start to have difficulty focusing on objects that are close-up. This loss of focusing power is generally caused by a condition known as Presbyopia. It is a part of the natural aging process and affects everyone. That’s the not so good news.The good news is that the Filutowski Cataract & LASIK […]

Photorefractive Keratectomy: The difference between PRK and LASIK

Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) is a type of laser vision correction surgery that predates LASIK and SMILE. The overall goal of PRK is the same as LASIK: to correct refractive errors and reduce dependency on glasses and contact lenses. PRK and LASIK both use a laser to reshape the cornea. Correct curvature allows the light entering […]

LASIK FAQs

Although we do have an FAQ section on our site, we thought we’d put together a list of the MOST COMMON questions we get regarding LASIK. If you have other questions, please let us know by emailing [email protected]! What is laser vision correction? Is it different than LASIK? LASIK is a type of laser vision correction. “Laser vision correction” refers […]