Posted On August 15, 2022
Even after performing thousands of procedures over a span of 20+ years, it's interesting that the frequently asked questions have, for the most part, stayed the same.  We asked our…
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Are You Eligible for LASIK?
Posted On January 3, 2022
LASIK surgery is a tried and true method of regaining clear vision without the need for glasses or contacts. It has helped many people see better, and this year, it…
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What makes LASIK at Piedmont Eye Center different?
Posted On March 15, 2020
In this article, Dr. Bowers discusses the benefits of LASIK surgery at Piedmont Eye Center.  As Piedmont Eye Center’s sole LASIK surgeon who has provided our region with this wonderful…
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What’s In Your ‘Must-Have’ LASIK List?
Posted On January 24, 2020
In this article, Dr. Bowers discusses what patients need to have on their LASIK checklist before undergoing the procedure.  When a patient begins to look into LASIK, they are often…
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New Technology Added to iLASIK™!
Posted On October 24, 2019
Piedmont Eye Center is proud to be the first in the Lynchburg area to offer the latest iLASIK™ upgrade known as iDesign™ which replaces the Wavescan™ platform we have enjoyed…
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Hear One Patient’s Journey Through LASIK at Piedmont Eye Center
Posted On September 30, 2019
Many people have undergone and are satisfied with Piedmont Eye Center’s iLASIK™ procedure. Are you thinking about getting LASIK surgery, but you’re not sure what to expect from it? One…
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20 Years of iLASIK at Piedmont
Posted On May 22, 2019
This year, we’re celebrating a big birthday milestone. For 20 years, the Piedmont Eye Center team has been helping patients improve their vision with iLASIK™ surgery! The procedure has come…
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What You Need to Know About LASIK
Posted On August 24, 2018
When it comes to LASIK, there are numerous questions and concerns that come to mind—and that is a good thing! Your eye care should never be ignored and it’s important…
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What Affects LASIK Cost?
Posted On July 11, 2018
If you are considering LASIK surgery, you may have compared prices between a few practices. Surgery can be a large investment, so you may want to do some research before…
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LASIK Step-by-Step
Posted On September 20, 2017
At Piedmont Eye Center, we want our patients to know what to expect from their LASIK surgery. If you are thinking of scheduling a LASIK procedure, below is the timeline…
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What Our Patients Think

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  • Staci Hamlett /
    I couldn't recommend a better doctor, a better facility, and I'm so glad I did it.
  • Brenda Edson in front of a brick home
    Brenda Edson /
    "I could not have asked for a better experience at Piedmont Eye Center. From my very first visit, the staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and genuinely interested in me."
  • Bobby Moore /
    "I wish I would have done it many years ago now."
  • Bryan Mitchell outside of a football stadium
    Bryan Mitchell / ANALYST
    "My vision was the best it had been since I was a teen. I had my LASIK surgery performed almost 2 years ago, and it is as good today as it was then."
  • Caroline Trexler /
    "They ensured that the entire process from preliminary appointments to follow up visits went seamlessly – the perfect team that gave me perfect vision."
    "All and all, this has been a very pleasant and beneficial period for me. I recommend it highly for anyone in a similar situation.'
  • Cynthia Stewart standing outside
    Cynthia /
    "I feel almost like a new person It’s a wonderful feeling to wake up in the morning and be able to actually see across the room without fumbling for my glasses. "
  • Frances / RETIRED
    "Dr. Ceballos has always been very positive, clarifying everything medically, never leaving me in doubt and has always made me feel special and important."
  • Guy / RETIRED
    "The procedure was painless, and now I’m happy to say I only wear glasses to read. I have 20/20 vision in my left eye and 20/25 in my right. "
  • Janice Bloom standing in front of a tree
    "Dr. Bowers and his staff treated me with the utmost in professional care, making sure I was comfortable throughout the entire process."
  • Barbara / RETIRED
    "The procedure was pain free and I am so pleased with the results. It was money well spent and it is unbelievable how clear and colorful everything is. I want to tell Dr. Bowers and his staff how grateful I am."
  • Jerome / RETIRED
    "Doctor Vogel has treated me professionally as has his staff. They have been caring and have answered my questions to my satisfaction."
  • Jon Dupin standing outside of a brick home
    Jon Dupin / PASTOR
    "LASIK is not just a medical advancement to me; it’s a miracle"
  • Josh Brewer / HUMANITARIAN AID
    "Because of Dr. Bowers and his team at Piedmont Eye Center, my everyday life is now a whole lot easier. "
  • Judy Bowman / MISSIONARY
    "My experience of having Laser Vision Correction was fantastic. Dr. Bowers and all his staff are so knowledgeable and professional, yet very personal, warm, caring, and friendly."
  • Lucy standing in a classroom
    Lucy /
    "Dr. Bowers and his team were very comforting. The next morning, I opened my eyes and was able to see the alarm clock across the room, which I was never able to see before. It was a miracle!"
  • Martha Ann / GRANDMOTHER
    "It is a wonderful feeling to have no RX lenses. I want to thank Dr. Bowers and the Surgery Center for the freedom I feel.”
  • Monica Shelton / Featured Patient
    "Everyone told me what they were going to be doing to me and what to expect every step of the way. My experience with Piedmont Eye Center and Dr. Bowers and the whole LASIK team was awesome!"
  • Adelia / RETIRED
    "God led me to Dr. Vogel. He is absolutely the most wonderful doctor in the world. Not only is he a great doctor, he is a great ‘people person’. You always feel safe with him."
  • Penny Abbot in front of a home
    Penny Abbott / Financial Consultant
    "From the great staff who helped me, to the simplicity of setting up my flexible spending account, to my complete satisfaction and enjoyment of having clear sight, this has been an easy process."
    "The staff at Piedmont eased my nerves and the procedure was swift and smooth."
  • Sue Earsing and lasik eye surgery
    "I have always seen the world through glasses or contacts, so the sharpness of vision I have now was never there before."
    “Dr. Bowers not only met my expectations, he surpassed them. I had no idea that vision like this was possible. I no longer struggle in the shadows of a course- everything is clearer.”
  • Troy Doss
    "Piedmont Eye Center takes care of the little things to make LASIK a comfortable process."
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