Larry Womack, MD

Northern Lights LASIK

Northern Lights LASIK
4776 28th Avenue S., Suite 201
Fargo, ND 58104

1221 W. Divide Avenue, Suite 1
Bismarck, ND 58501

(877) 603-9344

Dr. Larry Womack

A silent computer-guided laser is used during the first step of the LASIK procedure to create the corneal flap.

LASIK Bismarck — Serving patients seeking LASIK eye surgery in Bismarck and the surrounding area

Larry Womack, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist and one of the most well-known refractive surgeons practicing in North Dakota. With over 40,000 laser vision correction surgeries performed, Dr. Womack is an experienced surgeon who has helped thousands of patients enjoy sharper vision through LASIK surgery. Dr. Womack's LASIK patients experience the life-changing effects of surgery, which enables them to see clearly — with 20/20 or better vision — with no more dependence on glasses or contacts. Dr. Womack combines 20 years of surgical experience with a warm, friendly bedside manner, to help his patients to feel at home and benefit from the safest, most effective eye procedures.

The i-LASIK procedure reshapes your cornea to correct the refractive imperfections in your eye

At Northern Lights LASIK, Dr. Womack offers several vision correction treatment options, including modern all-laser iLASIK, custom LASIK, PRK, all-laser cataract surgery with advanced intraocular lens implants (IOLs), refractive lens exchange, implantable collamer lens (ICL) surgery, the management of presbyopia, and dry eye treatment.

To schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Womack and learn more about your vision correction treatment options, please contact Northern Lights LASIK by calling (877) 603-9344.

More About Vision Correction at Northern Lights LASIK

Dr. Womack is committed to staying abreast of the latest technology and techniques in his field. Northern Lights LASIK is a state-of-the-art practice that is equipped with the IntraLase femtosecond laser and the VISX S4 wavefront-guided excimer laser, for customized vision correction treatment and highly precise surgical outcomes.

Before starting the LASIK procedure, Dr. Womack uses wavefront technology to make a map of the eye's unique shape and refractive qualities, including higher-order aberrations (including some nearly imperceptible vision problems). He uses this information to calibrate the excimer laser used to re-contour the curvature of the cornea.

iLasik Patient Information

To start all-laser LASIK surgery, Dr. Womack uses a femtosecond laser to create a hinged flap on the surface of the cornea. After gently lifting back the flap, the laser eye surgeon uses the calibrated excimer laser to reshape the cornea. This corrects the refractive error causing nearsightedness, farsightedness and / or astigmatism. Once Dr. Womack is satisfied with the new curvature of the cornea, he repositions the corneal flap to its original place, where it naturally re-bonds to the eye without the need for sutures.

Dr. Womack's patients generally find that the procedure is not painful, thanks to the topical anesthetic eye drops that are administered prior to the start of surgery. They also typically notice a dramatic improvement in their vision within 24 to 48 hours after the procedure. In most cases, LASIK patients no longer have to rely on prescription eyewear to see clearly; in fact, more than 99 percent of them achieve 20/20 distance vision or better. Unfortunately, as the eye ages into our 40s and beyond, LASIK may not fully prevent the need for reading glasses and ultimately cataract surgery. It is for this reason Northern Lights LASIK has instituted a 20/20 or It's Free Vision Guarantee.

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What Do Patients Say About Dr. Womack?

"As two of the first patients at this new facility, we report our experience of having LASIK surgery here to be a great success! Thinking about having the procedure for several years we were well aware of the risks involved, but found ourselves to be quite comforted by the professional staff throughout the entire process. Everything has turned out great and we now both have nearly perfect vision. We can't thank Northern Lights enough for showing us what the world looks like without prescription!" —Matt and Trista R.

"I chose Northern Lights LASIK because from the minute I walked in for my first appointment I was welcomed by their friendly staff and I walked out feeling confident about the process. On surgery day everyone made me feel very comfortable and Dr. Womack talked me through the entire procedure. LASIK has given me a sense of freedom! I love not having to worry about my contacts irritating my eyes!" —Irena L.

"Everyone at the office was so welcoming. Dr. Womack made me feel instantly calm as he answered by questions and reassured me about the procedure." —Beth G.

"I saw many happy patients with nearly perfect vision after their LASIK procedure at Northern Lights. As a fourth year optometry intern working in Fargo, I saw many happy patients with nearly perfect vision after their LASIK procedure at Northern Lights. After visiting the facility and seeing the entire process from beginning to end myself, I knew that this was the place to have my procedure done as well. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly, and Dr. Womack was very professional and thorough. I would highly recommend Northern Lights LASIK to anyone considering investing in freedom from their glasses and contacts!" —Rachna M.

More About Larry Womack, MD

Larry Womack, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist who has also been certified in LASIK by the American College of Eye Surgeons. In his 20-year career, Dr. Womack has performed over 40,000 laser correction surgeries, including LASIK and other vision correction procedures like RK, ALK, INTACS, LASEK, PRK and Refractive Lens Exchange. An experienced and knowledgeable refractive surgeon, Dr. Womack holds memberships in several reputable organizations, including the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the International Society of Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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