LASIK vs. SMILE Eye Surgery

LASIK vs. SMILE Eye Surgery

Posted on: October 16, 2019 | Lasik Eye Surgery

With medical advancements occurring every day, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest procedures. In the case of vision correction, now entering its third generation of procedures, there are several options to consider. For many years now, LASIK surgery has been the go-to way to free yourself from glasses, but a new […]

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PRK or LASIK

Between PRK or LASIK, Which is Better?

Posted on: September 20, 2019 | Lasik Eye Surgery

PRK or LASIK Having photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) or LASIK can positively impact one’s vision so that an individual can rely less on glasses or contact lenses. But they do differ and one may be best suited for a patient rather than the other. This is usually dependent on the severity of vision correction needed and […]

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How Long Does LASIK Last?

How Long Does LASIK Last?

Posted on: August 22, 2019 | Lasik Eye Surgery

LASIK can last a lifetime, 20 years, or 10 years. The lasting effects of the procedure depend upon multiple factors, including the age of the patient at the time of the procedure and medical conditions that one may develop as one ages that may affect eyesight. Read on to better understand the factors that affect […]

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Does Insurance Pay For LASIK

Insurance and LASIK Eye Surgery

Posted on: July 22, 2019 | Lasik Eye Surgery

Does insurance pay for LASIK? The average cost of laser eye surgery ranges anywhere from $1,000 per eye to $3,000. LASIK is considered cosmetic surgery by most insurance companies. Because of this, it is important to figure out how you can finance your laser eye surgery without the help of insurance. Luckily, there are ways […]

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How to treat sunburned eyes

How to Treat Sunburned Eyes

Posted on: June 25, 2019 | Healthy Eyes

You may ask yourself, what are sunburned eyes? How does one get sunburned eyes? When we think of sunburns, it’s commonly associated with the skin, but our eyes are not immune to the UV rays emitted from the sun. Also known as photokeratitis, sunburned eyes are the result of prolonged exposure to the sun’s rays […]

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How to Wash Your Face After LASIK

How to Wash Your Face After LASIK

Posted on: June 20, 2019 | Lasik Eye Surgery

Caring for yourself after LASIK extends past wearing sunglasses after your procedure. While LASIK complications are very rare, it is important to take appropriate measures to reduce the risk of infection following your LASIK procedure. For example, it is important to know how to wash your face after LASIK properly in order to give your […]

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Can I use my FSA for LASIK?

Posted on: May 22, 2019 | Lasik Eye Surgery

Yes, you can use your FSA to pay for LASIK by using your tax-free flexible spending account (FSA) or health savings account (HSA) to reduce the expense of LASIK surgery by 25%. While most insurance plans cover basic eye care, LASIK is considered elective surgery. While your insurance may cover emergencies, certain health care medical […]

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LASIK Process

LASIK Surgery Procedure: Step by Step

Posted on: April 29, 2019 | Lasik Eye Surgery

The LASIK procedure process is fast and simple, so we’re going to take you through each step for a better understanding of what really goes on during laser eye surgery. Whether you are receiving LASIK to correct farsightedness and astigmatism, or nearsightedness, laser vision correction is sure to vastly improve your quality of life. We […]

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How to Choose a LASIK Surgeon

How to Choose a LASIK Surgeon

Posted on: March 21, 2019 | Lasik Eye Surgery

For those interested in LASIK surgery, the road leading to 20/20 vision can be nerve-wracking. However, having a trusted surgeon by your side to ease your fears and concerns is the best way to prepare yourself for the procedure. While the procedure itself takes only 10-15 minutes or less, there is a lot that goes […]

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Good LASIK Candidate

What Makes a Good LASIK Candidate: Qualifying Factors

Posted on: February 21, 2019 | General, Lasik Eye Surgery

When dealing with vision correction, there are a number of routes that you can take. Among contacts, glasses, and even implantable lenses, there is an option available to patients that would bar the need for all of these choices: the LASIK procedure. When deciding if laser eye surgery is right for you, your doctor will […]

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