What Is LASIK?

Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is a surgery that reshapes your cornea through the use of lasers. It’s a quick and precise procedure that can correct myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism, enabling you to see clearly without glasses or contact lenses.

LASIK is typically painless, its results are immediate, and its recovery period is short. In many cases, the surgery can be performed on both eyes in under 15 minutes, and since it’s an outpatient procedure, you will be able to relax in the comfort of your own home as your eyes heal.

The surgery is quick and pain-free, generally producing results in only 15-30 minutes.

Why LASIK?

Smudges, scratches, saline solution — sometimes wearing glasses or contact lenses can be a bit of a hassle. If you’re looking for a lens-free approach to clearer vision, you may want to consider LASIK eye surgery.

LASIK can be used to correct a number of vision problems, including nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism. Not only is LASIK fast and effective, it’s also a common and trusted procedure — more than 600,000 Americans elect to have the surgery each year.

Imagine: no more cleaning fingerprints off your glasses. No more updating prescriptions. No more accidentally poking yourself in the eye or forgetting to take your contacts out before bed. In short, LASIK offers a safe and reliable way to improve your vision and enhance your quality of life.

I have never been more impressed with an operation than yours. Everyone was great! Just unbelievable!

- Daniel H.

I am so thrilled since my PRK surgery! I am enjoying the freedom from my glasses and contact lenses for hiking, Scuba diving and everyday life! The doctors were so caring and professional throughout the entire process. My only regret is that I waited so long to do it.

- Amy Crump-Sabin, OD

I am so happy with my LASIK results! I can’t believe how much my tennis game has improved and I love the freedom of not having to carry around several pairs of glasses

- Renee W.

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Is LASIK Safe?

Did you know that more than 600,000 LASIK surgeries are performed in the United States each year? LASIK is one of the most common elective medical procedures in the world, and according to studies reviewed by the FDA, more than 95 percent of LASIK patients are satisfied with the results of their surgeries.

The FDA considers LASIK to be safe and effective when performed on a good candidate by an experienced surgeon. The overwhelming majority of LASIK patients are satisfied with the improvements to their vision, and research shows that well-informed patients find that the benefits of LASIK considerably outweigh the risks.

LASIK Recovery

The recovery period following LASIK is quite short. Patients tend to experience noticeably sharper vision within one to three days, and in most cases, will be able to drive and return to work the day after their procedure. If you experience blurriness or fluctuations in the clarity of your vision, there’s no need to worry — both are completely normal parts of the healing process, which can take up to two or three months in total.

After your procedure, your surgeon will send you home with eye drops and instructions on when and how to use them. Regular visits with your surgeon in the 12 months after your surgery will help guarantee that your eyes heal properly. All follow-up appointments are included in the cost of your LASIK procedure.

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How Much Does LASIK Surgery Cost?

There’s no standard price for LASIK surgery. Why? No two eyes are exactly alike, and every surgery varies slightly based on the patient and their unique needs and vision goals.

During your free consultation, our surgeons will provide you with a detailed, personalized quote, so you’ll never be surprised by any of the costs associated with your procedure. This quote will be based on your eye health, the strength of your current prescription, and your lifestyle.

LASIK Alternatives

If you and your surgeon determine that you’re not a good candidate for LASIK, there’s no need to worry! There are a number of other procedures that can help improve your vision so you can live without the hassle of glasses or contact lenses.

 

Visian ICL

Visian ICL is a procedure designed to correct common refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. However, unlike LASIK and PRK, the procedure doesn’t make use of lasers. Instead, a surgeon places an implantable collamer lens (ICL) into your eye that works with your natural lens to improve your vision. This makes Visian ICL a good option for patients who have chronically dry eyes or thin or abnormally shaped corneas.

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