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LASIK Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is LASIK?

LASIK stands for "Laser in situ Keratomileusis" and is a surgical procedure used to correct a wide range of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Patients experience little discomfort and can return to work the next day.

 

Is LASIK covered by insurance?

LASIK is considered an elective procedure and is generally not covered by insurance. Some vision plans offer a 10-15% discount, and you can use your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) on LASIK.

 

How do I know if I'm a candidate?

The only way to know whether or not you’re a good candidate for LASIK is to have a consultation at our surgery center. This exam is free, so schedule yours today!

 

What are the Benefits of LASIK?

LASIK has quickly become the laser procedure of choice for most patients because of the fast recovery time, and fewer side effects and complications than other methods of vision correction. LASIK is beneficial for people who want freedom from glasses or contacts.

 

What are the results you can easily see?

  • Crisp, clear vision without the need for glasses or contacts

  • 99% of patients achieve 20/20 vision or better

  • Reduced halos, glare or other vision abnormalities

  • Improved night time vision

  • Long-Lasting results

  • Quick results with very little recovery time

 

How will it enhance your quality of life?

  • Become less dependent on glasses and contact lenses- or even free from them altogether.

  • Save money that you used to spend on glasses, contact lenses, contact solutions, drops etc.

  • Enjoy an active lifestyle the hassle of contact lenses or glasses.