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10
Feb
Eye Candy: 8 Vision-Healthy Recipes You’ve Got To Try

You’ve heard the hype about carrots and beta carotene, but plenty of other supermarket staples have been shown to offer significant eye health benefits. Next time you’re in the meat and veggie aisles, look for these ingredients to make a meal that’s more than eye candy. 1.       Spinach Omelet Eggs and spinach are packed with […]

Posted in: Eye Health,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
How Much Is LASIK With Insurance?

Some of the most common questions we receive about LASIK surgery focus on the cost of the procedure, and the payment options available to cover laser eye surgery. What is the cost of LASIK, and does insurance cover it? Most insurance companies consider LASIK an elective or cosmetic procedure, which means that it won’t be […]

Posted in: LASIK Cost,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
Can I Use FSA / HSA Funds for LASIK?

When thinking about laser eye surgery, the cost of LASIK can seem intimidating, but luckily, it doesn’t have to be. Did you know that in addition to other LASIK financing options you can use FSA or HSA funds for the procedure? Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Funds and LASIK Surgery LASIK surgery is one of the eligible medical […]

Posted in: LASIK Cost,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
PRK Recovery: What Can I Expect?

Like LASIK, Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) is a proven laser eye surgery procedure to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. PRK offers an excellent success rate and an ideal alternative for patients who may not be a good candidate for LASIK surgery. While PRK and LASIK are similar in many ways, the recovery process for each procedure is a […]

Posted in: PRK,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
Why Not Make LASIK Your New Year’s Resolution?

Do you struggle with contacts? Are you tired of waking up to a blurry room? Would you like to be less dependent on eye glasses in the New Year? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then it may be time for you to consider LASIK eye surgery. Benefits of LASIK: See more clearly […]

Posted in: LASIK, LASIK Candidacy,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
Three Reasons to Ask Your Eye Doctor About LASIK

Many optometrists have special training in LASIK. Your eye doctor can play an important role in helping you understand if laser eye surgery is right for you. Here are just three ways a your eye doctor can help. 1. Finding a LASIK provider Many eye doctors partner with reputable LASIK centers. Through this partnership, they […]

Posted in: LASIK Candidacy, LASIK Surgeons,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
How Does LASIK Eye Surgery Work?

LASIK eye surgery is a procedure that uses a skilled surgeon and a special laser to improve your vision, reducing your need for glasses or contact lenses. LASIK eye surgery is a two-step process, beginning with a flap creation and concluding with the corneal reshaping. There are pre- and post-operative preparations cushioning these two steps, […]

Posted in: LASIK,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
How Does LASIK Eye Surgery Feel?

LASIK eye surgery is a surgery performed while you’re awake, similar to a cavity filling. One of the most common questions people ask is, “How does LASIK eye surgery feel?” The short answer is “A little awkward, but otherwise not like much.” First steps of LASIK eye surgery Before your LASIK eye surgery, your provider […]

Posted in: LASIK FAQs,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
How Can I Pay for LASIK Eye Surgery?

The cost of LASIK eye surgery depends on a variety of factors, including the type of LASIK surgery being performed. While LASIK is not typically covered by insurance, there are quite a few options for financing your laser eye surgery. Ahead, we’ll cover some of the popular options for LASIK financing, along with one lesser-known option that […]

Posted in: LASIK Cost,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute
10
Feb
What is PRK?

Oftentimes when LASIK isn’t a good option for someone, PRK is a suitable alternative. Developed in the mid-1980s, PRK carries many of the benefits as other laser eye surgeries. Photorefractive kerectomy (PRK) remains a common eye surgery today, especially for people who have thin or irregular corneas or who have additional conditions that reduce their candidacy […]

Posted in: PRK,
Author: The LASIK Vision Institute