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The LASIK Vision Institute

1200 Lake Hearn Dr. Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30319
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For Appointments Call:

770-336-8314

Directions:

We are located just off of I-75 and I-285 behind the Akers Mill Shopping Center in the Galleria 75 Complex off Cobb Galleria Parkway between Cumberland Blvd at the end of Riverwood Pkwy. Look for the BB&T Bank across the street.

The LASIK Vision Institute vision center offers high-quality LASIK for residents in Athens, Midtown, Buckhead, Decatur, Galleria, Gwinnet, and many other surrounding areas in Georgia. Our industry leading convenience, plus our commitment to affordability, allows our patients to get the vision they want and experience they deserve. It’s easy to start your LASIK Journey with a free consultation.

What The LASIK Vision Institute Has to Offer In Athens GA:

  • Experience: Over 1.4 million procedures have been performed at The LASIK Vision Institute by some of the leading LASIK doctors in the country.
  • Advanced LASIK Technology: Clinically proven, FDA approved LASIK technology may be used for your laser eye surgery procedure.
  • Personalized care: Our highly trained LASIK professionals work with you to offer a custom laser vision correction solution based on your individual needs (including Custom Wavefront Optimized LASIK and PRK).
  • Affordability: We offer a range of pricing options for laser vision correction and easy financing options to fit your needs.
  • Convenience: We make vision correction as convenient as possible with LASIK eye surgery centers across the country so you don’t have to travel far to find a great doctor and an affordable price. Or you can start your LASIK Journey with a 10-15-minute virtual consultation.

The LASIK Vision Institute: Setting the Standard for Laser Eye Surgery

Choosing LASIK eye surgery is a big decision. You want the best possible outcome, with experienced surgeons, advanced technology, and a commitment to your long-term vision. That’s where The LASIK Vision Institute stands out. We pride ourselves on providing unparalleled care and expertise in laser eye surgery. With a commitment to excellence and a dedication to our patients’ vision, we offer a range of unique benefits that set us apart from others. Here’s why:

  1. LASIK is All We Do: At The LASIK Vision Institute, our focus is singular: LASIK. We don’t offer a variety of eye surgeries – we specialize in LASIK procedures. It’s our passion. This allows us to dedicate our resources, expertise, and technology to perfecting the art of LASIK. Our surgeons are highly-trained and experienced in LASIK specifically, ensuring you receive the best possible care.
  2. Guaranteed Financing: We understand LASIK surgery is an investment. That’s why we offer Guaranteed Financing. Regardless of your budget, we’ll find a payment plan that works for you. We offer easy application processes, custom programs with zero down payments in some cases, and convenient payment options. With guaranteed financing, there’s no barrier to achieving your best vision.
  3. Lifetime Assurance Plan: Unlike some, we offer a Lifetime Assurance Plan. Our exclusive Lifetime Assurance Plan demonstrates our confidence in the quality and the expertise of our surgeons. With this plan, patients receive peace of mind knowing that if they experience any visual changes, they will receive the same-technology procedure free of charge when deemed medically appropriate by the surgeon. Our commitment to maintaining your personal best vision throughout your life is our mission.

Athens Top-Rated LASIK Eye Surgeons

Meet Dr. Jonathan Carr and Dr. Eugene Smith, a dynamic duo dedicated to transforming lives through exceptional LASIK care. Both Dr. Jonathan Carr and Dr. Eugene Smith bring a wealth of experience and expertise to every patient interaction, ensuring the best care tailored to your needs and providing exceptional LASIK results.

Our highly skilled and trusted LASIK surgeons have successfully performed over 210,000 procedures combined and have over 50 years of refractive surgery experience. With their level of expertise and advanced techniques, you can trust that you’re in safe hands.

Schedule A FREE LASIK Consultation Today

The LASIK Vision Institute Same Day LASIK available

Your eyesight is extremely important to us and we want to make sure you have the information you need. Start your journey to better vision by scheduling a free LASIK consultation at our LASIK vision center today! We understand that choosing the right LASIK eye surgeon is a significant part of the decision-making process. Which is why we want to take the time to get to know you and understand your specific eye needs to provide you with exceptional service.

Plus, at The LASIK Vision Institute, you have the option to enjoy the convenience of a possible Same Day LASIK procedure. Allowing you to enhance your vision without prolonged wait times. Our Same Day LASIK process is designed for efficiency and convenience. From initial consultation to post-operative care, we prioritize a seamless experience, allowing you to achieve better vision with minimal hassle. Benefit from our team of experienced LASIK surgeons and advanced technology, ensuring optimal safety and efficacy throughout your journey to clearer vision.

LASIK Eye Surgery: Your Vision Correction FAQs

LASIK FAQs
What is LASIK Eye Surgery?

LASIK (Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis) is a revolutionary vision correction procedure that can free you from the hassles of glasses or contacts. During this bladeless laser eye surgery, an excimer laser gently reshapes the cornea with computer-precision to correct refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Say goodbye to visual aids and hello to crystal-clear natural vision!


Am I a Good Candidate for LASIK Eye Surgery?

The first step in your LASIK journey is an in-depth screening and evaluation by our experienced eye surgeons. During this comprehensive exam, we’ll assess your specific vision needs and eye health criteria.
Generally, good LASIK candidates meet the following requirements:

-Age 18 or older (with a stable vision prescription for at least 1-2 years)
-No existing eye diseases or conditions like keratoconus or glaucoma
-Sufficient corneal thickness
-Reasonable refractive error limits for nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism

However, exceptions can sometimes be made depending on individual circumstances. Our laser eye surgery experts will take the time to understand your unique vision goals and medical profile. We’ll then advise if you’re an ideal LASIK candidate or if another vision correction treatment may be better suited for outstanding results.
Don’t settle for blurred vision a day longer! Schedule your LASIK consultation now to discover if you’re a candidate for crystal-clear visual freedom.


Does LASIK Hurt?

The thought of laser eye surgery may seem daunting, but rest assured, LASIK is a painless and comfortable experience. Numbing eye drops are applied to completely anesthetize your eyes before the procedure begins. You may feel a mild pressure sensation around your eye during the laser corneal reshaping, but no pain. Many patients are pleasantly surprised by how smooth and painless their LASIK journey is.
To ensure maximum comfort, your surgeon may also prescribe a mild oral sedative to help you stay relaxed throughout the quick 10-15 minute LASIK procedure.


What is Recovery Like After LASIK Surgery?

After your life-changing LASIK procedure, you can expect some minor irritation or a gritty sensation in your eyes for a few hours as the numbing drops wear off. This mild discomfort is temporary and can be easily managed with over-the-counter eye drops or oral medication prescribed by your surgeon.
Most patients find that a short nap after their laser vision correction allows their eyes to rest and reset. When you awake, you’ll be amazed at your newfound visual clarity! Your surgeon will also provide medicated eye drops to aid in healing and prevent infection during your swift recovery period.


Does Insurance Cover LASIK?

While LASIK is typically considered elective, some insurance plans offer:

Reduced Rates: Many insurers negotiate special rates for members. Call your provider to see if they have discounts for LASIK surgery.
Coverage Exceptions: For specific professions like athletes or military personnel, perfect vision might be job-related, making LASIK a covered expense. Explore your plan details or contact your insurer directly for clarification.
Maximize Your Savings:

Provider Discounts: Many LASIK clinics offer special pricing for AAA members, veterans, or by profession. Ask your chosen provider about available discounts.


Athens, GA LASIK Eye Surgery Center Reviews

The attention to detail was incredible. The knowledge and expertise of the entire staff was amazing. I will absolutely recommend this place to all my friends and family. I feel like a new person, lasik life changing. Dr. Hahn is so kind and his knowledge of the eyes is unmatched.

Nicole H.
Nicole H.
a week ago

Absolutely incredible experience from start to finish. Dr Carr and his team have the most phenomenal customer service, not to mention the fact that I’ve got a brand new set of perfectly functioning eyes. The staff in this office has been nothing short of treating me like family. I would recommend Dr Carr to anyone who asks.

Lilly S.
Lilly S.
a month ago

Hands down the best customer experience I've received in years. They made me feel comfortable. The procedure was less than 25 mins. A little pain the first hour after surgery. After 3-4 hours of sleep, I was good to go.

Chris R.
Chris R.
a month ago

The procedure is painless that is very true. 10 min tops and you are done. I wish I did this sooner. I am still healing but the pain was minimal after the procedure and no pain in the coming days after. The staff were amazing, kind and very educative. They all take their time to explain in detail the process and what to expect. They made me feel comfortable enough…

Gladys M.
Gladys M.
2 months ago

This is the best experience Ever. If you're thinking about doing it..... DO IT!!! The staff is very kind & supportive & my Doctor was the Best in how he carried me through the procedure. I'm very thankful & I am so happy! Happy Tears 🥲

Dena H.
Dena H.
a month ago