Want LASIK, But Overwhelmed By Anxiety? Here’s What To Do

You’ve done your research, and you know you’re a candidate for LASIK eye surgery. What’s more, you really want the procedure and the hassle-free, clear vision it offers. But, there’s a problem: you’re terrified of it. Most people feel a little nervous about having eye surgery, but if you struggle with generalized anxiety (or another form of clinical anxiety), it can be a real roadblock to following through. Here are some tips to try if you want LASIK, but are worried your anxiety will stand in your way.

Posted in Presbyopia, Monovision, Lasik Information, Optometry Information, Blended Vision, Nearsightedness, LASIK Surgery Options, LASIK Eye, How to Fix Nearsightedness, Eye Exam, LASIK financing

4 Things Patients Love About LASIK

Playing into the February theme of Valentine's Day, this post could be a fun opportunity to highlight a few of the things that patients enjoy most about LASIK. We could pull a couple excerpts from quotes from real patients from the site to include, and try to think outside the box to mention positive results people might not think of.

Posted in Presbyopia, Monovision, Lasik Information, Optometry Information, Blended Vision, Nearsightedness, LASIK Surgery Options, LASIK Eye, How to Fix Nearsightedness, Eye Exam, LASIK financing

4 Creative Ways To Save Money To Pay For LASIK Surgery

We’ve written a lot about LASIK payment plans and financing, and about how you can use HSAs or FSAs to pay for your LASIK eye surgery. We’ve also shared about LASIK overall costs, and a breakdown between LASIK and regular vision care. But what if you’ve read all of these posts, want to move forward with laser eye surgery - but are still coming up short? Here are some creative ways to fund your procedure.

Posted in Presbyopia, Monovision, Lasik Information, Optometry Information, Blended Vision, Nearsightedness, LASIK Surgery Options, LASIK Eye, How to Fix Nearsightedness, Eye Exam, LASIK financing

Should You Get LASIK, Based On Your Age?

You’ve probably heard that the best age for LASIK is anytime after your vision has become stable (usually between 18 and 21) until around age 40. But, what if you’re between 35 and 40? Is LASIK still a good investment in this age range? Since you’re getting closer to the time when your vision may start changing again, does this alter your LASIK eligibility? Here are some considerations.

Posted in Presbyopia, Monovision, Lasik Information, Optometry Information, Blended Vision, Nearsightedness, LASIK Surgery Options, LASIK Eye, How to Fix Nearsightedness, Eye Exam, LASIK financing

Is It Possible to Get Cataracts Again After Surgery?

So you have a cataract, and have heard you can possibly develop another one even after cataract surgery. Now you’re wondering, “is cataract surgery worth it?” Here’s a look at the facts, so you can make the most informed decision possible.

Posted in Blended Vision, Cataract Information, Types of Cataract Surgery Lenses, Intraocular Lenses, Cataract Surgery Options, Cataract Evaluation, Cataract Lens Options, Cataract Lens Cost, Signs of Cataracts, Vision Care

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