LASIK Surgery: Three Things It’s Normal To Worry About

Are you considering LASIK surgery, but worried about the procedure? If you are, take positive steps to address your worries, such as doing research and sharing your questions and concerns with your refractive surgeon. This will help give you a clear understanding of what LASIK surgery involves and what your recovery will be like. The American…

Are You An Informed LASIK Patient? Questions To Ask Yourself

By Kerry Solomon, MD LASIK is so common these days, it seems like everyone who wants it has it done. But the fact is, not everyone is a good candidate for refractive surgery—what we often call vision correction surgery. I can tell you in my practice, about 20 percent of the LASIK patient prospects I…

Your LASIK Consultation: What To Expect

Congratulations! You are taking the next—and very important step—in your LASIK experience: Getting a LASIK consultation with a qualified ophthalmologist specializing in refractive surgery. Your consultation with a refractive surgeon should be balanced, detailed and personalized to you and your vision. The American Refractive Surgery Council offers this advice about what to expect when you…

How to Use Your FSA and HSA for LASIK Surgery: 2020 Update

For the tax year 2020, the IRS has announced new contribution limits for both the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and the Health Savings Accounts (HSA).  Those who have access to these accounts may be interested to learn that laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK are an eligible expense according to the IRS. Importantly, the…

LASIK Isn’t For Everyone: How To Know If It Isn’t Right For You

Many people are blessed with perfect 20/20 vision—they have no worries and no hassle with seeing life in this world in all its clear, crisp splendor. However, for the rest of us struggling with the daily issues related to corrective lenses—and there’s a bunch of us (we’re a majority on this planet)—we think about our…

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