Pro athletes consider LASIK eye surgery like everyone else with vision problems

NFL Players and Pro Athletes Opt for LASIK in the Offseason

The NFL will hold its first-ever virtual draft this week. One story capturing fan interest and a lot of buzz during the off-season was New Orleans Saints’ (formerly Tampa Bay Buccaneers) QB Jameis Winston’s decision to have LASIK. He joins other prominent NFL players (think Tiki Barber, Carson Wentz, Kirk Cousins) and other pro athletes…

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What To Expect During Your Next Eye Doctor Visit

Your next eye doctor visit will look and feel different in the post-COVID-19 world. There is no denying an eye exam is an up-close and personal experience, which may feel like it’s going against the need for social distancing in the era of COVID-19.  In response, eye doctors across the country are adopting measures to…

Wearing a face mask with eyeglasses can be a challenge. Learn how to prevent fogged lenses.

Is Your Face Mask Fogging Up Your Glasses? We Have Some Tips For You

Following the CDC’s recent recommendations, cities across the country – from Los Angeles to Laredo, Texas – are implementing policies requiring citizens to wear face masks in public in an effort to help prevent the spread of coronavirus – which is likely to be the case for a while.  For most of us, this feels…

The latest in health savings account information for vision and eye care costs.

Changes to Health Saving Accounts in Response to COVID-19

The U.S. federal government recently passed the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Stabilization Act – also known as the CARES Act – which gave people some additional flexibility in how they can use health savings accounts (HSAs) and flexible savings accounts (FSAs) for medical expenses.  We discuss the value of these tax-exempt savings accounts in…

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How Much Does LASIK Eye Surgery Cost?

One of the most common questions people considering laser vision correction surgery ask is: How much does LASIK eye surgery cost? The short answer is, on average, it costs around $4,200.  But there’s more to understanding how much LASIK eye surgery costs than the national average. Here, we explore the many factors that go into…

Your Eye Doctor Will See You Now: Tips for Your Virtual Eye Care Visit

As discussed in our earlier post Coronavirus and Your Eyes: Tips for Caring for Your Eyes, you may find yourself needing the care and advice of your eye doctor to discuss troubling eye or vision symptoms. If so, you might be able to take advantage of a virtual visit with your eye doctor. Virtual, or telemedicine,…

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