How to Use Your FSA and HSA for Laser Vision Correction: 2021 Update

For the tax year 2021, 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 they can use their FSA or HSA for laser vision correction such as LASIK as these procedures are…

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Does Insurance Cover LASIK? The Update for 2021

Many of those weighing options for vision correction naturally wonder: does insurance cover LASIK and other laser vision correction procedures like SMILE, PRK, LASEK, or epi-LASEK?  The good news is some insurance policies do offer benefits that can help with the cost of laser vision correction, but, as with most things, the details matter. Does…

Talking About Digital Eye Strain: One Patient’s Story

After a lifetime of wearing glasses and contacts, Katrina R. always expected to have laser vision correction: “I was one of those people who woke up not being able to see,” said the digital content creator who had her vision corrected with PRK in 2019. She spoke to us about her reasons for choosing laser…

Options in Laser Vision Correction Give Surgeons the Power to Personalize

Because LASIK is so popular, you may think it is the only laser vision correction procedure available. This couldn’t be further from the truth.  In fact, there are several techniques and technologies that make up a spectrum of choices in laser vision correction. Taken together, laser vision correction options – including PRK and SMILE –…

Vision For Winter Sports Can Make or Break a Season

The Winter snow season is in full swing in 2021 with excellent snow conditions being reported across the country to the delight of skiers,  snowboarders and snowmobilers.  A winter gear check is therefore in order  – along with a hard look at post-holiday sales to stock up on essentials (can’t have too many sweaters and…

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5 Reasons Competitive Athletes Choose LASIK

Professional athletes train their bodies to perform at an elite skill level. Because vision is integral to physical performance, athletes require vision correction that is always in place and can stand up to extreme conditions. Not surprisingly, many athletes choose LASIK due to its safety and effectiveness. Wherever a sport takes place, field, pitch, course,…

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