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…

insurance for LASIK

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…

Getting LASIK

Interested in Getting LASIK? Start Here

Getting LASIK or other laser vision correction procedure like SMILE or PRK is a big decision.  You need to think it through carefully to make sure you are doing the right thing for your health and vision. To help, here we offer some tips and information on the first important steps to take on the path…

Allergy Season Can Be Hard on The Eyes

The annual urge to Spring Clean is tough on those allergic to dust and dander. For eye allergy sufferers, the trade-off for a clean house is a runny nose, watery and itchy eyes, and perhaps a scratchy throat. Maybe just head outside instead for some fun in the warming weather. Or, maybe not. A recent…

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 –…

SMILE is a new laser vision correction option for those with nearsightedness

SMILE Procedure Expands Laser Vision Correction Options

For those looking into their vision correction options, there is another laser eye procedure to consider.  Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in September 2016, small incision lenticule extraction – better known by its acronym SMILE – offers patients a treatment option they may be better suited for than other laser vision correction…

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