Frequently Asked Questions
Q: “Are laser vision correction procedures covered by insurance?”
A: Although few policies cover Laser Vision Correction, we would be happy to check yours when you come in for a consult. Remember patient financing plans are available.
Q: “Is there any pain involved with LASIK?”
A: Patients tell us they feel only slight discomfort, not pain during the procedure. After the procedure, most people report a slightly irritated eye for a few hours, like if you rubbed an eyelash in your eye. But pain is subjective, and when you learn more about the procedure you’ll form your own opinion of what to expect.
Q: “Has anyone ever gone blind form a Laser Vision Correction Procedure?”
A: There have been zero reported cases of total loss of vision.
Q: “Are there any side effects with Laser Vision Correction?”
A: As with any type of surgery, side effects and complications can occur. All potential side effects and complications will be discussed further at the time of the Laser Vision Correction consultation.
Q: “Why not go to a discount Laser Vision Correction center?”
A: With laser vision correction, safety, outcomes, and patient satisfaction should be the deciding factor behind the center you choose, not cost.
Q: “Is Laser Vision Correction for everyone?”
A: Laser Vision Correction is not necessarily for everyone. The best way to determine your candidacy is with a proper screening and thorough evaluation.
Q: “I am very busy at work. What type of time commitment is needed to have LASIK?”
A: This is a state-of-the-art procedure, which requires minimal time for the patient. The actual procedure lasts under 10 minutes per eye. Most patients can go back to work the very next day.