Posted by: Georgia Eye Associates in LASIK

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Considering LASIK? It’s a life-changing procedure that gives you total visual independence.

LASIK’s immense popularity is the first clue that it is a great procedure. Keep reading to learn why you should consider LASIK as a vision correction procedure!

It Works

LASIK is a procedure that permanently reshapes the cornea. This allows for the correction of refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism.

Here’s something crazy: LASIK has a 96% success rate! That’s with patients who have had the procedure and achieved amazing results.

So why does it work so well? Part of it is because LASIK is an incredibly precise procedure. Only a tiny amount of corneal tissue is ever removed.

This ensures that only the smallest amount of tissue possible gets removed for optimal results. For patients, this means faster recovery and clearer vision.

It’s Safe

It’s natural to be apprehensive about surgery, especially one that is not medically necessary. Why would you want to take the risk to something as important as your vision?

The truth is, LASIK is safe and a low-risk procedure. LASIK is incredibly successful and the instances of complications are very low. The technology behind LASIK is always evolving and changing as well. This is part of what makes it so successful.

As with any surgical procedure, there are risks involved, but they are rare. The best thing a LASIK patient can do is follow all instructions from their surgeon.

This reduces risks and complications from happening. Above all, if you have questions, always ask them! It never hurts to be extra prepared, especially before a procedure like LASIK.

It’s More Cost-Effective Than You Think

LASIK seems expensive, at least up-front. What many people don’t realize is it’s incredibly cost-effective. Consider how much you already pay for glasses or contacts.

On average, most people spend at least $500 a year on these. Getting LASIK, you no longer have to worry about buying glasses or contacts.

That’s 500 extra dollars in your pocket, every year. After a few years, the cost of LASIK even starts to pay for itself. Not only is your LASIK paid off, but you’re saving money because you aren’t buying contacts or glasses.

If the up-front cost of LASIK still seems too high, you can always look into financing options. You can discuss these during your LASIK consultation at Georgia Eye Associates.

There’s no reason to let money stand in your way if you want to experience the life-changing effects of LASIK!

The Benefits

Being glasses-free and contacts-free is something that many people take for granted. People who have never needed glasses may not understand how frustrating they can be.

How many times have you accidentally dropped your glasses and scratched them? Or have you woken up in the middle of the night and had to fumble around for your glasses blindly?

Maybe you play sports and know that glasses are something that holds you back from playing your best. These are just a few of the many things that happen when you wear glasses.

Sometimes it just feels like worry after worry. Wouldn’t it be nice to stop worrying about your glasses?

People get LASIK because it serves an important purpose. It makes your life better by giving you more freedom!

Ready to find out if LASIK could be the right solution for you? Schedule a LASIK consultation at Georgia Eye Associates in Atlanta, GA!

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