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Doctor insights on: How Much Does Lasik Surgeries Cost

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How much does lasik surgeries cost?

LASIK: Lasik costs vary depending on where you live. Some doctors will offer promotions in your area. Do a google search in your city to see what is available. The cheapest option is not always the best. Sometimes, you get what you pay for. Ask about pre=op screening and after care. Ask about emergency care 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, and a year from surgery. Ask about enhancements. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about how much does standard lasik eye surgery cost?

Can you tell me about how much does standard lasik eye surgery cost?

Lasik: Ranges between $500 to $3, 000 per eye. Be careful, select you surgeon based on experience and outcomes, not price. If that surgeon or one you can trust is too expensive, do not have the procedure. You may regret it the rest of your life if you do not be careful! ...Read more

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How much does the lasik eye surgery really cost?

How much does the lasik eye surgery really cost?

Usually > 4K total: The national average cost in 2012 was over 2k per eye. However, the cost of lasik can vary based on many factors. The biggest variables are the technology used in surgery and the overhead of the surgical center. So, centers with newer, more up-to-date, advanced technologies will often have higher costs. Many of these technologies have high associated usage fees. ...Read more

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How strong is the lasik flap 6 months post surgery? How much force would it take to dislodge it?

How strong is the lasik flap 6 months post surgery? How much force would it take to dislodge it?

Reasonably secure: Flap adhesion is usually good @ 6 months. However, all flaps are susceptible to dislodging with focal trauma. ...Read more

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I had lasik surgery week ago till now i can't see 100% thers a problem in focusing its hard to drive how much time will it take to perfect vision?

Vision can fluctuate: Vision can fluctuate for up to a month after lasik. In addition to dry eyes, I have seen lasik patients that have undiagnosed lid margin disease, which can also affect vision. Your lasik surgeon will be able to help if you have other conditions or dry eyes. For now, be patient and use prescribed drops and artificial tears. ...Read more

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Is lasik surgery safe?

Yes: Lasik is one of the safest elective procedures performed in the U.S. Any procedure has some risk though. Discuss this with a lasik surgeon. ...Read more

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What is lasik surgery?

What is lasik surgery?

Its a laser surgery: Refractive surgeries or surgeries to lessen the need for glasses came of age in the 1980s. Various surgical means of changing the shape of the cornea were developed. In the late1980s with the development of the excimer laser, a laser that could precisely remove tissue and reshape the human cornea was envisioned. Lasik is one of these surgeries. ...Read more

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Can lasik surgery help you?

LASIK: For the right patient, vision correction surgery (LASIK/PRK) can be life changing. However, these surgeries should not be taken lightly. A very detailed, thorough consultation and eye examination with an eye surgeon is invaluable in deciding on whether to pursue surgery. Not everyone is a good candidate for surgery. If you are a good candidate, the procedure can be very rewarding and life changing ...Read more

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How risky is lasik surgery?

Very safe: Lasik is one of the most common and safest elective procedures performed in the United States. ...Read more

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