iLASIK Eye Surgery? Why People Choose It
Have you wondered about LASIK eye surgery, but just couldn’t imagine why some would choose to have the procedure? It boils down to convenience, lifestyle and comfort.
For starters, there’s the simple convenience of not having to fuss with contact lenses or glasses. Sure, you may be used to wearing glasses. And yes, you might even feel that the daily contact lenses routine isn’t that bad. Can you imagine your life without those ‘inconveniences’.
Benefits of iLASIK for an Active Lifestyle
You work hard, and you play hard. When you’re hiking, working out, or going for a swim, vision correction devices are the last thing you want on your mind. With LASIK, you can go about your activities without any interferences. One big benefit, rarely discussed, is improved depth perception. Ask any baseball player what it’s like to switch from glasses to contacts and then without – every change in visual acuity requires a mental adjustment to compensate for the difference in depth perception.
Benefits of iLASIK for Your Profession
Whether you are an athlete, work on a construction site, sit behind a desk, or anything in between, LASIK makes it easier to pursue your profession with confidence. If you’ve lived with lifelong glasses or contact lenses, you’ll be surprised by the dramatic difference that clear vision could make in your day-to-day work.
iLASIK Cost vs Lifetime Glasses & Contact Lenses
A word of warning, don’t choose where to have LASIK done based on price. We refer to and co-manage with only the best doctors in the area. For sure they have a payment plan that will fit you budget and will pay for itself in just a few years. LASIK eye surgery is a one-time cost while glasses and contact lenses are an ongoing cost over a lifetime. If you were to do the numbers, you may want consider the following:
- Quality glasses can be expensive, especially if you decide to purchase multiple pairs at a time for your different needs and they need to be replaced fairly often.
- Contact lens wearers have a monthly expense between the contact lenses and glasses to have on hand to give their eyes a rest.
- Prescription sunglasses are more costly than non-prescription sunglasses.
So while each individual is unique and different, these are just a sample of reasons why many have chosen LASIK eye surgery. Consult with Dr Hall to learn more about laser eye surgery and if it might be right for you.