When Should I Get LASIK?

Eyeglasses and contact lenses help many people see clearly, but they aren’t exactly convenient. If you’ve ever lost a contact lens or misplaced your glasses, you know how frustrating it can be to be dependent on corrective lenses.  

LASIK is a commonly performed method of vision correction for patients with myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism. It is a popular procedure for several reasons, including minimal recovery time and high rates of patient satisfaction.

My Insurance Doesn’t Cover LASIK. Is It Still Worth It?

Since LASIK is considered a cosmetic rather than medically necessary procedure, most vision insurance plans don’t cover it. While paying out of pocket can seem like a barrier to LASIK, the benefits often outweigh the cost. If you’re considering LASIK surgery, the Northeastern Eye Institute has financing options to make enjoying corrected vision easy. Call 800-334-2233 to schedule a free LASIK consultation.

Is LASIK Right for Me?

LASIK can free you from the hassle of contacts and glasses and correct your vision problems for good. With nearly 700,000 LASIK surgeries being performed each year, find out if you would benefit from LASIK or another corrective vision procedure.

6 Ways LASIK Can Change Your Life

If you’d like to eliminate your dependence on glasses and contact lenses, LASIK may be a great option for you. This procedure, which uses a laser to reshape your cornea, can restore clear vision. The improvements in your vision achieved by LASIK can have far-reaching impacts throughout your life.

View our slide presentation below to discover some of the ways that LASIK can change your life.

When Can I Use a Computer after LASIK?

We've become highly dependent on technology in many areas of our life, and one of the core pieces of technology that we rely on is a computer. Most people use a computer on a daily basis -- as part of their jobs, to surf the Internet at home, to complete creative projects and for a variety of other reasons. So it is common for perspective LASIK patients to be concerned about having to take time away from a computer after their procedure.