Common LASIK Fears and Trusting Your Eye Doctor to Overcome Them
- Posted on: Sep 30 2014
Despite the popularity of LASIK, fears associated with the procedure are still common. There’s no denying the fact that there are risks associated with the procedure yet ultimately, it’s all about finding a reliable eye care provider that you can fully trust.
Fear of Being Awake and Feeling Pain During the Procedure
This is the most common fear associated with the LASIK procedure. However, this shouldn’t be a problem at all as the procedure begins with numbing eye drops and/or a mild sedative. As for fears of blinking during the procedure, a specially designed instrument and monitoring system will help keep your eyes open.
Fear of Complications
All forms of surgery, even the simplest ones like filling in dental cavities, have their own set of risks and possible complications. During your personal consultation, possible risks and complications will be discussed. Moreover, the chances of complications arising from the procedure are only rare.
Fear of LASIK Costs
LASIK may look costly at first glance. Yet, when you look at it closely, the amount you shell out for eyeglasses, contact lenses, and accessories over time will be equal to the amount you pay for LASIK. In addition, there are some insurance plans that cover a portion of the LASIK costs.
Free LASIK Consultation at the Roholt Vision Institute
So what exactly are you afraid of? If you’ve been considering LASIK for a while now, we invite you to our 2 hour Free LASIK consultation to help determine if you are a candidate for LASIK! Contact lens wearers must be out of contacts for 2 weeks for soft contacts and 4 weeks for gas permeable types prior to consultation. Call us at 1-800-481-9545 today to set up an appointment. We look forward to helping you improve your life through vision correction!