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LASIK eye surgery involves using lasers to change the shape of the cornea in order to correct vision. LEARN MORE ›
Average Price: $3,400

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I got glasses when I was 7. It was revolutionary, I remember looking around in wonder as my Dad drove me home from picking them up. I had never known you could see the leaves on the trees from a distance before, I thought everyone simply saw an amorphous fuzz of green. At 11 my prescription... READ MORE

I have wanted to do LASIK for awhile, but recently it's really been something I want done. We are going on a Cruise in October, so a few months ago I gave myself a goal to have it done before then. I can hardly wait to wear all the cute sunglasses, and watch tv in bed without my glasses on. Oh... READ MORE

Once I decided to go for it, I read every LASIK horror story I could find. Though 9 different acquaintances came back with nothing but rave reviews, I knew there would be risks. I knew the structural integrity of my eyes would never be the same. These risks could dramatically affect my quality... READ MORE

This is the end of a very long journey for me, one that has led me all the way from Australia to Mumbai, India. I wish I had more time to reflect but I have to be up early for surgery tomorrow and thought writing something is better than nothing. My background is that I have extreme hyperopia,... READ MORE

They tell you it will feel like getting soap in your eye, which it does, but they don't tell you that it feels like getting soap in your eye and can't wash it out. The whole procedure lasted less than 20 minutes. I'd suggest asking for extra numbing drops throughout for more comfort because they... READ MORE

I'm 28 years old, and have been wearing contacts for almost half my life. I started wearing contacts when I was about 13 years old. I was not a very responsible lens wearer, as one might expect of a teenager. My parents suggested that I wear glasses, but I was pretty strong willed and did NOT... READ MORE

My LASIK procedure is scheduled for 9/3/13 - and I am scared senseless after reading the material that was given to me. I am 26 and have been in glasses for 8 years. My prescription has been stable for 5 years (currently -1.50 in the right eye and -1.75 in the left). I read through the risks of... READ MORE

Hello everyone, Looking at all the negative stuff written about lasik, I thought I should share my experience, since it is a positive one. I wore contact lenses for about 14 years. I couldn't wear glasses because my diopters were so high (-7.5 and -8.0) I would get a headache right behind... READ MORE

I went to TLC in Chesterfield Mo. My husband had it done a year prior. He too enjoys his results! I had worn glasses since I was 5 and couldn't see without them, 26 years was long enough! My left eye has always been lazy but was corrected a lot, not perfect but I knewrecommend it towouldn't... READ MORE

Wavelight Allegretto Laser surgery was the best decision I ever made.  I was scared and hesitant about having the procedure at first.  Being dependent on glasses and contacts left me feeling disabled.  I never thought my eyes were capable of seeing so clear, it was like a miracle... READ MORE

Five years ago, if I spread my hand out, and touched my thumb to my nose, I couldn't see my pinkie. I couldn't see the time for the clock, let alone the trees for the forest. I was 21 when I had Lasik: an early bird in some sense, but my wretched pinkie vision gracefully hadn't... READ MORE

I have been dependent on glasses or contacts to see as I suffered from an astigmatism for 20 years. As a television sports reporter, my job is to SEE the action. Whether it's a homerun, a touchdown or the scoreboard, it seemed like the further away those things were, the more difficult it became... READ MORE

Check out my video review of Lasik laser eye surgery, including: Choosing a doctor Lasik vs. PRK eye surgery The procedure Post-op recovery Why I think it was worth it Laser eye surgery costs READ MORE

I am in college and am about three weeks post-op. Having worn glasses/contacts since elementary school, it is absolutely wonderful to be able to see clearly without them. And knowing that my vision is improving by each passing day, Dr. Chynn told me that I will be seeing 20/20 by the end of the... READ MORE

== Decisions and Pre-op : I have had hypermetropia all my life, and it never really bothered me, even though my right eye could not see much at all. I could read well, from close and far. As for many people like me, with glasses on, it felt I could see worse than without ( it takes a lot of time... READ MORE

I had this done almost 2 months ago in Hamilton, Ontario. Before surgery was 20/40. At my last appointment I am now 20/20. They said I still have some swelling which is normal and still a bit dry. I do have a con though. The day of surgery I was told I needed prescription eye drops and they... READ MORE

I got lasik eye surgery 4 days ago at lasik md in brossard Quebec and I am very satisfied. If you have personal insurance make sure that you order the eye drops before the operation or else you won't be reimbursed. My doctor was Dr Mona Dagher and she is patient knowledgeable and professional.... READ MORE

Wore soft contacs for 4 years not many issues as they lasted 4-6 weeks without taking them out, will give opininion on lasik in 2;3 months as i was told that is adjustment time for monovision. right eye distance good but frustrated at left eye reader can only see about 18 in away and blurry in... READ MORE

I love it! I can't say enough how easy life is without fighting with contacts. I can wear make up without it running from me having to mess with my eyes so much. I can see when I wake up without having to fumble for glasses or contacts. I feel like a much safer driver and my vision is 20/15 in... READ MORE

I would advise everyone to re consider doing Lasik. ie dont do it! You must remember that when your eye is cut, the Dr and the Company do not say in their gloss'y that the cut will actually cut your senses that tell your eyes to water, thus you will end up with dry eye's for life. They ie the... READ MORE

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