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How Much Does Laser Eye Surgery Cost?
7 Doctor Answers | Asked by Eva S in Seattle, WA
Cost of LASIK
The cost of laser surgery generally varies from $2000 to $4000 per eye depending on location, surgeon experience, type of equipment used, etc. Surgeons sometime offer special discounts for certain times of the year and are worth looking out for.
Laser Eye Surgery costs vary depending on many factors
Depends on many factors such as LASIK or PRK, bladeless LASIK or conventional LASIK with a microkeratome, custom or non-custom (older technology). In general, $1500 - $3000 per eye is a ballpark figure.
Cost of Laser Eye Surgery
The cost of laser eye surgery ranges from roughly $1000 to $3000 per eye. There are many factors that go in to this, and it is a difficult question to answer in a forum such as this. The technology that is being utilized, the severity of the patients prescription and the type of practice the surgeon works in are just three of many considerations among a long list. Suffice it to say....."you get what you pay for." Fortunately, the days of "two for one" dealsare behind u
Cost of laser vision correction surgery
At our practice, we typically perform CustomVue LASIK with Intralase, the best of technologies available. You should expect to pay anywhere from $3500 to $5000 to have both eyes treated in the DC/VA/MD market. You can also check out a map of other cities average prices here on RealSelf. Some practices have tiered pricing, meaning the lower your need for correction the less you pay OR the lesser a technology you choose the less you pay. I appreciate tiered pricing based upon your...
LASIK Costs: Shop for results, not price!
There is no doubt in my mind that many patients think of LASIK as a commodity, shopping for the cheapest price possible. In my area, Northern New Jersey, I have seen prices range from a low of $1000 per eye to a high of $3500 per eye. Many factors go into these prices including: * Surgeon experience * State of the art equipment and facility * Staff Training * Follow-up with surgeon vs. local optometrist vs. technician * Success rate of surgeon and center * Laser located on...
Cost is important in LASIK, but there are other things to consider
Cost is always a difficult thing for doctors in particular to discuss, but it is a reality and a very important consideration for any purchase. LASIK is not like buying a refrigerator, and usually people do not pick their brain surgeon based on the low bidder, so LASIK is not a commodity, but there is a cost aspect to consider. Be very careful of both centers that offer "as low as" pricing as well as a menu with upgrades available that make you choose between safety and...
You get what you pay for with laser eye surgery
Laser eye surgery costs can vary greatly from one surgeon to another. Some of this is based upon the technology used. Older, less sophisticated lasers might be less expensive. Some surgeons offer a more personalized approach while others run a high volume clinic. The important thing to remember is that laser eye surgery affects one of the most important things in your life, your vision. You’d never look for discount brain or heart surgery. Don’t skimp on your vision. Generally...