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If you’re like many people who wear glasses or contact lenses, you would prefer to no longer need them. Maybe you’re thinking about getting LASIK to improve your vision. Many people wonder if they can even afford LASIK and what they get when they have the procedure. The cost is all about the quality, experience of your surgeon, and the available technology.
What Are the Benefits of LASIK?
LASIK is a common procedure that has a high satisfaction rate among patients. It corrects the common refractive errors nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. LASIK corrects these vision problems by permanently reshaping your cornea. Most people who undergo LASIK can see clearly without visual aids after the procedure.
LASIK is also a fast procedure. Reshaping the cornea only takes a few minutes. Many patients experience the best vision of their lives within hours of getting LASIK, and most achieve 20/20 vision or better.
What Kind of LASIK Technology Does Mann Eye Institute Use?
Mann Eye Institute uses the latest diagnostic and treatment technology for LASIK, including several state-of-the-art laser platforms.
Our surgeons will choose the technology that will be best for your unique vision needs. The technology at the Mann Eye Institute includes:
- The WaveLight System
- The FS200 Femtosecond Laser
- The EX500 Excimer Laser
- The Allegretto Wave Eye-Q Excimer Laser
- Contoura Vision
- Iris Registration
Your eye doctor will tell you what technology they plan to use during your LASIK consultation and explain why it’s the best choice for you.
How Much Does LASIK in Houston and Austin Cost?
Remember the old adage “you get what you pay for”? Well, it might be old but it’s certainly true. And when it comes to the care of your eyes, quality matters. After all, you only get one set of eyes, so it’s vitally important to take care of them, making sure they are healthy and functioning well for a lifetime.
If you are considering LASIK surgery to correct your vision, congratulations! LASIK is a life-changing procedure that has helped millions of people just like you enjoy the freedom of great vision without the hindrance of glasses and contacts.
Price should not be a deterrent from getting LASIK. There are numerous financing options available. Plus, the savings you get by no longer needing glasses or contacts can pay for the cost of the procedure. On average, people who receive LASIK save $500 per year on eyecare costs alone. These savings can recoup the cost of the procedure in three years or less.
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Does Insurance Cover LASIK?
Because LASIK is considered an elective surgery, most insurance companies will not cover the procedure. But the majority of vision plans offer some type of discount and some even offer a discount on top of a current promotion. If you’re not sure, just come see us! Our financing team is more than happy to review your employer’s insurance policy to see if a portion of your LASIK procedure may be covered or if there is a discount available.
What LASIK Financing Options Do I Have?
Getting LASIK is an investment in your vision and the quality of your life. For many people, it’s worth the investment to live without glasses or contacts.
Some patients choose to save up to pay for the surgery. Others use money from their Flexible Spending Account or Health Spending Account.
Other patients decide to finance LASIK. Mann Eye Institute offers several financing options for our patients. Options include:
- CareCredit: CareCredit is a healthcare credit card. You can have LASIK when you want it with this credit card, then make monthly payments that fit your budget to pay for it.
- Alphaeon Credit: With the Alphaeon Credit card, you don’t have to wait to have LASIK. Alpaeon allows you to select the monthly payment option that works for you.
- Healthcare Finance Direct: Healthcare Finance Direct offers guaranteed approval financing for LASIK patients.
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